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Feds urged to do own review of proposed coal mine expansion near Hinton

The existing Vista mine just east of Hinton in western Alberta began shipping coal overseas in May 2019 and the…

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Production starts at single-well helium purification plant in Saskatchewan

North American Helium says seven years of hard work led to the start of production at its first single-well helium…

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Premier Jason Kenney’s former campaign manager gets senior post with Alberta Energy Regulator

Premier Jason Kenney is dismissing accusations that the appointment of his former campaign manager to a senior post with the…

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Rare purple martin bird population doubles in Pointe-Claire with new colony

A total of eight nests and 35 chicks have hatched in the nesting boxes at Edgewater Park, doubling the population…

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Public advised to avoid swimming in Kinap Beach due to high bacteria levels

“Recent test results indicate bacteria levels at this beach exceed Health Canada swimming guidelines.” Read More   source

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Lakefield Park beach remains unsafe due to bacteria levels: Peterborough health unit

Peterborough Public Health says Lakefield Park beach is unsafe due to high levels of bacteria. Read More   source

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Flash flood in Indonesia leaves 16 dead, 23 missing

The flood affected more than 4,000 residents of six subdistricts in North Luwu. Read More   source

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Alberta farmers bracing for worst harvest in 18 years: ‘The damage is done’

Many farmers in Alberta are facing another difficult harvest: hail has battered crops and fields across the province look more…

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Forestry crews ‘on alert’ for mountain pine beetle in Saskatchewan

“As we know from the COVID situation, epidemiology knows no jurisdictional boundaries,” entomologist says. Read More   source

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North Okanagan regional district to oversee, maintain Sandy Beach

Following an agreement with the Okanagan Indian Band, the regional district will maintain Sandy Beach beach year-round. Read More  …

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Resident concerned for endangered painted turtles in Kelowna pond

On Tuesday morning, the regional district turned the fountain back on at the trout pond after completing a 90-foot well.…

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North Atlantic right whale one step away from of extinction: conservation experts

North Atlantic right whales have been classified as critically endangered by an international conservation group, with the world population just…

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‘Predatory’ coyotes prompt closure of part of Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Forest

The province has shut down an area of Winnipeg’s largest park due to dangerous behaviour from coyotes. Read More  …

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Pine Lake tornado survivors relive twister’s terror 20 years later: ‘I was just trying to search for family’

Tuesday marks 20 years since the Pine Lake tornado that killed 12 people. When the menacing clouds started rolling in…

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Spike in dead trees across Lethbridge due to early onset of winter 2019: experts

2020 has been an unusual year — even the trees in Lethbridge are having a rough go. Read More  …

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Kejimkujik National Park Seaside reopens to visitors Monday

The park had originally been closed due to an increase in black bear activity in the area of St. Catherine’s,…

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Conservation group criticizes northern cod quota as ‘irresponsible’

The federal Fisheries Department set the catch limit last week for northern cod at a maximum 12,350 tonnes, the same…

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Woolly workers return to Winnipeg’s Living Prairie Museum

The Living Prairie Museum announced Monday that its unofficial maintenance crew — a flock of hungry sheep — is coming…

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