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Two human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Peterborough region

Two human cases of West Nile Virus have bbeen confirmed in areas served by health units in Peterborough and the Kawarthas.

Cluster of out-of-control wildfires burning in northern Alberta

Five wildfires were burning out of control in Alberta on Friday, all southwest of Fox Lake, which is located 670 kilometres north of Edmonton.

New Brunswick provides update on Parlee, Murray beaches projects, upgrades to wastewater

A number of projects announced earlier this year to address water quality issues at Parlee and Murray beaches are underway or have been completed, the provincial government announced Friday.

Bay of Quinte waterfront property owners facing damage from shoreline erosion

With water levels in the Bay of Quinte still high, waterfront property owners are dealing with shoreline erosion.

Not just the water: Residents say Parlee Beach’s image ‘is tainted’

"I think the name, the brand has been tarnished a bit," said Shediac Mayor Jacques LeBlanc.

Concerned with low prices New Brunswick lobster fishermen park boats

Fishermen in ports such as Pointe Sapin and Richibucto remained at the docks Thursday, saying landings are down and prices are low.

Reports of cougar, subsequent bobcat sighting spurs evacuation of Calgary golf course

The incident comes just over three weeks after a cougar was spotted on the same golf course.

Baby dolphin dies after ‘selfish’ tourists rush to take pictures with it

A baby dolphin died after being surrounded by tourists in southern Spain.

Americans 40 times less likely to be struck by lightning now than in 1940...

"When thunder roars, go indoors." Experts say a better-informed public is partly to credit for fewer lightning deaths.

Northern Manitoba wildfire forces evacuations in Saskatchewan

A wildfire has forced roughly 20 people from a community in northeast Saskatchewan.


U.S. May Allow Class-Action Suits Against Wall Street Firms

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau adopted a rule that would allow American clients to bring class-action suits against financial companies.