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A local resident lit his house on fire while trying to destroy a wasp's nest.
The agency pleaded guilty and will have to pay $100,000.
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Thirty-four high-rise blocks have failed fire safety tests.
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Last year's blaze in Fort McMurray may have been the worst in Canadian history.
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A party was being held in the converted warehouse.
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For many children, the beginning of a school year might also mean being home alone until their parents arrive home from work. If your child is old enough and comfortable being home alone, you'll want to take steps to ensure they're safe and sound.
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The relentless bombardment on innocent civilians continue with casualties, death and destruction occurring every second. But this is just an ordinary day in Aleppo where simply every place is a target -- mosques, morgues, markets, bakeries, hospitals, ambulances, fire trucks, with absolutely nowhere safe for people to go.
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Fires are a natural part of many boreal forest ecosystems, but the massive blaze raging in Alberta is a catastrophe that threatens human health, the economy and the environment. This current episode in the Fort McMurray area is remarkable in its size, extent and human impact. Data from the Global Forest Watch platform provide context on what's going on with Alberta's forest fires
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Social housing communities are increasingly home to the most vulnerable members of our communities. The private rental market has left many renters behind, meaning that for families fleeing domestic violence, individuals wrestling with mental health and addictions challenges, and aging seniors on fixed incomes, social housing may be the only available option. It's become clear that both the public and the government now expect social housing providers to go above and beyond their traditional role as landlords, to assist at-risk tenants.
Should you happen to visit the Canadian Museum of Nature in the days ahead, look for a small plaque that reminds visitors that the museum doors were, for four years beginning 100 years ago, the entry way to a productive and effective Parliament.
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