Canadians love the weather. It's our favorite topic of conversation. And the Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar is one of this country's most popular and best—selling compilation of facts, dates, and stories about our climate. Did you know that rain increases productivity? Or that cold kills more than heat? Or that the longer a porcupine's quills are in the fall, the snowier the winter will be?
DAVID PHILLIPS spent more than 40 years in the Weather business at Environment Canada, first as a researcher, and later as media spokesperson. He retired in 2015, but continues to add daily facts and tidbits to his collection of over 35,000 weather tales. A recipient of the Order of Canada, David lives in Barrie, Ontario