Sewage health risk posed by rising flood waters in southern New Brunswick

SAINT JOHN, N.B. —  As residents of southern New Brunswick contend with the devastating property damage caused by flooding, they are also facing a...

Residents of an island isolated by New Brunswick flood helped by “Uber Rob”

FREDERICTON — Flood-weary residents of New Brunswick's Darlings Island are praising the efforts of a man they've dubbed "Uber Rob." "He's our saviour," Patty Johnston...

Cost on families from feds’ carbon tax plan will be known in September: Morneau

OTTAWA — The Opposition Conservatives are pressuring the Trudeau government to divulge how much the federal carbon tax will cost Canadian households — but Finance Minister Bill Morneau says...

Alberta delegation in Ottawa secures caribou protection money

EDMONTON — The federal government says it will provide extra cash to help Alberta live up to Ottawa's demands on restoring threatened caribou herds. "We're...
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Ontario Partners with First Nations to share forestry and mining revenues

May 3, 2018 - Ontario and First Nations partners have signed historic resource revenue sharing agreements in mining and forestry - the first of their...

Ford reverses course on Greenbelt development, says he’ll maintain protected area

TORONTO — Doug Ford is reversing a plan to open a large protected green space around the Toronto region to housing development if elected premier this spring. The Progressive...

Rainy Weather Concerns

The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a watershed conditions statement to residents in regard to current watershed conditions. The weather...

Morneau ducks queries on carbon tax gender costs, but doc says feds have done...

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau isn't saying whether the federal government has analyzed how its carbon-pricing plan could affect women differently than men —...

Ottawa claims price on carbon could cut 90 million tonnes of emissions by 2022

OTTAWA — An Environment Canada analysis says the federal government's carbon pricing plan could eliminate up to 90 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2022. That's roughly equivalent to...

2017 Quebec tornado cluster among largest recorded in Canada, researchers say

MONTREAL — A cluster of tornadoes that knocked down trees and tore the roof off a home in southern Quebec last June was one...

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