Tourists stroll in  front of the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City during a snowstorm on December 1, 2016.
The first major snowstorm of winter slammed eastern Canada from Quebec to the Atlantic island province of Newfoundland on December 1, causing travel and power disruptions. The snowfall, which began on November 30, was expected to leave significant accumulations by December 2, weather services said.
 / AFP / Alice Chiche        (Photo credit should read ALICE CHICHE/AFP/Getty Images)