• Wintry scenes from Can Geo's Instagram community

    Wintry scenes from Can Geo's Instagram community.

"Winter is coming," the oft-repeated words of the Stark family in Game of Thrones, are practically Canada's unofficial motto. In fact, in parts of the country, winter is already here: in the Arctic, the sea ice has come in, and the Prairies have had snow on the ground for weeks now. Even balmy Vancouver experienced an uncharacteristic autumn snowfall earlier this month. 

For this week's online edition of In a snap, we have decided to embrace winter and round up 10 photos showcasing seasonal scenes from across Canada. From Roland Bast's frozen scene of Meech Lake in Gatineau Park to Weronika Murray's stunning image of the new Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway on its opening day (a highway Ray Hyland wrote about here), these wintry wonderlands have us dreaming of snowshoes and hot cocoa.  

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Seal River, Man.


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Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway


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Banff National Park


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Jasper National Park


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Canadian Rockies, B.C.


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Churchill, Man.

Meech Lake, Gatineau, Que.


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Edmonton, Alta.


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Wascana Lake, Sask.


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Walker Woods Trail, Goodwood, Ont.


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