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Fort McMurray Fire Evacuees Transported Out Of Harm's Way

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

The fires also moved slower than was previously anticipated.

Maham Abedi

These Teens May Have A Solution For Plastic Dirtying Our Great Lakes

HuffingtonPost.com | Maham Abedi | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada

Their idea is up for a $50,000 prize.

Canada Rocked April Fools 2016

David Leonhardt | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Living
David Leonhardt

We Canadians love our April Fools pranks. By "we Canadians", I don't mean just my daughters. The best Canadian prank I saw was Huffington Post Canada's. And I am not saying that only as a suck-up to get this article approved faster by the editors.

Spring Is Here, Just Not In The Maritimes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2016 | Canada

20 centimetres. Ouch.

Ontario Has Earliest Tornado Ever Recorded

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2016 | Canada

The tornado's winds were estimated at 170 kilometres an hour.

Spring Will Be Warmer Than Normal: Environment Canada

CBC | CBC News | Posted 03.06.2016 | Canada

But don't put your winter coats away just yet.

Extreme Cold Grips Central, Eastern Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2016 | Canada

The national weather forecaster says temperatures could fall to -45 C in Ottawa today with the wind chill, warming up to -35 C overnight.

Winter Storm Watch Ends For Southern Ontario

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.01.2016 | Canada

Get the winter boots ready.

Blast Of Arctic Air To Hit Southern B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Temperatures are expected to drop as low as -10 degrees Celsius.

This Ontario Plant May Have Been Leaking Toxic Waste For Past 52 Years

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Business

Environment Canada is investigating Vale SA's Sudbury, Ont., smelting operations for allegedly leaking toxic run-off into local waterways since at lea...

May Says Greens Support Refineries, Not Pipelines

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2015 | Canada Politics

"They are all of them -- Keystone, Energy East, Kinder Morgan and Enbridge -- unacceptable, no matter what kind of process one puts them through."

Volkswagen Under Investigation In Canada: Reports

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Business

Environment Canada has opened an investigation into Volkswagen over the company's admitted use of software that falsifies emissions test results. ...

100 Lightning Strikes Hit Montreal In THREE Hours

CBC | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada

Montrealers were witness to a spectacular electrical storm on Monday evening, with over 100 lightning strikes between 6 and 9 p.m. André Cantin, a ...

Environment Canada Explains Facebook Rebrand With Confusing Statement

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Politics

"In all honesty, this looks a little silly."

FINALLY. Winter Will Be A Lot Milder Across Canada This Year.

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada

Best news you'll read all day.

Feds Charged Ahead With Northern Gateway First Nations Consultation Despite Internal Doubts

Carol Linnitt | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

Eight First Nations including the Haisla, the Nak'azdli and Gitxaala Nations have launched a legal challenge against the pipeline on the basis of inadequate consultation.

Aglukkaq: Best Enviro-Friendly Budget Ever

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - No previous federal budget has ever done more for the environment than the one delivered this week by the Conservative government, according ...

Canada Greenhouse Gas Emissions Continue Climb: Report

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The latest emissions inventory from Environment Canada shows the country's overall greenhouse gas output climbed 1.5 per cent between 2012 an...

Tories Claim 'Exemplary Record' Of Environmental Performance

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government is moving to embrace provincial climate change actions even as it distances itself from carbon-pricing policies that wi...

WATCH: This Is Not A Nuclear Bomb Detonating

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada

Things really are bigger in Texas. Take this recent storm that blew through Lubbock, Texas. It was one of the rarest of thunderstorms called a supe...

Canada Will Miss Its Climate Target And We'll All Miss Out

Carol Linnitt | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Politics
Carol Linnitt

Environment Canada has been telling us for years that Canada is running off the climate track and -- because of growing emissions largely from the oil and gas sector -- we are getting farther and farther away from meeting our government's self-imposed climate targets. Because of that climate failure, Canada is holding all of us back from prosperity, jobs and better health. That's according to a new study of benefits from international emission pledges made in the lead up to December's UN climate summit. Developed countries around the world -- with the exception of Canada and Japan -- are unveiling their individual climate plans, which were due yesterday.

How the Ministry of Environment Vetoed Our Interview Request

Carol Linnitt | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Politics
Carol Linnitt

Documents obtained by DeSmog Canada reveal that Canada's Ministry of Environment vetoed an interview request on toxins in fur-bearing animals in the oilsands, even though the federal scientist was "media trained and interested in doing the interview."

The Great Thaw Begins

CBC | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada

The snow and ice that has piled up on city streets this winter should soon start melting away. That's because Environment Canada says Toronto should...

Wind Chill Brings -62 °C Temps To Iqaluit

CBC | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada

Environment Canada issued extreme cold weather warnings for Iqaluit, Clyde River and Pond Inlet today, warning that temperatures around the -40 C ma...

Canadian Weather Forecasts And Warnings Are About To Get Better

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Canada's environment minister chose a city that has had more than its fair share of extreme weather events to announce $134 million Thursday...