27 structures destroyed by wildfire burning along Hwy 1 near Lytton, B.C., regional district says

[ad_1] More than two dozen structures have been destroyed by the Kookipi Creek wildfire, which has been burning out of control in southwest British Columbia since it was discovered in early July, the regional district says. The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) said in a release Wednesday the fire destroyed a total of 27 properties, including six … Read more

People have been getting unexpectedly sprayed with ink on Toronto streets this summer, police say

[ad_1] People have been getting unexpectedly sprayed with ink while walking the streets of Toronto this summer, according to police. A release issued by Toronto Police Service Thursday said the service is investigating five incidents that took place between June 14 and Aug. 23, in the area of Bay and Richmond streets in the Financial … Read more

Zacharias: To succeed politically, Poilievre should embrace robust climate measures

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Columnists Conservative leaders worldwide have gained public backing by exploiting the close relationship between smart environmental policy and economic growth. Published Sep 07, 2023  •  3 minute read Federal Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre and his wife Anaida and son Cruz arrive at the Conservative caucus meeting in Ottawa on Monday, … Read more

In times of crisis, connectivity is everything

[ad_1] Created for As global temperatures rise, climate disasters like wildfires, ice storms and floods are becoming more frequent and their destruction more widespread. The devastating wildfires in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Northwest Territories this summer, recent floods in Halifax, as well as countless crises around the world, serve as a stark and ongoing … Read more

10 B.C. authors named to CBC Nonfiction Prize longlist

[ad_1] Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content Ten authors with B.C. ties have been named to the longlist for the CBC Nonfiction Prize. The local authors include: Adrienne Gruber of Bowen Island; Christine Lowther of … Read more

Marie-Philip Poulin among Montreal PWHL’s team first signings, Boston adds three Americans

[ad_1] Article content MONTREAL — Forwards Marie-Philip Poulin and Laura Stacey and goaltender Ann-Renee Desbiens were the first players signed by the Professional Women’s Hockey League team in Montreal. Article content The three members of the Canadian team that won Olympic gold in 2022 were introduced Thursday at a press conference. Article content The PWHL’s … Read more

Public health agency probing viral vomit incident on Air Canada flight

[ad_1] The outrage sparked by a passenger incident involving a vomit-smeared airplane seat reflects a broader frustration with flight operations in Canada, travel specialists say. Meanwhile, the country’s public health agency says it’s investigating the recent episode. On Tuesday, Air Canada said it apologized to two passengers who were escorted off the plane by security … Read more