The spring ice breakup on rivers in northern Alberta is forcing some residents of Fort McMurray neighbourhoods from their homes, and people in the city's downtown have been warned to be ready to react in case the evolving situation changes.
News that a deal was finalized by OPEC and other oil producing nations to cut production by nearly 10 million barrels per day is being welcomed in Canada, where provinces have suffered drastic revenue losses due to rock-bottom crude prices.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta's oilsands region on Saturday, October 19, 2019, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary.
Electricity is returning to many Winnipeg customers affected by an intense winter storm, but Manitoba Hydro says it can't even estimate how long it will be before power is restored to thousands of people as the weather system moves north and west.
The Alberta government has asked the province's Appeal Court to rule on whether Ottawa's new way of handling environmental assessments for major construction projects such as pipelines is constitutional.