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‘Before the flood’: The growing urgency of adapting to the climate crisis
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‘Before the flood’: The growing urgency of adapting to the climate crisis

The world is rapidly barreling toward climate change tipping points. Floods, fires and heat waves are hitting with growing ferocity. There is, in Canada as elsewhere, a growing reality that adaptation is urgent and necessary. Read more: Red Cross has distributed $27 million in Fiona donations, most to Nova Scotia, P.E.I. Read More Red Cross has distributed $27 million in Fiona donations, most to Nova Scotia, P.E.I. With that knowledge growing, on Thursday the federal government announced a $1.6 billion spending package to help provinces, municipalities and First Nations deal with the effects that are already being witnessed across the country.The thinking, says f...
Fire forces evacuation of Abbotsford, B.C. apartment building, 3 injured – BC
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Fire forces evacuation of Abbotsford, B.C. apartment building, 3 injured – BC

A fire at an Abbotsford, B.C., apartment complex left three people with minor injuries Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to the building at 1909 Salton St. around 8 a.m. after flames broke out on the third floor, a spokesperson for the City of Abbotsford said.All 30 units in the building were evacuated, and crews were able to contain the fire to the third floor. Trending Now Trending Now The city says it has deployed emergency support services to displaced residents, who are staging at a nearby reception centre.The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 4:49 Health Matters: Fire safety in the kitchen ...
Edmonton Oilers lose 5-4 to Canucks – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers lose 5-4 to Canucks – Edmonton

The Vancouver Canucks went 3/10 on the power play to dump the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 in NHL pre-season play Wednesday night in Abbotsford. “In the end I thought our penalty kill was working hard, Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft said after the game. “They did a lot of good things. But when you give their skill that much time, especially 5-on-3’s, all that kind of stuff; in the end it’s asking too much. It’s a bridge too far. And so, for us, it’s an area that we’re going to have to clean up going forward.”The Canucks grabbed the lead late in the first period when Nils Hoglander banged a rebound past Stuart Skinner. Read more: Dylan Holloway shines in Edmonton Oilers win over Canucks Connor McDavid wowed the crowd seven minutes into the second. He sped through ...