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Every spring Hasan Bacak, his wife, Emine, and their 1-year old son, Mehmet, migrate for weeks in search of higher ground for their livestock to graze. 1,164 more words
WINNIPEG — Manitobans can expect a summer of above normal temperatures, according to meteorologist Jay Anderson. June, July and August in particular. Anderson pegs the probability at about 40 or 50 per cent versus the 80 per cent likelihood on the east coast. 84 more words
Firefighting efforts in Fort McMurray are going to get a big boost from crews from the other side of the world.
On Sunday night, 300 firefighters from Johannesburg, South Africa arrived at the Edmonton International Airport. 874 more words
EDMONTON – A little over a week after issuing a province-wide fire ban and as a massive wildfire continues to burn near the Saskatchewan border, the Alberta government said Friday it was lifting the ban as well as off-highway vehicle restrictions in parts of the province. 289 more words
Fire crews in Kamloops fought two grass fires Tuesday they believe were caused by people, prompting them to remind the public how easy it is to start a wildfire when conditions are dry. 13 more words
EDMONTON – Several fire trucks were called east of Edmonton Tuesday evening for a grass fire in Sherwood Park.
Strathcona County Emergency Services said they were called to the area of Jim Common Drive near Charlton Way around 8 p.m. 115 more words