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

Thursday, March 02, 2017

World's Oldest Fossils Unearthed

Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Canada's Prime Minister Calls Quebec Mosque Attack 'Cowardly

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the deadly shooting conducted in the Islamic Cultural Center in the country's Quebec City was of a cowardly nature.

Friday, January 27, 2017

TransCanada Submits Permit Application to US State Dept. for Keystone Approval

The TransCanada Corporation has applied to the US Department of State for a presidential permit to obtain approval to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, TransCanada's President Russ Girling announced in a statement.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Winter storm hits northern US states

A winter storm brought a white Christmas to the northern areas in the United States on Sunday, with fierce blizzard conditions that threatened holiday travel plans, according to the US National Weather Service.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

US and Canada prevent oil drilling in Arctic waters

The United States and Canada will freeze future oil and gas drilling in their Arctic waters, a move applauded by environmentalists but denounced by the energy industry.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Fukushima Radiation Reaches US West Coast, Cesium-134 Found in Canadian Salmon

Cesium-134, the fingerprint of seaborne radiation from the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan, has been detected on the West Coast of the United States for the first time, as well as in Canadian salmon.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

After Mass Bee Die Off Canada Considers Ban on Pesticides

Health Canada, a federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve health, released on Wednesday a draft risk-assessment for Imidacloprid for public comment.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

North America's record November warmth

As if to prove the point that 2016 is heading to replace last year as the hottest on record, it is still too warm to ski in Alberta, in the Canadian Rockies.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Air quality alert issued for Ontario, Canada

Canadian government officials said Saturday there were high levels of pollution in the air in parts of southwestern Ontario.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Shell Canada Surrenders Oil-drilling Rights in Arctic for Marine Park

Oil giant Shell Canada on Wednesday gave up its offshore oil drilling rights in the Canadian Arctic to add to a nationally protected marine park for whales and numerous other mammals and birds.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Canadian wildfire city : Wildfire spared 90 percent of Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray is largely intact despite a week of damage from the wildfires devastating Canada's oil sands region, Alberta's premier said after touring the ghost town.

Friday, May 06, 2016

Alberta wildfire could cause record insurance losses in Canada

The wildfire that destroyed the Fort McMurray region in Canada's Alberta province is expected to incur the largest insured property losses from a single disaster in Canadian history.

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Canada steps up efforts to battle Alberta wildfire

Canada is responding at a nationwide level to fight the "catastrophic" wildfire in northern Alberta which caused the largest evacuation in the province's history, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Massive wildfire forces evacuation of nearly entire city in northwest Canada; several homes torched

A massive wildfire in northwest Canada has triggered the evacuation of nearly an entire city in Alberta province, authorities said Tuesday.

Officials advised residents of Fort McMurray to flee their homes as the blaze grew larger. Several homes have already been destroyed by the flames, fire officials said.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Canada's Vancouver city considers capturing rainwater as resource

The City of Vancouver in western Canada is looking into a plan to collect and treat rainwater and turn it to a resource, according to a report to the city council on Wednesday.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Canadian bridge collapse turns into mass entertainment (VIDEO)

The demolition of this bridge in Canada drove thousands of people to see the spectacle of 100-year-old structure collapse as if it were a Tetris block.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Unusual December heatwave hits North America

Winter has well and truly set in across western parts of the US, with some areas reporting more than 50cm of snow this past weekend. But it's a very different story further east, where December heat records, dating back 130 years, continue to be broken.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Largest fracking-related quake: Earthquake in Northern B.C. caused by fracking, says regulator

British Columbia's energy regulator has confirmed that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake in northeast B.C. in August of this year was caused by a nearby fracking operation.

Friday, December 04, 2015

Genaris Eco oceans News (January 2016)

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Scientists have detected heightened levels of radioactivity in the waters along the west coast of Canada and the United States, which can be traced back to the Japanese nuclear disaster in Fukushima in 2011.......Fukushima radioactivity detected off coast of U.S., Canada
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Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Keystone XL Builder Asks US to Suspend Application Review

The Canadian company behind a proposed pipeline that will carry oil from Canada to the United States has asked the U.S. State Department to suspend its review of the controversial project.

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