It was, in fact, a great deal snowier than this stock publicity shot would imply.
I did manage to take a few more seasonally accurate pictures that I will post on my return.
I glided back into Toronto, courtesy Via Rail, to the sight of a heroically green CN Tower, leading our Engineer to leap onto the crackly pa system (circa 1930, I am sure) to announce Saskatchewan's triumph in the Grey Cup. I walked off my train in Union Station as each and every member of the Grey Cup audience descended into the subway. A sea of people...
Sadly, at this hotel, they close the gym unconscionably early for people still keeping BC hours who have been sitting on a train much of the day and need a workout. Looks like tomorrow morning will have to do.
Instead, I am drinking lovely hot chocolate WITH whipped cream, just to console myself.