The car has to be plugged in so the engine doesn't freeze.
You can't go anywhere you can't plug your car in.
Tires deflate themselves if the rims are loose.
You need antifreeze in the fuel else the fuel-line freezes.
The automatic garage door opener stops working because it is too cold.
Exposed flesh hurts.
The furnace breaks down because the pilot light burns out.
You have to wear so many clothes you look like a big puffy doughnut.
Your skin dries up and cracks.
The dog doesn't want to go out to pee.
But the really amazing thing is life goes on. School, work, university, shops, buses.
Canadians are cool. (I'm frickin' freezing:)