Edmonton Embraces the Cold by Turning Park Paths Into Frozen Skating Trails

The capital of Alberta leans way in to its frigid winters.

NEARLY EVERY MORNING DURING THE winter months, a truck winds its way past snowbanks in Edmonton, Alberta. It looks like the salt-spewing variety, but it’s actually the exact opposite. It has a tank full of water, and its goal is to make the paths more slippery. To gear up for …