Quote of the Day

A plow truck cleaned up the shoulder of an ice road in Inuvik in the Northwest Territories last year. Christopher Miller for The New York Times

“It’s taking longer for everything to freeze up, and the ice isn’t as thick. Ice roads are the lifeline of our communities, and now they’re at risk.”

~WALLY SCHUMANN, the minister of infrastructure for the Northwest Territories, on the 3,300 miles of ice roads in Canada that link communities with the outside world during frigid winters.

Source: Quotation of the Day: Winter Lifelines, Imperiled by Thaw – The New York Times

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