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Environment Canada warns of smoky air in northern Saskatchewan - ‎6 hours ago‎
Smoke from forest fires in Fort McMurray, Alta. is moving towards Saskatchewan. This morning, Environment Canada issued special air quality statements for north-western Saskatchewan, including the communities of La Loche, Buffalo Narrows, Beauval and ...
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Air quality statement issued by Environment Canada as Fort McMurray wildfire continues

620 - ‎4 hours ago‎
The wildfire creating so many problems for Fort McMurray is resulting in smoke drifting into Saskatchewan. Environment Canada has issued an air quality statement for the northwestern part of the province with that smoke eventually coming south. John ...
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Environment Canada urges Lloydminster, Sask. to stay cool in the heat - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Potentially record-breaking temperatures in Saskatchewan this week are prompting Environment Canada to warn people about keeping cool in the heat.
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Hot Calgary weather prompts alert from Environment Canada - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Environment Canada has sent out a weather alert for Calgary as record temperatures settle over the city this week. "These conditions pose a health risk when you are not used to the heat," according to the alert.

At least ten more days of dry weather: Environment Canada - ‎May 4, 2016‎
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Make it two days in a row for record daily high posts at the local airport weather station; on Tuesday, it was unofficially a done deal by mid-day.

Environment Canada warns Montrealers they'll be staying frosty this week

Montreal Gazette - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
We hate to say we told you so (which is why we didn't), but you shouldn't have been out there planting flowers before the traditional gardening holiday commonly known as Victoria Day.

Environment Canada Predicts Warmer Spring Weather For 2016

Sunrise Senior Living Blog (blog) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
After an unseasonably warm winter, many scientists expect the spring to follow a similar pattern. This will affect the majority of the country and could have implications for people and the natural world.

Fraser: Canada's enviable environmental record

Windsor Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
But this year, the Conference Board of Canada has taken on the role of Canada's environmental scold, with their publication of an environmental report card that ranks Canada poorly among comparable countries, and gives us less-than-stellar letter ...

Canada: $21000 Fine And Restitution For Road Salt Damage To Trees

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
On April 6, 2016, Jaret Bousfield was convicted under the Environmental Protection Act for permitting the discharge of road salt that caused or was likely to cause damage to a neighbour's mature cedar trees.

Environmental Assessment In The Courts

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
A duo of recent decisions underscore yet again the need for an overhaul of the existing environmental assessment ("EA") regime.

Alberta's New Remediation Requirements In Effect On May 1, 2016

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Government of Alberta will accept remediation certificate and reclamation certificate applications that used the former 2014 Guidelines, if environmental site assessment reports filed in support of these applications are dated April 30, 2016 or ...

Burst Asbestos Bubble – Say That Five Times Fast!

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently dismissed a contractor's appeal for damages due to exposure to asbestos. The contractor's employees were exposed to asbestos on a worksite.

No Fault Orders And The Potential Liability Of Realtors

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The potential liability of a real estate brokerage for the cleanup of contamination at one of its listed properties has demonstrated, once again, the challenges faced by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change ("MOECC") in exercising ...
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Long stretch of summer-like weather ahead for Metro Vancouver

Vancouver Sun - ‎10 hours ago‎
Environment Canada says Metro Vancouver is in for at least a week of unseasonably hot and dry weather. The mercury begins to climb Thursday with highs of 18 degrees C, 22 degrees C inland, and then spikes on Friday.

Federal Administrative Monetary Penalty Scheme Arrives

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
On April 9, 2016, almost six years after passing legislation to allow for "administrative monetary penalty orders" ("AMP orders") as environmental enforcement tools, the federal government has released draft regulations for comment. The commenting ...

Banff sets temperature record

Rocky Mountain Outlook - ‎8 hours ago‎
Environment Canada was also forecasting highs of 24 C for Banff on Tuesday and Wednesday, which, if reached, will have also broken records.

Endangered Species Litigation In Court Of Appeal

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Earlier this week, two environmental groups, Wildlands League and Ontario Nature (the "Appellants"), were in the Court of Appeal for Ontario seeking to have struck down a 2013 regulation that significantly altered the regime for protecting species at ...
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Today's scorcher sets Winnipeg heat record

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Winnipeg broke record highs Thursday when temperatures soared to 34 C, topping a record set more than 90 years ago. Environment Canada confirmed the high as recorded at Richardson International Airport. "It's 34 C at the airport. You are enjoying it, ...
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Alberta wildfire smoke making its way into Saskatchewan

News Talk 650 CKOM - ‎3 hours ago‎
Smoke from the raging fire in Fort McMurray has moved into Saskatchewan, producing low visibility in some areas. Environment Canada issued special air quality statements for parts of the province, saying northwest winds are spreading smoke from ...
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Edmonton hot temperature record fell Tuesday, expect more heat Wednesday

Edmonton Sun - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Shavd Brar, 6, plays in the spray park at Jackie Parker Park on a hot day in Edmonton, Alta., on Tuesday May 3, 2016. A Special Weather Statement has been issued by Environment Canada calling for record breaking high temperatures in the greater ...