August 14, 2022 08:56 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Sourav Ganguly to lead Indian team in 75th Independence special match. Know more | MS Dhoni has to retire first to participate in overseas league: BCCI | Congress president Sonia Gandhi tests Covid-19 positive again | India at 75: Amit Shah hoists tricolour at home | Jammu and Kashmir govt sacks Salah-ud-Din's son, Bitta Karate's wife, two others over terror links

State of emergency declared in Canada's Newfoundland towns over forest fires

Newfoundland/IBNS: A state of emergency was reportedly declared on Saturday night in Newfoundland towns owing to the massive out-of-control forest fires burning in central Newfoundland near the Bay d’Espoir Highway and Paradise Lake significantly growing over the weekend.

India-based NGO hosts tree plantation event in Toronto to preserve environment

Toronto/IBNS: A tree plantation event was conducted by the Toronto Chapter of India-based NGO SPHEEHA at the headquarters and was participated by several dignitaries.

Environment Canada issues heat warning in Ontario

Toronto/IBNS: A heat warning remains in effect on Wednesday for southern and parts of northern Ontario, Environment Canada has said.

4 dead, massive blackouts as severe storms hit eastern Canadian provinces

Montreal/IBNS: Four people have died and nearly 900,000 homes are without power after severe storms battered the eastern Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, media reports said Saturday.

Record-breaking ‘pressure-cooker’ heatwave hits Canada, US northwest

New York: A "pressure-cooker" heatwave that's broken temperature records twice in 48 hours in the US northwest and western Canada is being mirrored across large parts of the northern hemisphere, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.

Canada registering unprecedented heatwave, several dead

Ottawa: An unprecedented heatwave, which is smashing all temperature records, has left several people dead in Canada, media reports said on Wednesday.

Ice storm pounds Canadian provinces forcing hundreds of flight cancellations

Toronto/Sputnik/UNI: An ice storm has grounded dozens of flights and left thousands without power in eastern Ontario and Quebec, according to flight monitoring data and local power authorities.

Canadians and Americans are likely to pay more for recycling in the future

Ottawa, Apr 01 (IBNS): There is a likelihood that Canadian and American municipalities would have to pay more in the future for their recyclable material after China's decision last year to crack down on foreign waste, media reports said.

Scientists name new species of Dinosaur after Canadian icon

Toronto, July 17 (IBNS): Scientists from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the Philip J Currie Dinosaur Museum have identified and named a new species of dinosaur in honour of renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie. Albertavenator curriei, meaning "Currie's Alberta hunter".

Torontonians will enjoy free Bike Shares on Wednesdays in July

Toronto, June 23 (IBNS) Bike Share Toronto, which is owned by Toronto Parking Authority(TPA) is all set to offer free rides every Wednesday in July, thus celebrating the 150 years of Canada in a greener way.

Canada observes Environment Week

Toronto, June 7 (IBNS): Canada is observing Environment Week from June 4 to June 10, which celebrates the country's environmental accomplishments and encourages citizens to contribute to preserving and protecting their environment.

Canada: A news study promotes action on climate change

Toronto, Apr 4 (IBNS): A new study “Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being” by Tero Mustonen and Kaisu Mustonen has been published on Friday in science, indicating some species moving to cooler areas of the planet to survive the climate change, media reports said.

Canada: NASA-style Stopwatch measures pulse of laser light

Toronto, Mar 31 (IBNS): Engineers from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) had built a timer to measure pulse of laser light.

Canada celebrates Earth Hour today

Toronto, Mar 25 (IBNS): The Earth Hour was celebrated all over the world for last 10 years with the intention of drawing attention to climate change and showing everybody’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, media reports said.

Wolves of Canada's Banff National Park show aggressive behaviour

Calgary Dec.14 (IBNS): A noticeable change in the behavioral pattern of wolf pack in Banff National Park raised concern among park officials and visitors in Banff area, according to media reports.