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Sask. public safety agency lifts southern fire bans, discretion given to parks, municipalities

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Current fire ban areas are changing Wednesday that leave it up to individual communities to decide whether to enforce bans in southern areas of the province, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency says. “In general, south of Prince Albert, it will be up …

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Significant rainfall poses flood threat to Toronto area, parts of southern Ontario

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings for the Greater Toronto Area and a large part of southern Ontario on Tuesday. The warnings were issued at around 9:30 a.m. The weather agency said rainfall amounts of up to 75 millimetres are possible with …

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‘Dangerously hot and humid’ weather to hit southern Ontario, Quebec

A large swath of Ontario as well as parts of Quebec are under a heat warning as “dangerously hot and humid” weather conditions are expected for most of the week, Environment Canada said. “A prolonged heat event will begin today,” Environment Canada said in a special weather alert posted just …

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Severe thunderstorm watch in place for large part of southern Ontario

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A large part of southern Ontario is under a severe thunderstorm watch, with strong winds, hail and heavy rain possible on Wednesday. Environment Canada issued a watch for areas including the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area, Kitchener, Guelph, and the Niagara Region. “Thunderstorms will …

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1 dead, 5 taken to hospital after southern Ontario crash

One person is dead and five others were taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash in southern Ontario on Saturday. Ontario Provincial Police said it happened in Perth County, Ont., on Line 86 between Road 121 and Road 124. Emergency crews responded to the scene just after 4 p.m. A …

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Short season on Ontario southern ice road makes First Nation life unpredictable

This winter marked the shortest ice road season anyone can remember on Temagami First Nation. There were just 11 days when the road – a roughly seven-kilometre stretch of packed snow and ice connecting the island First Nation to the mainland – was open. That meant delayed projects, tougher access …

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Preliminary water allocation forecasts in southern Alberta below average – Lethbridge

While Alberta saw some normal precipitation for much of the prairie region in February, drought conditions remain generally unchanged for the province. It has some irrigation districts in southern Alberta predicting below-average water allocation for the 2024 irrigation season. Since December, the St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID), the largest …

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Demand for southern Ontario hotels, rentals gets tight for visitors ahead of rare solar eclipse

Next month’s solar eclipse appears to have piqued interest in hotels and home rentals across Ontario cities as stories around dwindling availability and rising prices are circulating weeks before the celestial event. Jack Kratoville, a would-be traveller from New York City seeking to join the frenzy in Niagara Falls, says …

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Mounties warn southern Manitobans of suspicious vehicle – Winnipeg

By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted February 15, 2024 2:51 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba RCMP are asking southern Manitobans to stay safe and aware if they’re pulling over to help someone on the side of the road. This comes after Mounties …

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