Mark Reusser, vice-president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and the Waterloo Federation of Agriculture, fears there may be a food shortage next year if farmers can't get fertilizer. Global tariffs have bumped up the price of fertilizer in Canada, making it harder for farmers to get their hands on it and affecting their ability to grow their crops and other food sources, said Reusser. "If we can't access fertilizer, not only us here in Ontario and Canada, but around the world, we're in
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Most so-called flushable wipes are anything but, and actually flushing them causes major problems.
There's been another partial closure on Yukon highways Monday – the North Klondike Highway near Horse Creek Road is down to one lane traffic after flooded that part of the highway. Resident Darren Holcombe said he was passing through the area when he saw a few cars stopped. Then, he said he saw water flooding onto the road. "The water is pouring across the road, kind of eating away around the culvert where all the gravel is," he said. He spent about an hour there, watching to see what would happ
Newfoundland and Labrador's snow crab fishers have hopes for another strong year, but some say the industry has become too dependent on the one species — leading to potential trouble down the road.
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About 230 Ukrainian citizens are expected to arrive in Regina on Monday evening aboard a humanitarian flight from Poland. The provincial government said the nine-hour flight from Warsaw, the Polish capital, is expected to arrive at 5:05 p.m. CST Monday, meeting the provincial immigration minister's target date. The passengers are expected to spend about three to four hours passing through customs before leaving the airport. Provincial and local officials, including Regina Mayor Sandra Masters an
Alexander Lukashenko, in power since 1994 and accused in the West of human rights abuses, has allowed Russian troops to use his country's territory in invading Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the Belarusian leader's statement amounted to a "signal", with his actions to be watched carefully.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas voters have said no to him twice over the past four years. But Kris Kobach is nonetheless betting that this can be the year he makes a political comeback. His losses, including a 2018 defeat that handed the governor's office in this Republican-leaning state to a Democrat, might end other political careers. But Kobach, who built a national reputation as an immigration hard-liner while Kansas secretary of state, is now aiming for the state attorney general's office. He f
Two days after the 30th anniversary of the 1992 cod moratorium that decimated the Newfoundland and Labrador economy, Ottawa has closed commercial cod fishing in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. On Monday, Fisheries and Oceans Minister Joyce Murray announced a one-year ban on directed commercial fishing in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence in order to give young fish time to reach maturity. "I do understand just how important the cod fishery is for people in the Gulf area," said the minister in
A gunman opened fire inside a busy shopping mall in the Danish capital Sunday, killing three people and critically wounding three others, police said. (July 4)
Some N.W.T. communities are under a heat warning this week with temperatures anticipated to hit 30 C in some Arctic regions. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued the warning for Aklavik, Inuvik, Fort Good Hope, Norman Wells, Tulita, Fort McPherson, Tsiigehtchic and surrounding areas. Though Natalie Hasell — a warning preparedness meteorologist with ECCC — said it's more common for heat waves to occur in southern N.W.T. communities, it's not unheard of to have higher temperatures i
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Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Windsor and Essex County for Monday and Tuesday. The weather authority warns temperatures will be near 31 C, with humidex values in the low forties on Tuesday. Overnight, lows are expected to be about 21 C, which will offer little relief. Environment Canada said the hot temperatures can cause deteriorating air quality. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has issued a heat warning based off of Environment Canada's information, warning residents to
Over 1,300 customers in the Kennebecasis Valley Fundy area and Fredericton-Oromocto region have had their power restored. N.B. Power's website indicated most of the outages were along a stretch from Evandale and Grand Bay-Westfield. N.B. Power spokesperson Marc Belliveau said a call came in regarding a power outage in the Rothesay area at around noon Sunday. Approximately 980 customers in the region had lost power. "After we patrolled the area, we found a very large tree on one of our transmissi
A memorial bike ride was held Sunday in downtown Vancouver to honour a well-loved cyclist who lost his life in a crash in the West End last week. Agustín Beltrán, 28, was killed in a collision with a dump truck at the intersection of Hornby Street and Pacific Boulevard on Wednesday. Beltrán was a first-year PhD student at the University of British Columbia. He studied environmental and applied microeconomics, according to the university's website. The memorial ride on Sunday started outside the
Many large farm animals, up to their necks in floodwaters around Sydney, Australia, had to be rescued by emergency crews as torrential rains batter Australia's east coast.
FREDERICTON — Calls are increasing across the Maritimes for governments to tackle labour shortages in the health-care sector, as hospitals are being forced to close emergency rooms now that weary staff are taking summer vacations to recover from pandemic-related stress. In New Brunswick, health-care workers are leaving the province because of poor working conditions, non-competitive salaries and unreasonable workloads, according to Liberal health critic Jean-Claude D'Amours. In Prince Edward Isl
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