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Can you improve the way Canada communicates its weather information?
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NOTE: The app may only be downloaded by devices with a location in Canada.

Weather forecasting by national weather services has improved steadily over the last few decades to the point where the level of detail in space and in time of published weather information is much higher than in the past. While the Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) continues to invest in producing ever more accurate and precise forecasts with increasing detail, we also must ensure that what we do produce is communicated to the public in the most useful and useable manner possible. 

As a result, MSC wants your help coming up with ideas for adapting its first mobile weather app to best convey weather-related information usefully and intuitively. The app, called WeatherCAN (English) and MétéoCAN (Français) can be downloaded for free from the Apple Store or Google Play Store:

  • WeatherCAN (iOS ||