May 6, 2016 - 12:38pmUpdated: May 9, 2016 - 10:18am
VANCOUVER — The catastrophic wildfire devouring Fort McMurray, Alta., underscores the vital contribution of natural resources to Canada’s economic prosperity, say leaders of Western provinces and the three territories.
May 6, 2016 - 12:31pmUpdated: May 7, 2016 - 10:47am
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Weather continues to be the main challenge for crews fighting a series of wildfires in northeastern B.C., including a large blaze that has crossed the provincial boundary into Alberta.
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — As several major wildfires rage in northeastern British Columbia, Prince George RCMP are still searching for the person, or people, suspected of sparking a forest fire one year ago.
The Bobtail Lake blaze was first spotted on May 8, 2015.
May 5, 2016 - 3:34pmUpdated: May 6, 2016 - 10:20am
VICTORIA — Seniors in Victoria support council’s push to adopt a bylaw that allows edible pot products in medical marijuana dispensaries, despite health and safety concerns raised by the province’s medical health officer, says Mayor Lisa Helps.
May 5, 2016 - 11:52amUpdated: May 5, 2016 - 4:40pm
VANCOUVER — As wildfires burn uncontrollably in northern Alberta, government leaders in Western Canada are meeting to discuss pushing Ottawa to reverse historic funding cuts to disaster-mitigation programs.