Alberta plans massive expansion of Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland area

Alberta plans massive expansion of Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland area

The Alberta government plans to create the largest contiguous protected boreal forest area in the world by expanding the Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland in the northeast part of the province. Under the plan, the wildland area would be expanded by 143,800 hectares, Premier Jason Kenney said Thursday at a news conference. “For generations, Albertans have found beauty and pride […]

Tornado tears through Ottawa and Gatineau area, causing injuries

Tornado tears through Ottawa and Gatineau area, causing injuries

By The Canadian Press Fri., Sept. 21, 2018 OTTAWA—A tornado ripped through the Ottawa area Friday afternoon, damaging homes and vehicles as severe thunderstorms and high wind gusts also pounded southern Ontario. Extensive damage to houses was reported by residents in Ottawa and in nearby Dunrobin. In Gatineau, Que., cars were overturned on Highway 50, […]