Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «river»

June 18, 2018 6:16 PM Baytex Energy and Raging River Exploration sign $2.8 billion merger deal

Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. have signed a $2.8-billion deal to merge in a bid to boost the companies’ East Duvernay Shale operations in Alberta. The combined company, which will operate under the Baytex name, is expected to have production of approximately 94,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from a diverse portfolio of oil assets 8

June 14, 2018 8:00 AM As World Cup kicks off, Russia looks to show the West it's not isolated

Inside Vladimir Putin's latest attempt to rebrand Russia With Moscow's historic squares, pedestrian malls — and, starting today, soccer stadiums — filling up with foreign tourists, President Vladimir Putin's latest rebranding exercise for Russia is well underway. The first game of the World Cup kicks off at 6 p.m. local time in the refurbished and freshly 20

June 1, 2018 4:19 PM Hawaii's Kilauea volcano shoots lava into the sky, sending rivers of molten rock into the ocean

75 homes have been completely covered by lava, forcing of thousands to flee Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has captivated people around the world by shooting lava high into the sky and sending rivers of molten rock pouring down hillsides into the ocean over the past month. Scroll down for a look at some of the most stunning images from this historic eruption 26

June 1, 2018 3:32 PM Parts of B.C. coast now closed to salmon fishing in effort to protect killer whales

New closures include parts of Juan De Fuca Strait, the southern Gulf Islands and the mouth of the Fraser River Federal officials have closed parts of the West Coast to salmon fishing in an effort to protect the endangered orca population. The new closures, effective Friday, include parts of Juan De Fuca Strait, the southern Gulf Islands and the mouth 59

May 26, 2018 4:52 PM Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations in rural areas Monday as outbreak’s death toll hits 10

KINSHASA, CONGO—Ebola vaccinations will begin Monday in the two rural areas of Congo where the latest deadly outbreak was declared this month, the health ministry said Saturday, as the number of confirmed Ebola cases rose to 35, including 10 deaths. A vaccination campaign is already under way in Mbandaka, the city of 1.2 million on the Congo River where 18

May 24, 2018 3:12 PM Out-of-control wildfire triggers evacuation alerts for Alberta First Nation, town of Janvier

An out-of-control wildfire has sparked an evacuation alert for residents of a small northern Alberta community. The alert was issued Wednesday evening for Janvier after a blaze broke out earlier in the day about 10 kilometres south of the hamlet, which is about 110 kilometres south of Fort McMurray. Residents of the Chip Prairie First Nation have also been told to prepare 15

May 23, 2018 10:32 PM Newfoundland town that rejected rainbow crosswalk plans to celebrate Pride Week

SPRINGDALE, N.L.—A Newfoundland town that received national attention when it refused to permit a rainbow crosswalk has now agreed to hold a Pride Week. The town of Springdale came under scrutiny last month after refusing to allow the colourful crosswalk near Indian River High School. The town council rejected the students’ bid, with Mayor Dave Edison 17

May 23, 2018 11:25 AM 2 Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in Congo are found dead

Another patient who fled has been found and is back under quarantine Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Doctors Without Borders's (Médecins Sans Frontières) mission in the city said Wednesday. The third patient was found alive and is under observation by MSF and the World 22

May 17, 2018 2:45 PM Thunderstorms expected to add to flood woes in B.C

GRAND FORKS, B.C.—Environment Canada has issued special weather statements covering the entire southeastern corner of British Columbia, including the flood-damaged Boundary region, as thunderstorms have the potential to add even more water to already raging rivers. Forecasters call for as much as 40 millimetres of rain by Friday and there’s concern about 11

May 15, 2018 4:19 PM New Brunswick man sentenced to 15 years for child pornography charge in U.S

A news release says Haggerty flew to Cleveland from Toronto last August and upon his arrival, agents followed him to Linden Park in the suburb of Rocky River, where he met a teenage girl. The girl told agents she had started talking to Haggerty on a messaging app in December 2016 and they subsequently engaged in hours-long Skype chats, in which the accused 13