News Special weather statement in effect as freezing rain is expected tonight SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Thursday, Apr. 21st, 2016 Environment Canada is putting a special weather statement in effect for Timmins as some freezing rain may be on the way tonight. It is expected to begin around midnight tonight. Environment Canada says freezing rain warnings may be put into place, especially around the Quebec border. They will be monitoring the conditions, and will issue a warning for Timmins if more significant freezing rain is expected.