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Global News

The flood mitigation barrier in Calgary’s downtown will be getting a 1.4-kilometre extension, thanks to federal and provincial funding. The project will run along the south bank of the Bow River and connect to the Centre Street Bridge lower deck flood barriers, forming an uninterrupted barrier along the river. Click here to continue reading

CTV News

Downhill and cross-country skiers are set to enjoy an earlier start to the season than usual as some trails and a ski resort open up in southern Alberta this weekend. Click here to continue reading

Western Producer

Crops such as wheat, barley and rice are able to survive temporary periods of flooding by activating energy pathways that do not rely on air when floodwater creates low oxygen conditions. Click here to continue reading

Global News

After nearly a year and a half of burning, the Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta has been declared out by the province of Alberta.The wildfire near the town of High Level started on May 12, 2019 and was caused by lightning. Click here to continue reading