Canada Storms

'Location' Really Matters When Natural Disaster Strikes

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

We've all heard the real estate mantra: "Location, location, location." It means that two identical homes can have completely different value, depending on where they're situated. Location is everything. Millions of the world's poorest children know this all too well -- especially when natural disaster strikes.

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...

Fighting Climate Change is Now Less Gloomy, More Optimistic... Even Fun!

David Fogarty | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada
David Fogarty

Depending on where you are, it's been getting hotter, colder, drier, wetter, stormier. Indeed, the changes, particularly the intensity of heatwaves and droughts, have been occurring faster than many scientists predicted. And that's made it a bit easier to feel there is something real about climate change.

Dispatches From Down East: Thank God It's Sunday Night

Lori Gard | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

Two storm days back-to-back, courtesy of the Nor'easter that hit the Maritimes this past weekend, and I am more exhausted and wrung out than I was Friday afternoon. I now know why some animals eat their offspring. It would at the very least be one way to keep things quiet around the den.

If It's Thursday, It Must Be Sunny/Torrential/Hailing

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada

It's been a week of harrowing weather even for Alberta standards, as violent storms sparked mass power outages, severe hail damage and even a narrow e...

Unconfirmed Reports Of A Tornado In Quebec

CBC | Posted 07.26.2012 | Canada

Environment Canada has confirmed that two tornadoes — one of which was classed as a moderate F-1 packing winds of up to 150 km/h — touched down ne...

Irene To Blow Into Canada Late Sunday

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - Forecasters say the impact of hurricane Irene will be felt across a wide swath of Eastern Canada as the sprawling storm is expected to track...

More Floods For Manitoba?

CBC | Posted 08.11.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Officials in Manitoba are scrambling to shore up flood defences, before a major rain storm descends on waterlogged areas of the province Sunday...

Canada Suffers Through 'Total-Misery Package'

The Globe and Mail | Posted 07.31.2011 | Canada Politics

From Fredericton to Victoria, it's been one soggy spring. And amid record-breaking floods in Quebec and Manitoba, Canadians elsewhere would be forg...