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In photos: Your best (worst) winter weather photos

Janice Gould and Rick Cooper's house in Port au Choix, N.L., is almost completely buried under a thick blanket of snow on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
Janice Gould and Rick Cooper's house in Port au Choix, N.L., is almost completely buried under a thick blanket of snow on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho-Janice Gould

It’s been a rough winter across Canada, though it may have been rougher in some parts than other (looking at you, Vancouver). So we asked you to send us examples of just how bad it’s been.

Here are a few winter weather photos from you.

This looks like a normal photo of someone standing in a field. Until you realize that Arleen Kirstofferson of Gimli, Man. is standing on a picnic table.
This looks like a normal photo of someone standing in a field. Until you realize that Arleen Kirstofferson of Gimli, Man. is standing on a picnic table. Courtesy of Arleen Kirstofferson, Gimli, Man
Just walking the streets of Calgary was a challenge this winter.
Just walking the streets of Calgary was a challenge this winter. Courtesy Laura Anne Jorritsma, Calgary, Alta.
We don't know where this is, but whoever has to clean off this car better do some stretching exercises to warm up first.
We don't know where this is, but whoever has to clean off this car better do some stretching exercises to warm up first. Courtesy Wendy Raymond
It may be picturesque, but it's a chilly -35 C.
It may be picturesque, but it's a chilly -35 C. Courtesy of Trish Engelking, Edmonton, Alta.
Winter gave plenty of people back-breaking work. It was probably a good season for chiropractors.
Winter gave plenty of people back-breaking work. It was probably a good season for chiropractors. Courtesy of Donna Lynn LePine, Manitoba
Snow towers over a dog.
Snow towers over a dog. Courtesy Donna Lynn Pine, Manitoba
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Heavy snow provided challenges. "The recycling box picked up by a snow cleaner, tossed on to a snowbank then covered with snow and ice is just one example of the frustration people felt," says Katherine Tschetter.
Heavy snow provided challenges. "The recycling box picked up by a snow cleaner, tossed on to a snowbank then covered with snow and ice is just one example of the frustration people felt," says Katherine Tschetter. Courtesy of Katherine Tschetter, North Kildodan, Man.
"This was the worst we had in Duncan, B.C. We had a good winter for the most part unlike the rest of the "country," says Brenda Irving.
"This was the worst we had in Duncan, B.C. We had a good winter for the most part unlike the rest of the "country," says Brenda Irving. Courtesy of Brenda Irving, Duncan, B.C.
Somewhere under the snow is a picnic table, says Sarah-Jane Klaassen of Cobalt, Ont.
Somewhere under the snow is a picnic table, says Sarah-Jane Klaassen of Cobalt, Ont. Courtesy of Sarah-Jane Klaassen, Cobalt, Ont.
Okay. THAT's cold.
Okay. THAT's cold. Courtesy Leigh Knox, Yukon
Shelley Morrison of Lindell Beach, BC, says that at one point the snow was so deep her Chihuahua wasn't able to seek relief. That's rough.
Shelley Morrison of Lindell Beach, BC, says that at one point the snow was so deep her Chihuahua wasn't able to seek relief. That's rough. Courtesy of Shelley Morrison, Lindell Beach, BC
Not only was there a lot of snow this winter across most of Canada, but winds, too, which created dangerous whiteout conditions.
Not only was there a lot of snow this winter across most of Canada, but winds, too, which created dangerous whiteout conditions. Courtesy of Kristine Stirling-Carino
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The prolonged snow and wind this season made for dangerous driving conditions.
The prolonged snow and wind this season made for dangerous driving conditions. Courtesy Kristine Stirling-Carino, Manitoba
To understand just how high the snow is, Elisa Carol points out that the garage on the side house transport trucks.
To understand just how high the snow is, Elisa Carol points out that the garage on the side house transport trucks. Courtesy Elisha Carol, Manitoba
Cindy Bizeau-Gregoire says that, after being away from Sept-Iles, Que., this is the weather to which she returned.
Cindy Bizeau-Gregoire says that, after being away from Sept-Iles, Que., this is the weather to which she returned. Courtesy of Cindy Bizeau-Gregoire, Sept-Iles, Que.
The storm that hit Atlantic Canada at the end of March, though technically a spring storm, still dumped plenty of winter weather on the region.
The storm that hit Atlantic Canada at the end of March, though technically a spring storm, still dumped plenty of winter weather on the region. Dean Lloyd, New Brunswick
Another one from Cindy Bizeau-Gregoire, an hour from Sept-Iles, Que.
Another one from Cindy Bizeau-Gregoire, an hour from Sept-Iles, Que. Courtesy of Cindy Bizeau-Gregoire, Sept-Iles, Que.
Okay, so maybe coastal B.C. hasn't seen a tough winter, but that doesn't mean the rest of the province hasn't. Zelda had to spy on her neighbours from the top of a very large snow drift in Revelstoke, B.C.
Okay, so maybe coastal B.C. hasn't seen a tough winter, but that doesn't mean the rest of the province hasn't. Zelda had to spy on her neighbours from the top of a very large snow drift in Revelstoke, B.C. Shannon Moorhead, Revelstoke, B.C.
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Nothing can stop a good Canadian barbecue.
Nothing can stop a good Canadian barbecue. Courtesy of Joe Stogrin, Chatfield, Man.
"Here in the PineFalls/Lac du Bonnet Manitoba area, we may live in frigid temperatures for 1/3 of the year and Mosquitos for another 1/3, but I'll take it over hurricanes, tsunamis, tornadoes, flooding and now especially mudslides any day," says Tim Chartier.
"Here in the PineFalls/Lac du Bonnet Manitoba area, we may live in frigid temperatures for 1/3 of the year and Mosquitos for another 1/3, but I'll take it over hurricanes, tsunamis, tornadoes, flooding and now especially mudslides any day," says Tim Chartier. Courtesy Tim Chartier, Pine Falls/Lac du Bonnet, Man.
Southern B.C. didn't experience the harshness of winter that most Canadians endured this winter. "The 'snowdrops' were poking up in January as usual here in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, but later in February we had some snow that almost buried them. We were all worried, but the snow melted in a couple of days and we were back to normal," says Frank Wall.
Southern B.C. didn't experience the harshness of winter that most Canadians endured this winter. "The 'snowdrops' were poking up in January as usual here in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, but later in February we had some snow that almost buried them. We were all worried, but the snow melted in a couple of days and we were back to normal," says Frank Wall. Courtesy of Frank Wall, Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, BC

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