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Inuit want review of approval for offshore Baffin seismic testing

A tiny community on Canada's Arctic coast is trying to overturn a regulatory decision that OKs offshore energy exploration....

posted: July 28,2014


B.C. hunters poaching animals in Yukon a big concern: conservation officer

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - British Columbia residents authorized to hunt big game in parts of the province that are adjacent to the Yukon routinely cross the territorial boundary to kill animals, says a Whitehorse conservation officer....

Hot weather in B.C. sparks reminders that many forest fires can be prevented

VANCOUVER - A return to hot, dry weather has put firefighters in B.C. on high alert for wildfires, but they're also battling to get out the message that many fires can be prevented....

Garbage gathered off pristine islands off eastern coast of Prince Edward Island

MURRAY HARBOUR, P.E.I. - Conservation groups spent the weekend gathering up enough marine garbage from the shores of five pristine islands off eastern Prince Edward Island to fill a dumpster truck and a pickup truck....

Nunavut government to consider funding for plan to put out Iqaluit's 'dumpcano'

IQALUIT, Nunavut - Government officials are to meet this week to consider a plan for putting out a dump fire that has been fouling the air in Nunavut's capital for more than two months....

Hudbay denies problems at shut-down mine near Flin Flon, Manitoba

FLIN FLON, Man. - Hudbay Minerals (TSX:HBM) denies there’s anything wrong with a mine near Flin Flon, Man., that was decommissioned in the early 1990s....

Cleanup underway after Kamloops flash floods leave damage in Interior city

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Cleanup is underway in Kamloops, B.C., as the southern Interior city dries out from flash floods that dumped 25 millimetres of rain in less than half an hour....

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