The hard freeze that has teeth chattering across much of the
U.S. has been a blessing to native communities in northern Saskatchewan,
According to media reports, construction is finally underway
on the ice roads that allow tractor-trailers to deliver goods to remote
villages in the winter.
A warmer-than-usual start to the winter had residents
worried that they couldn't be supplied, but the recent cold snap thickened the
ice on lakes enough for the heavy rigs to make it across.