Daily Archives: 2005-05-15

The Long Walk – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Next I passed by the Canada Life Building which has a tall lit beacon that tells you the weather. The ball at the top is color-coded but no one can seem to remember what means what. Just to clear it all up here is how it works: green means clear, red means cloudy, flashing red means rain and flashing white means snow. I imagine if it was snowing you wouldn’t really see it then, would you…tricky. There are also lights up the tower which indicate weather temperature is rising or cooling or stable. Clever little (well, its actually quite a good size…yes, size matters) invention which makes watching the weather channel pale in comparison. read more

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