UN evaluates reports of record Arctic heat in Siberia
The area has been hit by wildfires that have driven up temperatures.
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.
Soot-filled rivers mark the need for a national wildfire strategy
Wildfires have a dire impact on water quality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Duties on drywall impact rebuilding after Alberta wildfires
Ottawa moves up review of dumping duties after complaints of high prices.
Post Alberta wildfire boil-water advisory has been lifted
Water safe for all users of Fort McMurray treatment plant
Alberta wildfires knocked economy into reverse in May
Statistics Canada reports GDP took a tumble, larger than economists predicted.
Conference Board downgrades economic outlook, cites wildfires
Growth trimmed from 1.6% to 1.4%, despite year’s strong start.
Alberta wildfire boosts Q2 energy company results
Blended oil sands bitumen rose 58% to an average of $42.52 per barrel from $26.93.