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The latest news on wildfires in Canada as thousands forced from homes in the West

The latest news on wildfires in Canada as thousands forced from homes in the West

Wildfires have forced thousands out of several communities in Western Canada. Roughly 6,600 residents have been evacuated out of parts of Fort McMurray, Alta., while the rest of the city remains on evacuation alert. In Fort Nelson, B.C.
Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre's pledges to axe carbon pricing come at a time of wildfires and other disasters and Poilievre would rather "watch the country burn" than continue the fight against climate change.
Sechelt plans investment in Dusty Road

Sechelt plans investment in Dusty Road

Council commits $80,000 to secure a non-potable water source – pending provincial licensing
Nova Scotia premier wants equal treatment for isthmus after feds buy Quebec bridge

Nova Scotia premier wants equal treatment for isthmus after feds buy Quebec bridge

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston called on Ottawa Thursday to apply consistent criteria in the funding of important transportation links, saying needs should be assessed the same in every region of the country.
Sunshine Coast Weather: Storms a brewin'

Sunshine Coast Weather: Storms a brewin'

High chance of showers today, with rains expected off and on until Sunday
Experts say coral reef bleaching near record level globally because of 'crazy' ocean heat

Experts say coral reef bleaching near record level globally because of 'crazy' ocean heat

Ocean temperatures that have gone “crazy haywire” hot, especially in the Atlantic , are close to making the current global coral bleaching event the worst in history. It's so bad that scientists are hoping for a few hurricanes to cool things off.
Sunshine Coast SAR called to Mount Elphinstone twice in a single week

Sunshine Coast SAR called to Mount Elphinstone twice in a single week

A stark reminder of the dangers of underestimating mountain conditions
As Zambia schools take on climate change, one teen is spreading the word in sign language

As Zambia schools take on climate change, one teen is spreading the word in sign language

KASAMA, Zambia (AP) — Every morning, Bridget Chanda places her prosthetic legs beside her bed, pulls on her stockings and pushes the remains of her limbs into the prosthetics as best she can.
A second scourge is battering Brazil's flooded south: Disinformation

A second scourge is battering Brazil's flooded south: Disinformation

SAO PAULO (AP) — While flooding that has devastated Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul state has yet to subside, another scourge has spread across the region: disinformation on social media that has hampered desperate efforts to get aid to hundreds of thousa
The latest news on wildfires in Canada as thousands forced from homes in the West

The latest news on wildfires in Canada as thousands forced from homes in the West

Wildfires have forced thousands out of several communities in Western Canada. In Fort Nelson, B.C., about 4,700 people are out of their homes. Roughly 6,600 residents have been evacuated out of parts of Fort McMurray, Alta.