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B.C. developer slapped with $200K in fines in multi-year sewage saga

B.C. developer slapped with $200K in fines in multi-year sewage saga

A developer faces hefty penalties for failing to properly maintain a private sewage facility and allowing human effluence to leak into the environment.
Warnings remain from coast to coast as parts of Canada swelter under heat wave

Warnings remain from coast to coast as parts of Canada swelter under heat wave

TORONTO — As Canada sweltered under a persistent bout of intense heat, weather warnings were issued Thursday from coast to coast to coast.
Canada and Portugal forge firefighting alliance amid record wildfire season

Canada and Portugal forge firefighting alliance amid record wildfire season

This is the second wildfire MOU Canada has signed with a foreign country in two weeks.
Record-breaking wildfire season will continue to burn hot for months: officials

Record-breaking wildfire season will continue to burn hot for months: officials

OTTAWA — Canada's record-breaking wildfire season will continue to be abnormally intense throughout July and into August, Natural Resources Canada projected Thursday, posing a greater threat to the safety and health of communities across the country.
Federal petition calls on Canada to close truck pollution loophole

Federal petition calls on Canada to close truck pollution loophole

Older heavy-duty trucks threaten the health of millions in Canada, warn doctors and an environmental group.
Climate action tax credit to land in B.C. bank accounts this week

Climate action tax credit to land in B.C. bank accounts this week

Millions of B.C. residents will receive an 'enhanced' climate tax credit in their bank accounts this week, according to the province.
Ottawa urged to look into best before date system in bid to reduce grocery waste

Ottawa urged to look into best before date system in bid to reduce grocery waste

"A lot of people think that best before dates are expiry dates, when there are actually very few products in Canada that have a proper expiry date."
Highway wildfire closure drives home B.C.'s need to think big about climate measures

Highway wildfire closure drives home B.C.'s need to think big about climate measures

The province says it's too early to provide an estimate of the costs associated with the Highway 4 closure.
B.C. must urgently change forest strategies or face more wildfire disasters: report

B.C. must urgently change forest strategies or face more wildfire disasters: report

"We're obviously experiencing, maybe, our most severe year in front of us."
Severe cold could hurt B.C. wine sector as much as heat and forest fires

Severe cold could hurt B.C. wine sector as much as heat and forest fires

December 2022's deep chill has killed vines and significantly reduced grape growth.
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