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By Joanne Schnurr, CTV News Ottawa, March 30, 2018 If you're heading out for a hike this long weekend, you may want to spray yourself with a dose of DEET. No, not for mosquitoes but ticks. Those nasty bugsare proving resilient evenin our cold Canadian winters. Several folks in our region have reported coming home from a winter walk in the woods and finding a tick attached to their dog or themselves.It appears tick season now is pretty much every season.https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/ottawa-residents-finding-ticks-during-winter-on-them-and-their-pets-1.3865748