Former vice president Al Gore’s anti-pipeline tweet irritates Alberta premier

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says an anti-oilsands tweet by former U.S. vice-president Al Gore shows a lack of understanding about the facts. Gore said...

Ottawa to determine if military needed in New Brunswick’s massive flood cleanup

FREDERICTON — Ottawa is stepping into help flood-weary residents clean up as floodwaters continue their long-awaited retreat in New Brunswick. Premier Brian Gallant announced Thursday that...

Alberta adds two-year sunset clause to bill that would regulate oil shipments

EDMONTON — Alberta is putting an expiry date on proposed legislation that would allow the province to regulate oil and gas shipments. The government has said it might use...

NAFTA body calls for investigation into oilsands tailings enforcement

The three countries in the North American Free Trade Agreement are to vote on whether to investigate if Canada is failing to enforce environmental...

Report from environment groups pans Liberals for fossil fuels, parks management

OTTAWA — Some of Canada's largest, most influential environment groups say their confidence in the Liberal government's commitment to sustainability is beginning to wane. With the 2019 election...

Ottawa to step up monitoring of threatened species habitat on provincial land

OTTAWA — An environmental group is declaring victory after the federal government agreed to increase its oversight of habitat for threatened species on provincial land. The...

Indigenous protesters angry over Muskrat Falls detained on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — A number of Indigenous elders and demonstrators were arrested for trespassing Monday on Parliament Hill after breaching a designated perimeter for protests...

Two B.C. Indigenous leaders plan to speak at Kinder Morgan pipeline AGM

VANCOUVER — Two Indigenous leaders from British Columbia say they will travel to pipeline builder Kinder Morgan's annual general meeting in Texas this week. Chief...

Rare golden eagle found in middle of ocean, far from usual habitat

TRURO, N.S. — A rare bird has ended up in the care of a Nova Scotia rehabilitation centre after being plucked from the Atlantic...

Record floods show world has changed and N.B. must adapt, scientists say

New Brunswick's record-breaking floods are a jarring reminder climate change is bringing a watery future that will wash away old patterns of life and force many to higher ground permanently,...

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