Contrary to popular belief, Canada experiences a variety of different temperatures and seasons apart from its wintry deep freeze. People in Canada can enjoy brisk winters, sunny summers, refreshing springs and beautiful autumns. Winters in Canada can begin around the end of October and may continue into late April depending on one’s location in the country. During the Canadian summers, temperatures can rise up to and above 30 degrees Celsius. Because of its four seasons, Canada experiences a wide variety of plant and animal life, in spring tulips sprout plentifully painting the sidewalks and parks vibrant shades of yellow, orange, pink and purple. In fall, the burning hues of red and orange are contrasted by the rich tones of gold and brown as the leaves all change colour in preparation for the coming winter.