Showing posts with label Canada. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Canada. Show all posts

Saturday, July 07, 2018

Death Toll in Quebec's Killer Heat Wave Rises to 50 - Reports

Heat Wave
At least 50 people died in Canada’s province of Quebec from conditions complicated by extreme heat, media reported on Friday.

Thursday, July 05, 2018

At least 19 people die in Canada heatwave

heatwave in Quebec
A heatwave in Quebec has killed at least 19 people in the past week as high summer temperatures scorched eastern Canada, according to health officials.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Japan suspends sale of Canadian wheat over discovery of Monsanto-made GMO

Canadian wheat
The Japanese Agriculture Ministry suspended its tender and sale of wheat from Canada on Friday. This comes as grain containing a genetically-modified trait was discovered last summer in Canada’s Alberta province.

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Canada Files WTO, NAFTA Litigation to Counter US 'Illegal' Tariffs

Canada Files WTO, NAFTA Litigation to Counter US 'Illegal' Tariffs
Ottawa filed a pair of complaints to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) panel to address the US tariffs on Canadian metals, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement.

Monday, January 08, 2018

Keystone XL may be headed for another hurdle

Keystone XL PIPELINE
Claims by Nebraska landowners for compensation from pipeline company TransCanada on Keystone XL-related costs rests with the state's highest court, advocates say.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

More than 36,000 without power after snow storms hit Canadian BC province

Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia
Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia have left more than 36,000 people without power until Saturday noon, according to local media reports.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Extreme cold weather warnings issued for much of Canada

cold weather canada
The Canadian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday issued extreme cold temperature warnings for most part of the country.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Keystone spill from damage during installation

 Mechanical damage from construction of a section of the Keystone pipeline in 2008 in South Dakota likely resulted in the latest release, a federal report found.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Nebraska Approves TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Keystone XL Pipeline
The panel in the US state of Nebraska has removed the last legislative obstacle to the construction of the controversial pipeline project in the territory of the state.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Toronto heat breaks century old record

Toronto heat
After two weeks of temperatures above 25C every day, Toronto, the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario, has cooled down to below average temperatures. Last weekend was positively blistering, both days above 33C and Toronto Public Health authority issued its only ‘extreme heat alert’ this year.

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Human antidepressants found in brains of Niagara River fish

Human antidepressants found in brains of Niagara River fish
Researchers have discovered high concentrations of human antidepressants in the brains of fish found in the Niagara River of Canada, according to CTV Tuesday.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada

Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western US and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground.

Friday, June 16, 2017

EU discusses Arctic issues in northern Finland

The EU Commissioner responsible for Arctic policies, Karmenu Vella, on Thursday underlined the impact of Arctic development for the whole world.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Monday, May 01, 2017

Magnitude 6.2 and 6.3 earthquakes strike remote region of Alaska

A powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck the US state of Alaska. No injuries have been reported and no tsunami warnings have been put in place.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Canadian River Reverses Direction After Climate Change Chases Away Its Glacier

As glaciers disappear on our increasingly warm planet, the rivers fed by their meltwater are affected as well, sometimes dramatically altering the landscape, as the remarkable shift of a Canadian river has just illustrated.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Filing Complaint to Oppose Keystone Pipeline

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier told Sputnik that his group is trying to meet a Monday deadline to file a complaint opposing the US Department of State’s decision to approve a permit for construction of TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Trump administration approves divisive Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the conclusion of the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Americas region adopts 'historic' disaster risk reduction plan at UN-backed forum in Montreal

Around 50 countries and territories of the Americas at a United Nations-supported conference in Montreal, Canada, agreed a Regional Action Plan today to better protect their citizens from the destruction caused by natural and man-made disasters.

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