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CIP, Greengate start construction of 465-MW solar plant in Alberta

Renewables Now 23 Jun 2021
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners P/S (CIP) and Calgary-based renewables developer Greengate Power Corporation have initiated the construction of a 465-MW solar park in Alberta that will become the largest one in Canada ... in Alberta.

Class action alleging RCMP abuse of Indigenous people in Northern Canada certified

North Shore News 23 Jun 2021
TORONTO — A lawsuit alleging RCMP systematically brutalized Indigenous people in Northern Canada can proceed as a class action despite objections from the government, Federal Court ruled on Wednesday ... Those comments came after video emerged showing Mounties wrestling the chief of an Alberta First Nation to the ground in a parking lot ... q. .

UNESCO says industry, poor governance "likely" endanger Canadian World Heritage site

North Shore News 22 Jun 2021
UNESCO released the finding on Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park this week ... $60-million action plan for the park, it continues to be threatened by development in both British Columbia and Alberta.

A for Quebec, F for Alberta: Study rates Canadian governments on conservation

Moosejaw Today 22 Jun 2021
The society says Alberta performed the worst, cancelling previously planned protections, delisting parks and attempting to open the Rocky Mountains for open-pit coal mining ... Although the province has more than 15 per cent of its land mass protected, the report points out Alberta ...

Canada’s climate plan charts hard road ahead for high-polluting oil sands

Metro USA 22 Jun 2021
Alberta’s Ministry of Environment and Parks said Canada’s new emissions target will require action across all parts of the economy and significant support from the federal government ... A truck drives down a street at Syncrude’s oil sands operation near Alberta.

UNESCO says industry, poor governance 'likely' endanger Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park

CBC 22 Jun 2021
Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park is now so threatened by upstream development and divided governance that it likely meets the criteria to be placed on the list of World Heritage sites in danger, UNESCO says in a draft report ... .

10-foot high Rizal Monument set to rise in Alberta, Canada

Manila Bulletin 21 Jun 2021
Rizal will soon be installed at the Nose Creek Regional Park in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada ... Filipino in Airdrie Association President Jun Martin (R) during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Rizal Monument at the Nose Creek Regional Park in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada on June 19, 2021.

Full-patch Alberta Hells Angel found dead in Surrey RV park

Canada Dot Com 18 Jun 2021
... in a Surrey RV park Thursday ... Full-patch Alberta Hells Angel found dead in Surrey RV park Back to video.

10 ways to observe Juneteenth in Portland this weekend

The Oregonian 18 Jun 2021
The U.S ... Juneteenth is Saturday. Here’s how you can celebrate in Portland ... Jeff Merkley ... 5 p.m., Laurelhurst Park, free ... 3-6 p.m., Milwaukie Riverfront Park, 11211 S.E ... at Peninsula Park with a march to King Elementary School ... at Alberta Park. And Beyond Black will hold its third annual East County Juneteenth celebration at Vance Park starting at 10 a.m ... .

Project Habakkuk: The Aircraft Carrier Made Out Of Ice

War History Online 17 Jun 2021
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest-running campaign of WWII ... An aircraft carrier made out of ice ... Bernal ... Geoffrey Pyke ... nor the British Navy wanted to take part in the Habakkuk’s construction, so it was decided a prototype would be built at Patricia Lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada ... Patricia Lake in Jasper National Park ... 1.

Alberta group camping bookings queue opens today at 8:30 a.m.

CTV 16 Jun 2021
Group campsite bookings for Alberta parks open Wednesday morning ... .

Auditor scolds Alberta over mine cleanup fund, how province handles polluted sites

Castanet 11 Jun 2021
Too often cleanup gets shuffled between Alberta Environment and Parks and the Alberta Energy Regulator, Wylie writes ... "Alberta Environment and Parks and the Alberta Energy Regulator are working on a long-term solution that will bring clarity over the responsibility and funding for those sites.".

Explosive device at gender-reveal party causes wildfire in Canada

New York Post 09 Jun 2021
The device was only supposed to release blue or pink powder to identify the baby’s sex when it was detonated in Alberta, about six miles west of Fort McMurray, on May 31, Global News reported ... Alberta Wildfire tweeted about the gender-reveal incident.@AlbertaWildfire.

Days after heat wave, up to 40 cm of snow expected in Alberta's mountain parks

CBC 07 Jun 2021
Just days after a heat wave swept through much of Alberta, an out-of-season storm is expected to bring heavy snowfall to the province's mountain parks ... .

Bison have returned to the Great Plains. Now what?

Popular Science 04 Jun 2021
Even the so-called wild herds are not welcome outside parks and protected areas ... Then she recalled with a smile the day in 2016 when 88 bison arrived on the Blackfeet Reservation from Alberta’s Elk Island National Park, descendants of the same herds her great-great-grandfather had hunted.