Canada Wildfire

Don't Get Burned: How to Organize an Emergency Wildfire Kit

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Professional Organizers in Canada

Every summer heavily forested areas leave animals and humans alike susceptible to wildfires. By July of this year, British Columbia saw over 189 active fires burning -- a number that Professional Organizers in Canada says is too high to not be prepared.

A Pilot's Heart-Stopping Shots From Inside A Saskatchewan Inferno

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

A seemingly unstoppable forest fire has come within 1.5 kilometres of the town of La Ronge.

Wildfires Threaten Alberta Community

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

About 200 people from the North Tallcree First Nation were evacuated as a precaution Thursday.

Alberta Crews Working To Protect Oilsands Projects From Wildfire

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Cooler weather was helping crews in Alberta battle wildfires Thursday as the province shifted more effort to protecting oilsands projects in the northeast.

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...