The devastation brought on by the wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., gains a whole new perspective when viewed from above. NASA has released satellite images showing the extent of damage done in the days since the northern Alberta oil town was forced to evacuate some 88,000 residents. Wildfire in Fort
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A couple of days ago, as families in Fort McMurray, Alta., were fleeing the devastating fire that continues to consume the area, Blake Siefken took to Twitter. “I’m glad the #FortMacFire is happening in the province most responsible for the climate change that caused the fire in the first place,” Siefken
[Graduating from Father Patrick Mercredi Community High School in Fort McMurray, Alta. From left, Nicole Riva, Sunita Swaminathan, Michael Connors and Agnes Connors. PHOTO: Nicole Riva]
It isn’t exactly the ideal set up for a knock knock joke – an alligator meandering around a residential yard and up the front doorsteps to attempt to ring the doorbell. That’s the scene caught on film this week after a South Carolina man came across the reptile while on his morning walk with his dog.
Anaya Ellick was born without hands and chooses not to use prosthetics. Joan Stalnaker, a first grade teacher, admits she was concerned about how the girl would fare in a regular classroom. “It may be different, it may be hard, the road may be long, but she will persevere,” Bianca Middleton, Ellick
Some of those heroic efforts have saved lives and homes in Fort McMurray, the centre of the province’s oilsands industry. Animal rescuers: Many who had to leave Fort McMurray had no chance to return home to get their pets, resulting in many left behind in many neighbourhoods. Animal rescue operations
An eight foot long lemon shark living in the coastal waters off of Jupiter, Florida is welcoming divers into her environment in exchange for one thing - head scratches. Scuba guide Randy Jordan enters the water on a daily basis, and while normal people would be terrified to be met by a group of sharks
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The courts may be the next step in the ongoing battle over the British Columbia Liberal party’s fundraising activities. Duff Conacher, co-founder of the Democracy Watch group and a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa, filed one of two complaints to the province’s conflict of interest commissioner
At least that’s according to a Canadian expert who argues an unintended consequences of autonomous vehicles will be people having sex on the road. Barrie Kirk, of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence, recently claimed that self-driving technology requiring less focus on the road will
[An RCMP officer surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray, Alta. in a photo from the RCMP Alberta Twitter feed / THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Twitter-RCMP Alberta]
The wildfire that has engulfed much of Fort McMurray has reached 85,000 hectares, but so far none of the major city infrastructure has suffered significant damaged, officials say. The fire reached the airport on Wednesday night, but “monumental efforts” prevented major damage, Scott Long with the Alberta
First Nation reserves across Alberta are collecting donations and welcoming in evacuees from Fort McMurray after all residents were forced to leave the city on Tuesday due to a wildfire. Fort McKay, about 65 kilometres north of the devastated area, has recently taken in 5,000-7,000 people fleeing the
One music fan has decided to try and buy the ultimate piece of rock and roll memorabilia - by launching a fundraiser to purchase Dave Grohl. The Go Fund Me campaign titled “Help Me Purchase Dave Grohl” was set up by Texas radio host Frank Pain to raise $35,000 in an effort to acquire the lead singer
The city of Toronto’s latest effort against hungry critters looking for a free meal may have hit a major snag.
The people who’ve had to flee Fort McMurray don’t know what’s next two days after a wildfire emptied the entire Alberta city of 80,000. Candice Earle, her husband Robbie and their two dogs have been staying at a Suncor camp about an hour and a half north of Fort McMurray.
If you’re a resident of Alliance, Ohio, looking to get high, it’s probably best not to call Steve for a hookup. The City of Alliance Police Department recently arrested alleged drug dealer Steve Notman, confiscating his phone in the process. On Tuesday, they posted a request on their Facebook page
A group of mothers in Moncton, New Brunswick experienced a great surprise recently when their children, grand children and great grand children came from far and wide for an unexpected visit. “I have eight children,” Emily Hay says. “Mothers are important because they’re the first teachers that children
Jared Sabovitch’s final harrowing moments outside his home went by in a flash.
A locksmith who goes by the username Ftmaclocksmith on Reddit answered the call of one resident. According to a Reddit post, the locksmith noticed a note from the cats’ owner on the Fort McMurray Facebook page. The locksmith, armed with the tools of the trade, was happy to oblige. “Being a locksmith
Treat yourself to a breathtaking view of our planet, without all the hassle of training to be an astronaut, thanks to this stunning video footage. This past November, private spaceflight company UP Aerospace launched a 20-foot-long SL-10 rocket nearly 400,000 feet into the air. The launch was to test
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A neighbour snapped two photos at the exact moment of the attack, while another neighbour came to Summer’s aid, according to BuzzFeed.