Spring is here, we have reason to suspect

Rob Sinclair has a daily bike commute from Sandy Hill along the canal to Dow’s Lake. He took this photo during the week of March 12.
He took this photo at the same spot, two weeks later.
By late March the spring runoff had almost thawed snow and ice by Strathcona Park. Photo Kathleen Kelly
At Bettye Hyde ELC, the snow shovels are stacked in a dark corner, as the vehicles and sports equipment come out. Photo Christine Aubry
More welcome than an ice cream truck in July is the streetsweeper in April. Photo Jane Waterston
Hopeful hostas in the Sinclair garden. Photo Rob Sinclair