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British Columbia: hot water, and heat over water bottler

While Canada’s west coast province swelters under an unusual drought and heat waver, There have been some ripple effects, beyond the multitude of forest fires. The heat is warming rivers aided by low levels due to a low winter snowfall »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life

Water worries in western Canada

Summer drought and severe crop loss possible With the unusual climate conditions experienced across Canada this year, there are now worries about water supply in western Canada. There was a record minimum snowfall this year from the west coast, right »

Environment & Animal Life

UN regrets Canada’s withdrawal from drought convention

The United Nations has reacted to the decision by the Harper government to pull out of the Convention to Combat Desertification by calling it “regrettable.” On Thursday, foreign Affairs Minister John Baird called the entire process a “talkfest” that does »