Extreme cold sets in, causing one fatality but a child is rescued

After an extremely mild second half of December, and first half of January, cold weather finally arrived.The January cold snap has set in, causing outdoor hockey rinks to fill up with people exercising with their sticks.Temperatures as low as -21C have been recorded during the last week.An elderly woman of 91 years went out of the retirement home she lived in at 5 am, in -22C temperature, and was found frozen to death 200 metres by a passer by at 9 am.A postal worker saved a boy from exposure in -15C temperature when he wandered off from a day care with no shoes or coat.

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