Environment

Richmond vegetarian food company fined for illegal dumping in Fraser River

A Richmond company has been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars after vegetable oil leaked into the Fraser River. Garden Protein (or Gardein)...

Parts of Saskatchewan under extreme cold warning

An extreme cold warning is in place for parts of Saskatchewan, including Saskatoon, with wind chills in the -40 to -45 range.

Weird Wednesday weather as temps swing from 11 C to -7 C

Because we couldn’t go a day without some kind of watch or warning, the capital awoke Wednesday to a fog advisory. According to Environment Canada,...

Saskatoon's weather: Sunny, high -13 C, low -21 C

The sky over Saskatoon will be mainly sunny on Wednesday, according to Environment Canada’s forecast. The wind could reach a speed of 15 kilometres...

Environment minister blasted for dinner with anti-pipeline activists on day of trade war

The B.C. Liberals are questioning whether the province’s environment minister shared information about the NDP government’s opposition to the Kinder...

Environment Canada strikes potential death blow to port's $2b container expansion at Roberts Bank

Environment officials have struck a potential death blow to the Port of Vancouver’s $2-billion container expansion in South Delta, saying the risks...

'It’s not over': More cold, snowy days on the way for Calgary after coldest February in almost 25 years

Storm warning. Parking ban. Snowmageddon. These are just some of the words on the frozen tips of Calgarian tongues this month. And if you’re one of...

Keystone XL pipeline opponents want details on Trump’s approval of project

Opponents of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to...

Grand River watershed flooding causes several road closures

Officials say the combination of warm temperatures and rainfall is beginning to trigger significant runoff into the Grand River watershed.

BC Liberals questioning who knew about NDP’s Trans Mountain plans ahead of time

Environment critic Peter Milobar says Kinder Morgan lost $800 million in stock value ahead of the release of the government's intentions late...

Councillors discuss River Walk Promenade options for Edmonton river valley

Many Edmontonians enjoy having direct access to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and on Tuesday, the urban planning committee was looking at ways...

Alberta shrugs off B.C. legal challenge on wine ban, says much more at stake

Alberta's economic development minister is shrugging off a legal challenge filed by British Columbia over Alberta's ban on wine from that...

‘To date, we have failed’: Worldwide nations struggling to meet goals outlined in Paris climate agreement two years ago

The U.N. Environment Program found in its latest "emissions gap" report that 20 countries would require further steps to meet their pledges...

Vancouver Weather: Freezing temperatures in the morning, high of 2 C

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouverites are waking up to frosty weather Tuesday morning with temperatures around -4 C. Environment Canada forecasts cloudy...

Edmonton weather: Chance of snow with a touch of windchill

Tuesday’s Environment Canada weather forecast is calling for snow all-day with a slight touch of windchill. At 6 a.m., the temperature is -13.3 C...