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Crews scramble as Fort McMurray fire grows

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Crews fighting to save Fort McMurray from rampaging flames water bombed the city Thursday to try to keep away a...
Alberta Wildfires

B.C. wildfire crosses over into Alberta

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - A wildfire burning in northeast British Columbia has crossed over into Alberta, but B.C. crews are fighting the blaze...
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2 new Alberta fires cause mandatory evacuations

EDMONTON - Two forest fires in northwest Alberta have forced more people out of their homes. All residents in the hamlet of Glenevis, as well...
Alberta Wildfires

Top Stories Today: Alberta’s Wildfires

State of emergency called in Alberta fire FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires...
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,...
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Big diamond unearthed by Canadian firm set for auction

LONDON – A London auctioneer says a diamond the size of a tennis ball that was unearthed by a Vancouver-based mining company could sell...
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Fort McMurray fire burns 1,600 structures

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says a wildfire that is raging around Fort McMurray has burned through roughly 1,600 structures in...
Fort McMurray Evacuation

In midst of devastation, a baby is born

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - When a baby's ready to be born, not even a raging wildfire or hurried evacuation can get in the way. That's...
Fort McMurray Forest Fire

Almost 30,000 ordered to flee Fort McMurray fire

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A raging wildfire has forced almost 30,000 people from their homes in the northern Alberta oilsands city of Fort McMurray. Scott...
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White River – Bears and Garbage Pickup

Spring is here, and so are the bears. White River is, as is many northern Ontario communities anticipating bears in the community. Wawa has...