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News General
June 25, 2020  

UN evaluates reports of record Arctic heat in Siberia

The area has been hit by wildfires that have driven up temperatures.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 26, 2019  

Feds add $15M, water bombers to G7 help to fight Amazon wildfires

Part of the $20-million G7 commitment will be earmarked for a long-term global initiative to protect the rainforest.

News Forestry Government General
October 24, 2018  

Soot-filled rivers mark the need for a national wildfire strategy

Wildfires have a dire impact on water quality.

News General
August 20, 2018  

BC wildfires linked to rising lumber prices, rallying forest company shares

Buyers are worried about supply disruptions if this summer’s fire toll is as severe as last season.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 16, 2017  

BC small businesses affected by wildfires get emergency grants

Certain businesses that have been under evacuation orders or alerts are eligible for a $1,500 emergency grant.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Production Sustainability
July 12, 2017  

Oil, lumber companies mobilize to protect pipelines, mills from BC wildfires

Kinder Morgan is removing vegetation to create a fire break in the areas in which its Trans Mountain pipeline operates.

News Construction Manufacturing General
February 27, 2017  

Fort McMurray homeowners to be compensated for hiked drywall duties

Construction firms complained the tariffs were hampering efforts to recover from last year’s wildfire.

News Construction Government Manufacturing General
October 18, 2016  

Duties on drywall impact rebuilding after Alberta wildfires

Ottawa moves up review of dumping duties after complaints of high prices.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 17, 2016  

Post Alberta wildfire boil-water advisory has been lifted

Water safe for all users of Fort McMurray treatment plant

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 29, 2016  

Alberta wildfires knocked economy into reverse in May

Statistics Canada reports GDP took a tumble, larger than economists predicted.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 22, 2016  

Conference Board downgrades economic outlook, cites wildfires

Growth trimmed from 1.6% to 1.4%, despite year’s strong start.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 20, 2016  

Alberta wildfire boosts Q2 energy company results

Blended oil sands bitumen rose 58% to an average of $42.52 per barrel from $26.93.