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Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs rally in Vancouver against B.C. natural gas pipeline

VANCOUVER – Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their supporters opposed to a natural gas pipeline under construction in northern British Columbia…

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Environmental groups raise concerns about proposed Calgary-to-Banff passenger train

CALGARY – Conservation advocates and experts are concerned a proposal for a Calgary-to-Banff passenger train is chugging along without addressing…

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BCWS predicts stable forecast following persistent lightning strikes across province

VANCOUVER – A spokesperson for the BC Wildfire Service says 80 per cent of the 212 new fires sparked across…

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Winds expected to cause wildfire to spread in southeastern B.C.: BC Wildfire Service

VANCOUVER – The BC Wildfire Service is warning that gusty winds will likely cause a wildfire that crossed into Canada…

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Wildfires: Cabin owners in central Newfoundland warned to stop using closed roads

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L. – Officials in central Newfoundland are asking people to stop using forest roads to check on their…

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Plastics producers ask court to quash planned federal ban on single-use straws, cups

OTTAWA – More than two dozen plastic makers are asking the Federal Court to put an end to Ottawa’s plan…

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Efforts underway to get food, supplies to Newfoundland towns cut off by forest fires

A state of emergency remains in place in central Newfoundland due to out-of-control forest fires, but a major highway that…

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Heat warnings still in place for several provinces across the country

Environment Canada has extended heat warnings in a number of provinces, as unseasonably hot conditions continue across the country. The…

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No damage reported or expected after 4.6 magnitude quake

A minor offshore earthquake has been recorded off the coast of Vancouver Island. Earthquakes Canada said the 4.6 magnitude quake…

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BC Wildfire Service plans control burns to bring Okanagan wildfire in check

KEREMEOS, B.C. – Controlled burns are scheduled in the southern Okanagan region of British Columbia in a bid to bring…

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