forest fire

Forest Fires Close Hwy 17 North near Marathon and Hwy 11 near Hearst

7:35pm UPDATE: Power is out in White River and we are attempting to verify whether it may be planned due to fire, or caused...
Fort McMurray Wildfire Stories

Return dates announced for Fort McMurray

EDMONTON - Fort McMurray residents got some good news this weekend as their municipality announced a timeline for them to return to their neighbourhoods,...
Fort McMurray Wildfire

Fort McMurray wildfire hasn’t grown, crews hopeful

EDMONTON - A massive wildfire that destroyed parts of Fort McMurray hasn't grown in size in the forest around the city and officials are...
bison

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...
park-map

Did you know… Lake Superior Park Opens Today

Lake Superior Park Facilities are open today! Although it is still a bit chilly, both the Agawa Bay and Rabbit Blanket campgrounds are open. If...
salmon

Regulator accepts genetically modified salmon

OTTAWA - A genetically engineered salmon has been approved for sale for consumption by humans and livestock feed by Canadian food regulators. Health Canada and...
Alberta Wildfires

Fort McMurray fire threat moving into Saskatchewan

EDMONTON - Officials say the threat of the Fort McMurray wildfire has diminished as the flames move into Saskatchewan. Alberta senior wildlife manager Chad Morrison...
bird

A third of North American birds at risk: study

Fully one-third of all North American bird species need quick help to stop them from disappearing, says the first continent-wide bird study conducted jointly...
Dr. Jordan Mallon

Canadian-led team identifies new dinosaur

OTTAWA - It's name is Spiclypeus shipporum, but you can call it "Judith." Those are the monikers given to a previously unknown species of dinosaur...
Fort McMurray Cleanup

Avoid disaster-prone areas: insurance boss

OTTAWA - Decision-makers across the country need to start saying no to proposed developments on flood plains or near fire-prone boreal forests like those...