Seven steps to cold weather safety

Winter weather has arrived in much of the country. Do you know the signs of hypothermia, and what to do if you get frostbite? Read on to make sure you're ready for cold weather!

1) Listen to the weather forecast

Weather forecasts are available through radio and TV broadcasts, Environment Canada's Weatheradio service, and online at

2) Plan ahead

3) Dress warmly

4) Seek shelter

5) Stay dry

6) Keep active

7) Be aware


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These tips have been brought to you by Environment Canada in collaboration with Public Safety Canada.

To learn more about how to prepare for a range of emergencies, visit or follow us on Twitter @Get_Prepared.

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