Sunshine Village ski resort in Banff is being closed to the public to allow crews to use the area as a staging ground to fight an out-of-control wildfire burning just across the Continental Divide in British Columbia.
Hello and happy Saturday! Here’s our roundup of the week’s interesting and eclectic news in health and medical science.
Wide swaths of forest in British Columbia’s Interior are burning after a lightning storm Friday afternoon ignited brush parched from weeks of hot, dry weather.
The controversial weed killer ingredient glyphosate will be added to California’s list of potentially cancerous chemicals effective July 7, state officials announced Monday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gamely bantered about his sex appeal, his thoughts on Canada’s relationship with the U.S., and how he’d like to see a woman lead the country as he appeared on Live with Kelly and Ryan on Monday.
Tougher methane regulations to be phased in between 2020 and 2023 under Canada’s climate change plan
Canada plans to phase in tougher regulations on the emission of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, but it will take between three and six years for the new rules to kick in.
More than 4,100 NB Power customers remained without power Friday evening after a violent thunderstorm ripped through the Acadian Peninsula the previous night.