BC extends state of emergency, restrictions on fuel and travel, as ‘significant weather’ poses more challenges

A man uses a digger next to a flooded farm in Abbotsford, BC, November 29, 2021.JONATHAN HAYWARD / The Canadian Press British Columbia has expanded its state of emergency to support flood recovery efforts as well as orders restricting fuel purchases to unnecessary vehicles and restricting travel along hard-hit sections of the province’s compromised motorways. … Read more

BC extends state of emergency, restrictions on fuel and travel, as ‘significant weather’ poses more challenges

A man uses a digger next to a flooded farm in Abbotsford, BC, November 29, 2021.JONATHAN HAYWARD / The Canadian Press British Columbia has expanded its state of emergency to support flood recovery efforts as well as orders restricting fuel purchases to unnecessary vehicles and restricting travel along hard-hit sections of the province’s compromised motorways. … Read more

Environmentalists hope Hamilton’s anti-sprawl vote sets an example for other Ontario municipalities

Environmentalists claim a victory against sprawl after Hamilton City Council voted not to designate more farmland for housing over the next 30 years, despite warnings from Queen’s Park that this would further limit the supply of necessary new housing. It is an example that activists in some of Toronto’s suburbs hope their local politicians could … Read more

What the BC government knew about the flood threat | Come to hell … BC underwater – The Fifth Estate

What the BC government knew about the flood threat | Come to hell … BC underwaterThe fifth property Floods ravaged their homes in the historic BC storm #shortsThe fifth property See full coverage on Google News .

‘Miracle on Saint-Laurent Street’: Quebec economy sees the country’s strongest post-pandemic recovery

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard is holding a copy of his financial update at a November 25 press conference in Quebec City.Jacques Boissinot / The Canadian Press Quebec’s economy is poised to surpass any other Canadian jurisdiction this year in a remarkable recovery from the pandemic that has set the province on track to record … Read more

Long way ahead for BC as repairs to Coquihalla Highway, the main route between Vancouver and Kamloops, begin

A collapsed section of a bridge sits in the water after severe flooding and landslides on Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, BC, seen in aerial photo from a Canadian forces reconnaissance flight on November 22, 2021.DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press British Colombians were given a sober assessment on Thursday of the extent of the … Read more

Long way ahead for BC as repairs to Coquihalla Highway, the main route between Vancouver and Kamloops, begin

A collapsed section of a bridge sits in the water after severe flooding and landslides on Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, BC, seen in aerial photo from a Canadian forces reconnaissance flight on November 22, 2021.DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press British Colombians were given a sober assessment on Thursday of the extent of the … Read more

Military arrives at smaller BC centers; The RCMP is searching for a woman who was washed away

A member of the Canadian forces carries sandbags as he builds a temporary dike behind houses along Clayburn Creek ahead of a flood warning that Environment Canada has predicted for the region already affected by floods, in Abbotsford, BC, on the 24th. November.DARRYL DYCK / The Associated Press There will be more support for the … Read more

Ontario school boards are starting to return to a normal high school semester model next week

Ontario school boards are wasting some time returning to a normal semester model, with some resuming a regular class schedule from next week. From Monday, both the Halton District School Board and the District School Board of Niagara will return to a traditional semester model for high school students, meaning they will take four courses … Read more

Ontario optometrists resume eye exams for children and seniors on Tuesday after months of detention services

Ontario optometrists and Premier Doug Ford’s government are entering into formal negotiations over a funding dispute that has dragged on for nearly three months, with ophthalmologists meanwhile agreeing to resume publicly funded services for seniors and children. The Ontario Association of Optometrists will “pause” its job action from Tuesday, the group said in a statement … Read more