Ottawa to give ArcelorMittal Dofasco $400M to phase out coal-fired furnaces

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HAMILTON — The federal government says it is investing $400 million in a Hamilton-based steel producer to help it adopt low-carbon technology. The Ministry of...
Wildfires

Northwestern Ontario sees 17 new fires burning Tuesday; more evacuations ongoing

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DRYDEN, Ont. — Seventeen new wildfires are burning in Northwestern Ontario as evacuations continue for thousands of people living in remote and rural areas...

Experts asking homeowners to take down birdfeeders

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Birds are dying and the cause is unclear, but experts do know that birdfeeders and bird baths are part of the problem. A mysterious virus...

NDP urges Ford to declare a state of emergency over northern wildfires

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NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO — Ontario's Opposition is calling on the government to declare a state of emergency over wildfires burning in the province's northwestern region. Two...
SWIMMING ADVISORY

Swimming Advisory for Spruce Beach in Elliot Lake

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Algoma Public Health has issued a swimming advisory for Spruce Beach located in Elliot Lake. Water samples are taken from Spruce Beach every week.  Test...
Wildfires

Wildfires prompt evacuations of 2 more First Nations in northwestern Ontario

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NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO — Residents from two more First Nations in northwestern Ontario are being evacuated today due to the threat posed by growing wildfires...

Ontario imposes restrictions on industrial operations in northwest as wildfires burn

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NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO — Ontario is imposing new restrictions on the mining, rail, construction and transportation industries in the province's northwest to reduce the likelihood...

Forest firefighter in Fort Francis, Ont., dies from medical emergency

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FORT FRANCIS — Officials say a contract firefighter working in the Fort Francis, Ont., area has died. Fire information officer Chris Marchand says the firefighter...

Forest Fire Smoke and Your Health

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With active forest fires in northwestern Ontario and eastern Manitoba, Environment Canada has issued special air quality statements for northern Ontario, including the Algoma...

Air Quality Statement Issued

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Those beautiful sunsets we've been experiencing as of late might make for a great picture, but the reason for the brilliant red and orange...