Forest fire smoke helps color sunset skies

  Smoke was visible from the international Bridge Friday, June 24th from forest fires near Raco, Michican. The fires were short-lived, but their smoke helped to...
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Syncrude says bison herd holding up well

CALGARY - A vicious wildfire nicknamed "the beast" hasn't caused too much trouble for nearly 200 beasts that roam a reclaimed oilsands mine north...
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Trudeau says better access to wildfire resources needed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to close gaps between First Nations and municipalities on fighting wildfires on Thursday after meeting with local leaders facing...

Ranger Lake Road Closed due to washout

Ranger Lake Road (Highway 556) has been closed reports the Ministry of Transportation. The road was closed yesterday due to flooding. The washed out...

Potential Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Desbarats Lake

Algoma Public Health is advising residents and visitors of a potential blue-green algae bloom in Desbarats Lake in Johnson Township.   Blue-green algae blooms have...
Laird Fair

Saddle Up. The Laird Fair starts on Aug. 17th with exciting new events.

The annual Laird Fair is gearing up to stage its three-day long, fun filled weekend, which begins Friday August 17th, at the Laird Fairgrounds...
Fort McMurray Wildfire Stories

Leaving Fort McMurray: Stories from evacuees

Tens of thousands of people have fled the wildfire that has ravaged parts of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Here are some of their stories: — Dustin Shillolo,...

North American birders flock to N.B. tree after rare bird from Europe spotted

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — New Brunswick has a rare visitor from Europe and it's attracting bird lovers from across Canada and the United States. A European...
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Downed trees, power outages and fires due to strong winds

Strong winds associated with a passage of a cold front has caused numerous power outages from downed trees and limbs in the city and...
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Fort McMurray firefighters lose their own homes

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - When several firefighters learned their own homes had burned to the ground in Fort McMurray, they didn't drop their hoses...