Main Street’s Whitehorse was awash in holiday lights Saturday night as the city’s Christmas Parade returned to its pre-pandemic route.
A delegation of dogs, dancers and a large crowd embraced some warmer weather of about -10 C, following a week of temperatures dipping below -25 C, to enjoy the festive floats.
Hundreds of residents gathered downtown slightly before 6 p.m. Whitehorse resident Amos Scott was among them, surrounded by his loved ones.
“We are fully ready for this,” Scott told CBC News, one hand already deep in his bag of parade snacks.
Scott said it didn’t take a lot of convincing to attend the parade this year, a comment that was echoed by several other residents.
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