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Environment Canada predicts funnel clouds for communities near Calgary

Calgary Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
Funnel clouds are expected in parts of southern and central Alberta on Friday afternoon, Environment Canada said. The weather advisory covers Brooks, Strathmore, Vulcan, Drumheller, Three Hills, Leduc, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Red Deer, Ponoka, ...
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Environment Canada weekend heat statement for Waterloo-Wellington - ‎14 hours ago‎
Environment Canada predicted that the humid and warm air mass currently settled and almost stalled over southern Ontario would continue to scorch the region through the weekend.
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Environment Canada issues snow warning for regions around Calgary

Calgary Sun - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Areas north and west of Calgary were under a snowfall warning Saturday evening, with Environment Canada forecasting 10-20 cm for the long weekend.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued by Environment Canada for Saskatoon with the risk of large hail

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Saskatoon with the risk of heavy rain and strong wind. Environment Canada meteorologists “are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to ...
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Possibility of funnel clouds today in Sask., Environment Canada says - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Funnel clouds are possible in central and west-central Saskatchewan today, Environment Canada says. The weather agency issued a weather advisory for the Prince Albert, Martensville, Battlefords and Kindersley areas on Monday morning.

BC Adopts New Spill Preparedness And Response Laws

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎19 hours ago‎
The BC legislature recently enabled an expanded spill preparedness and response regime. Bill 21 creates a new part of the Environmental Management Act (EMA) administered by the BC Ministry of Environment. These new provisions create numerous new ...
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Environment Canada Warns About Air Quality For Windsor-Essex

windsoriteDOTca News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement as possible high levels of air pollution are expected today. The statement is in place due to the possibility of deteriorating air quality.

Warmer than average summer ahead across Canada, forecasters say - ‎May 21, 2016‎
And, looking ahead through August, nearly all of Canada will see above-normal average temperatures. That's the word from Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips. Let's start with where the weekend forecast is lousy, and where that's ...

Ontario Introduces Cap-And-Trade System

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎19 hours ago‎
The Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act (Act) was recently passed by the Ontario legislature. This Act, previously described in our February bulletin, introduces the new cap-and-trade system for Ontario.
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Alberta's oilsands industry is a huge source of harmful air pollution, study says - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Alberta's oilsands industry is one of the biggest sources in North America of harmful air pollutants called secondary organic aerosols (SOAs), a new Environment Canada study has found. SOAs are formed when volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted ...
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Environment Canada ends frost advisory

CTV News - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Environment Canada has ended a frost advisory for the region. The weather office issued the advisory on Tuesday night as temperatures were expected to dip to near freezing overnight.
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Environment Canada issues first smog alert for Southwestern Ontario

London Free Press - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Hot and humid weather, combined with high levels of air pollution, has led to Southwestern Ontario's first smog alert of the year.
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Environment Canada Forecasts Abnormally Cold Weather, Overnight Flurries - ‎May 14, 2016‎
If you've already started gardening for the summer, you'll want to cover up your plants or bring them inside. That advice comes from Environment Canada as cold weather approaches the London region, which could include flurries. Severe weather ...
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Environment Canada issues first warm weather alert of season

Kincardine News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Environment Canada issued its first special weather alert of the season calling for warm humid conditions for the weekend in Kincardine as well as other areas of Southern Bruce County and Northern Grey County.

High levels of air pollution possible in London, Stratford, Woodstock - ‎May 25, 2016‎
High levels of air pollution are possible today, warns Environment Canada, as temperatures are expected to reach 28 C late this afternoon.

Environment Canada issues frost warning in Caledon

Caledon Enterprise - ‎May 15, 2016‎
"With an unseasonably cold arctic air mass in place across Southern Ontario, temperatures will plunge to near or below the zero degree mark for several hours overnight into early Monday morning," Environment Canada warned in a weather statement ...

Homeowners Denied Environmental Coverage For Contamination – Doctrine Of Imminent Peril

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Coverage for losses due to environmental contamination in residential homeowner insurance policies is rare. Where a homeowner discovers contamination at his or her property due to an unknown source or, worse, contamination at adjacent properties ...

CANWARN trains storm watchers to keep eye on the sky during severe weather

Kincardine News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Environment Canada's warning preparedness meteorologist Geoff Coulson educates 97 would-be storm watchers in the finer points of severe weather formations so as to keep the ministry up to date with real-time weather reports.
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Canadian oil faces growing competition overseas

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Canadian crude producers face increasingly tough competition in the long-sought-after Asia-Pacific market, Environment Canada warned, even as the National Energy Board recommended that Ottawa approve Kinder Morgan Inc.'s TransMountain expansion.
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Federal Government Signals Support For Indigenous Rights Declaration

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Aspects of energy regulation such as environmental assessments could be impacted by full adoption of the UNDRIP depending on how the federal government decides to implement its recognition of the UNDRIP in Canadian law. On the other hand, ...