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June means trouble for B.C. wildfires with hot, dry forecast set to compound drought

June means trouble for B.C. wildfires with hot, dry forecast set to compound drought

"I think we're lining up for what could be a very active fire season."
Identity, not ideology, key to Alberta political divide, survey suggests

Identity, not ideology, key to Alberta political divide, survey suggests

EDMONTON — The internet memes starting meme-ing within days of Monday's Alberta provincial election. "If you voted Rachel Notley, you don't support Alberta," said one, referring to the leader of the province's defeated New Democrats.
Innu kids learn from their own as Labrador First Nations take control of schooling

Innu kids learn from their own as Labrador First Nations take control of schooling

SHESHATSHIU, N.L.
Four kids and one man found dead after Quebec fishing accident: provincial police

Four kids and one man found dead after Quebec fishing accident: provincial police

PORTNEUF-SUR-MER — A fishing excursion ended in tragedy on Saturday when four children and one adult died in a village in northeastern Quebec, provincial police said.
Quebec town evacuated while others return home as wildfire fight continues

Quebec town evacuated while others return home as wildfire fight continues

MONTREAL — Another northern Quebec town was evacuated due to an out of control wildfire on Saturday as the federal government confirmed that Canadian Forces personnel would be deployed to help combat forest fires in the province.
Alberta's provincewide state of emergency to end as wildfire situation improves

Alberta's provincewide state of emergency to end as wildfire situation improves

EDMONTON — Alberta's public safety and emergency services minister says a provincewide state of emergency that was declared nearly a month ago to deal with unprecedented wildfires will end Saturday at midnight.
Officials declare Halifax-area wildfire largely contained as rain brings relief

Officials declare Halifax-area wildfire largely contained as rain brings relief

HALIFAX — Heavy rain and some military reinforcements arrived to assist efforts on Saturday to quell the wildfires that have destroyed homes and caused the evacuation of thousands of people across Nova Scotia.
Inuit, environmental groups praise cruises for agreeing to avoid Eclipse Sound

Inuit, environmental groups praise cruises for agreeing to avoid Eclipse Sound

POND INLET, Nunavut — A marine conservation charity and Inuit hunters are praising cruise operators for agreeing to avoid a Nunavut waterway where thousands of narwhal migrate each summer.
How to keep your kids safe at the pool, beach and cottage this summer

How to keep your kids safe at the pool, beach and cottage this summer

The season for pool parties, beach excursions and trips to the cottage has begun.Sadly, some of these events turn tragic each year and drowning is the second leading cause of preventable death for children under 10 years old in Canada.
Canadian towns and cities try creative ways to recruit lifeguards amid shortage

Canadian towns and cities try creative ways to recruit lifeguards amid shortage

Staff running pools across Canada are trying to entice people to work as lifeguards amid a shortage, the Lifesaving Society says.
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