U.S. Congress wants review of Keystone pipeline in wake of North Dakota spill

Top U.S. House Democrats have called for a federal review of the Keystone pipeline and the agency that regulates it in the wake of 1.4-million-litre (383,000-gallon) spill in northeastern North Dakota, the latest of three spills along the line in…

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak 10 times bigger than thought

A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday. North Dakota environmental scientist Bill Suess said…

Letting ski resort sell mountain water from park is risky: environmentalists

Alberta’s decision to allow a ski hill in a provincial park to sell water it’s not using and have it trucked away sets a bad precedent that could restrict the province’s ability to react to climate change, environmentalists say. “If…

Elizabeth May calls out Jason Kenney: ‘There is no planet called Alberta’

Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May made her position on the western separation movement and Jason Kenney’s approach to climate change very clear while speaking in Ottawa on Friday. May was answering media questions following her meeting with Justin Trudeau,…

Review of Canadian fossil fuel subsidies appears to be behind schedule: environmental advocate

Canada’s promise to produce an inventory of its fossil fuel subsidies as part of a joint peer review with Argentina appears to be off schedule and may not deliver results until 2021, an environmental advocate says. The peer review, which…

‘Harvest from hell’: Alberta farmers demanding action from government

Alberta farmers are asking for aggressive action from the government on serious economic hardships following this year’s “harvest from hell.” Poor harvest conditions, trade disputes and a looming federal carbon tax are all weighing on the agriculture industry. Farmer David…

Animal rescue seeks homes for 5 bunnies whose mom survived being shot with arrow in Calgary

An animal rescue that found a feral rabbit who survived being shot with an arrow this summer in Calgary is now trying to find homes for the bunnies she gave birth to shortly after her ordeal. In July, the mama…

Blue heron released into wild after found covered in ice, snow near Calgary

A great blue heron was released back into the wild on Wednesday after being spotted unable to fly because of clumps of snow and ice that were packed into its feathers. Allison Prentice and her friend Guy Kinney noticed the…

Aggressive elk charge at people in Banff area: Parks Canda

Posted November 12, 2019 5:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Parks Canada is warning about elk showing aggressive behaviour in the Banff area after people were charged at by the…

Keystone pipeline back in service after North Dakota breach: company

The owner of the Keystone pipeline says the line has returned to service after a breach that leaked an estimated 1.4 million litres of oil in northeastern North Dakota late last month. TC Energy Corporation says the move follows the…