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Humans responsible for more than 400 B.C. wildfires so far this season

Humans responsible for more than 400 B.C. wildfires so far this season

VANCOUVER — Campfires, cigarettes, flares and car accidents are some of the ways humans have likely started more than 400 wildfires in British Columbia this season. As wildfires blaze across the province, the B.C. Wildfire Service says many of them have been avoidable. Despite efforts to spread the word about fire bans and other restrictions, fire information officer Ryan Turcot says many people still aren’t getting the message. “It’s important to note that every time we run into a human-caused wildfire, that’s a wildfire that didn’t have to happen,” TurcotRead More


Eid Al-Adha celebrated at Conestoga College

Students preparing for a Hajj workshop

The Muslim Student Association at Conestoga College hosted an event celebrating Eid Al-Adha Friday. Eid Al-Adha, also known as the festival of the sacrifice, is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year. It was hosted at the Doon campus in Kitchener as an opportunity to bring people together. “A lot of converts don’t actually have Muslim families because they are converts, and it’s just an opportunity to let people outside the Muslim community what Eid is about,” said event organizer Nur Hidayah. Available for attendees were pizza,Read More


Sudbury reaction to a Buck a Beer

Sudbury reaction to a Buck a Beer

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Questions persist after oil spill at Nova Scotia Power generating station

Nova Scotia Power cleans up oil spill

By Alex Cooke, THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Monday, August 6, 2018 5:34PM ADT Last Updated Monday, August 6, 2018 6:29PM ADT HALIFAX — An environmental activist says an oil spill in Halifax harbour might be a good opportunity for Nova Scotia Power to reconsider its use of crude oil. The utility said Tuesday it could be weeks before crews fully clean up about 5,000 litres of oil at the Tufts Cove generating station, and Ecology Action Centre policy director Mark Butler said he has questions about how the oil spilledRead More


Three Mile Lake residents warned about potential blue-green algae bloom

Algae

Health officials are cautioning residents around Three Mile Lake about the likelihood of a blue-green algae bloom. The health unit warns that exposure to blue-green algae can pose a health risk to people and animals. Blue-green algae contains toxins which could be harmful to people and animals. It tends to develop in August and early September.  In some cases, blue-green algae can be deadly to pets.  In New Brunswick, health officials confirmed on Friday three dogs died after being in or near the Saint John River after ingesting blue-green algae. Read More


Scientists use whale calls to coax lone orca from B.C. harbour

Scientists use whale calls to coax lone orca from B.C. harbour

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, August 2, 2018 8:00PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 2, 2018 9:30PM EDT COMOX, B.C. — Scientists have coaxed a large male killer whale out of a British Columbia harbour by playing recorded sounds of other orcas to the animal. Department of Fisheries and Oceans officials say the transient killer whale known as T73B immediately responded to the recorded sounds of whales likely familiar to him and left the harbour and was last seen heading for open ocean. DFO spokesman Paul Cottrell says the loneRead More


Breaking News Today⚠️world news _ Iran fires rockets at Israel, Is this the start of World War 3

Breaking News Today⚠️world news _ Iran fires rockets at Israel, Is this the start of World War 3

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Doubt about North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo trip

Doubt about North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo trip

Kim Tong-Hyung and Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press Published Monday, July 2, 2018 9:57PM EDT SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Three weeks after the U.S.-North Korea summit and ahead of an impending trip to North Korea by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a leaked U.S. intelligence report and an analysis of satellite data suggest the North may be continuing its nuclear and missile activities despite a pledge to denuclearize. North Korea has been showering the United States and South Korea with goodwill gestures in recent months, including the shutdownRead More


How police are preparing to catch drivers under the influence of cannabis

How police are preparing to catch drivers under the influence of cannabis

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Saturday, June 30, 2018 2:03PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 30, 2018 11:08PM EDT With recreational marijuana set to become legal on Oct. 17, police forces across Canada are stepping up efforts to train officers to detect drivers under the influence of the drug. A new piece of legislation that changed Canada’s impaired driving laws gives police enhanced powers to conduct roadside intoxication tests, including oral fluid drug tests. Driving while high will remain illegal after legalization. Public Safety Canada announced in September 2017 that it wouldRead More