Canada Wildfire

West Kelowna Wildfire Forces Thousands To Flee

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. - Flames from a fast-moving wildfire have forced the evacuation of about 2,500 residents from several neighbourhoods in British Col...

'Extreme' Wildfire Leads To Town's Evacuation

CP | Keven Drews and Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Sirens sounded in the northeastern British Columbia town of Hudson's Hope, as its 1,150 residents were ordered to flee from what officials...

Wildfire Burns Near Pemberton

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PEMBERTON, B.C. - Residents living on 13 rural properties near Pemberton, B.C., are on evacuation alert because of a wildfire that is burning on a ste...

Proposals To Protect Wildfire-Prone Areas Snuffed Out

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A federal commission has rejected proposals to change Canada's national construction codes to better protect communities from destructive w...

Manitoba Wildfire Ravages 19,000 Hectares

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2011 | Canada

SANDILANDS, Man. - Dry conditions are contributing to the spread of a fire in southeast Manitoba that blackened almost 200 square kilometres and was p...