The east-central town of Wainwright, Alta. has dropped a local state of emergency it implemented last week after it said a “disruption in the supply of water” to the town reservoir resulted in reduced water supply. 146 more words
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5 LGBTI activists from Diyarbakır, Istanbul, and Izmir who carried out the “No” campaign against the constitutional change that was voted upon on April 16 and who protested the questionable outcome of the referendum were arrested for different reasons. 402 more words
Large wildfire in SW Florida threatens 2,000 homes
A large wildfire in southwest Florida is threatening more than 2,000 homes, prompting mass evacuation.
The blaze has already consumed about 5,000 acres (2,000 hectares) and at least two dozen homes and other structures in Collier County, forcing residents in several areas to flee their homes and prompting the governor to deploy National Guards. 72 more words
A First Nations community west of Edmonton has declared a state of emergency over flooded roads making it nearly impossible for residents to access clean water or for emergency vehicles and school buses to get through. 538 more words
Road conditions in an Alberta First Nation reserve two hours northeast of Edmonton have prompted a state of emergency.
Saddle Lake Cree Nation made the announcement Sunday and it is expected to be in effect until later this week. 833 more words