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Fuel contamination the next concern in flood-ravaged Hay River, N.W.T.

Fuel contamination the next concern in flood-ravaged Hay River, N.W.T.

Fuel drums, an upside down truck and an entire house are among the items scattered across parts of West Point First Nation and West Channel in Hay River, N.W.T., after significant flooding last week. Community members are trying to pick up the pieces after devastating flooding prompted an evacuation order …

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‘Hard to up and leave your home’: More Hay River residents prepare to flee rising water

Since flood waters rose in her community, K’atl’odeeche First Nation Chief April Martel has barely slept except for a 10-minute nap here, an hour there, if she’s lucky. Volunteers are hard at work on the reserve, going door to door to ask residents to leave their homes early, pack the essentials and …

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Alberta man linked to multi-million dollar hay ‘scam’ in U.S. faces trial in province for similar allegations

An Alberta man who officials say is connected to multi-million dollar hay fraud “scams” in the United States has had a trial set in Canada for similar allegations.  Lawyers for the Crown and Scott James Piggott appeared in court Monday to set a trial date in Lethbridge on the man’s …

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