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6 gifts for the weather enthusiast in your life

Tuesday, December 15th 2020, 11:18 pm - Here are six gift options for the weather enthusiast in your life.

Searching for gifts for the weather lover in your life? Well, you're in luck!

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1. Canada's Weather, a book by our very own Chris St. Clair

canda's weather

Canada's Weather takes a coast-to-coast look at our country's weather, organized into four seasons and weather regions: the west coast, the north, the Prairies, Ontario and Quebec, and the Atlantic.

It's accompanied by 46 scientific illustrations and 197 photographs that show the power, beauty, and diversity of Canada's climate.

Buy Canada's Weather on Amazon.

2. A sturdy umbrella that will survive anything Canada can throw at it

But what makes a good umbrella anyway? We asked the experts. Check out the video below to see what they said:

3. A set of water-proof birdwatching binoculars that also works in low-light environments, which are common in Canada this time of year

Wikipedia - provincial bird - owl File photo: Reuters.

We're looking at a winter of reduced activities thanks to COVID-19, making it a great time to take up birdwatching. Here are some common backyard birds you can find in Canada.

4. A pair of waterproof touchscreen gloves that will make taking outdoor photos on your phone a breeze

GETTY - gloves File photo: Getty Images.

There are a lot of options available online in a variety of patterns. Something for everyone!

5. A light therapy lamp that will help beat the winter blues

GETTY: Winter cold weather causing eye dryness and irritation - stock photo File photo: Getty.

Light therapy has long been used to treat the 'winter blues'.

It's an evidence-based treatment for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), that works by mimicking natural light. And it may be useful year-round.

According to a 2015 study, light therapy alone or in combination with antidepressants may be effective means of treating adults with nonseasonal major depressive disorder (MDD).

6. Polarized sunglasses,which reduce glare and protect your eyes

According to Healthline, benefits of polarized lenses include:

  • clearer vision in bright light
  • reduced glare and reflection
  • minimized eyestrain

Thumbnail image courtesy: Pexels/Pixabay

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