2008: Eastern Canada Storm
March 9, 2013 — As winter crawls out of the country, The Weather Network takes a look back at dangerous storm that roared through Eastern Canada in 2008.
The storm dumped as much as 50 cm of snow in some places
Between March 7-9th, 2008, a massive storm moved across Eastern Canada.
The messy storm dumped 15 cm of snow in Toronto, and more than 50 cm in places like Ottawa and St. Catharines, Ontario.
Hundreds of flights were cancelled in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal -- bad timing for those travelling on March Break
Up to 40 cm of snow fell in some areas of Quebec.
In the Maritimes, the storm brought a dangerous mix of snow, rain and freezing rain.