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A fire in Old Montreal that gutted a heritage building.
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Questions raised about safety of Old Montreal building destroyed by fatal fire

March 27, 2023 Morgan Lowrie - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL – More than a week after a fatal fire tore through a building in Old Montreal, accounts from former tenants and victims of the blaze are raising questions about the safety of the heritage property. Five bodies had been

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Why Canada should invest in ‘macrogrids’ for greener, more reliable electricity

February 25, 2021 The Canadian Press

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. Authors: Brett Dolter, Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Regina; Blake Shaffer,

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Second Wind

July 31, 2017 Jatin Sharma, Head of Business Development, GCube Insurance

Canadian onshore wind development faces a number of major threats — many the same as those globally, but some unique to the country. Throwing caution to the wind is not advised. Instead, keeping abreast of the latest technological developments and adopting measures to transfer risk are imperative to maintaining safe and profitable operations.

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Saskatchewan reaches deal with Ottawa on future of coal-fired power plants

November 28, 2016 The Canadian Press

REGINA – Saskatchewan says it has reached a deal with Ottawa that will allow the province to keep using coal-fired power plants in what it calls “a responsible manner” beyond 2030. The agreement will allow the province to meet federal