SPOKANE, Wash. - Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range grounded helicopters and airplanes that have been battling the flames in Washington state.
Aug 28, 2015 4:12PM
Just days after Alberta Health Services issued an air quality advisory for Edmonton, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer is warning that “most of the province is expected to experience some level of haze over the...
Aug 28, 2015 3:37PM
Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika.
Aug 28, 2015 2:27PM
Intact Insurance Company has a duty to defend a construction firm sued for negligence, over a restaurant damaged by fire eight years after the policy was in effect, an Alberta court recently ruled.
Aug 28, 2015 1:08PM
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Metro Vancouver area, warning that heavy rainfall in the region over several days increases the risk of flash flooding.
Aug 28, 2015 11:47AM
North Waterloo Farmers Mutual Insurance Company (NWFM) and Oxford Mutual Insurance Company announced on Friday that their mutual policyholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve the amalgamation of the two companies to create Heartland Farm...
Aug 28, 2015 10:16AM
New research out of Australia suggests that nixing state and territory taxes on insurance would encourage property owners and renters to take out more insurance, thereby protecting AU$36 billion more in home and contents assets.
Aug 28, 2015 9:20AM
PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania judge reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman Wednesday after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch contributed to her crashing into a school bus and utility pole, killing her...
Aug 27, 2015 4:06PM
The Calgary-based William H. McGannon Foundation announced on Thursday that founding father Bill McGannon passed away peacefully on Aug. 26 at the age of 79 from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Aug 27, 2015 3:08PM
British Columbia announced on Thursday a new Emergency Management Planning Guide to help schools, districts and other authorities deal with natural disasters, human-caused events and technological and biological hazards.
Aug 27, 2015 2:03PM