Canadian Senator Picks Fight With New York Governor Over Record Water Levels. Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Source: Timothy Corbin, inplain-sight.com Irazu:Newmarket Ontario, February 2013 Estrogenx:My cat Simon feels the snow provides sufficient camouflage to his pursuit of rabbits.
CarolRollheiser: Mark McMorris, of Regina, falls on his landing during the Big Air event at the FIS Snowboard World Championship in Quebec City, Saturday, January 19, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot artandthekitchen:Icey cold water of Jasper National Park Don Decker starts to clean up during the first major snowstorm of the season, in St. John's, N.L., on Friday Jan. 11, 2013. RCMP Celebrate Canada's 150th By Posing For Photo On Terrifying B.C. Suspension Bridge. We're going to be seeing plenty of over-the-top displays of patriotism as we near closer to July 1, 2017, the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation.
After all, it's been going on all year. But we have to give a hand to the RCMP in B.C., who decided to demonstrate their loyalty to — and trust in — the country by posing for a photo that frankly terrifies us. A hundred Mounties in their iconic red serge got together on North Vancouver’s Capilano Suspension Bridge, a picturesque and popular tourist attraction. Take a gander at what that looks like. That bridge is 70 metres up in the air — and it wobbles. Quebec's Foresta Lumina Is A Magical Trail You Don't Want To Miss In 2017.
If your summer vacation plans are starting to take shape, we have one more suggestion to add to your list: Quebec's Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook, or more specifically, its spectacular Foresta Lumina.
For the past few summers, this gorgeous park in the Eastern Townships has been putting on a light show over its two kilometres of trails, inviting guests to explore territory that might otherwise look foreboding once darkness falls. Already famed for its pedestrian suspension bridge, the longest in North America, which looks out over the 50-metre gorge, the park works with Quebec multimedia studio Moment Factory to install lights within trees and on trails that deliberately imbue the space with a sense of wonder. Map Reveals Name Origins Of Canada's Provinces And Territories. It’s not surprising that Canada would choose meaningful names for its provinces and territories, but thanks to a map created by Expedia Canada, we now know the exact origins of each.
While some are pretty obvious, such as British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, others reveal the Great White North’s fascinating history. Click here for the full size image. Quebec's Foresta Lumina Is A Magical Trail You Don't Want To Miss In 2017. A House Near Lake Ontario Was Totally Encased In Ice. Eastern Canada and the U.S. were swept with a nasty blizzard this week, knocking out power to thousands of people and blanketing the region in deep snow.
Photographer John Kucko captured and posted a video Sunday of a home on the shore of Lake Ontario that perfectly sums up how a lot of people have been feeling — COLD. Wind, waves from the lake and freezing temperatures collaborated to completely encase this Webster, N.Y., house in ice. MB Gibbons - OMG... just saw this commercial.... just... AJ+ - A woman who was forcibly removed, imprisoned and... Log In or Sign Up. Twitter. Canada Remembers - Journal. Facebook. Fort McMurray, Alberta wildfire evacuees glimpse burned out city on way south.
Residents at oil field camps north of Fort McMurray, Alberta got a sobering drive-by view of their burned out city as a massive wildfire forced them out on Friday.
A convoy moved evacuees towards the south following the fire that could double in size by the end of Saturday and is expected to last for weeks. More than 80,000 people have left Fort McMurray, in the heart of Canada' oil sands, where the fire has torched 1,600 homes and buildings. All intersections along the convoy route have been blocked off and evacuees are not being allowed back to check on their homes.
#aurora hashtag. See stunning before-and-after satellite images from fire-hit Fort McMurray communities. **UPDATED MAY 7TH** Google has provided updated images for May 6th.
Scroll below the preamble for the update (but please read the pre-amble if this is your first visit.) I do want to emphasize that this analyis is based on birds-eye-view satellite images. It is not possible to estimate fire damages to walls, smoke damage or water damage through this method and all three are expected. Fort McMurray wildfire: First clear satellite images show deserted streets, burned homes.
Early Friday morning, Google released the first clear images of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray taken from space.
They show deserted streets and whole neighbourhoods devastated. The space image was taken Wednesday by Terra Bella, a subsidiary of Google that operates satellites. A larger original version can be seen here. (Go to that link to look for a specific home.) Fort McMurray wildfire: First clear satellite images show deserted streets, burned homes. Facebook - Log In or Sign Up. Is there hope for the pets of Fort McMurray? A dog sits near the remains of a house after a fire in Comuna 13 in Medellin, Colombia.
(Fredy Amariles/Reuters) In the middle of the night five years ago, Scott Bradd fled a fire in his house and had to leave his 200-lb. mastiff, Daisy, behind. LIVE BLOG - Forest Fire Updates from Fort St. John - Energeticcity.ca. Facebook - Log In or Sign Up. Facebook - Log In or Sign Up. Smoke From Canadian Fires Entering Minnesota. LIVE BLOG: Breaking updates on the Fort McMurray wildfire. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Ottawa Métis ecstatic following Supreme Court ruling - Ottawa. People in Ottawa's Métis community say they're thrilled and hopeful following the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling that Métis and non-status Indians are now the responsibility of the federal government as "Indians" under the Indian Act.
Canada's top court to rule on Métis, non-status Indian rights - Aboriginal - CBC. It's taken 17 years, but today the Supreme Court of Canada is set to finally deliver a decision that could clarify the relationship between Ottawa and tens of thousands of Métis and non-status Indians. Today's ruling could potentially extend the federal government's responsibilities to approximately 200,000 Métis and 400,000 non-status aboriginal people who are not affiliated with specific reserves and have essentially no access to First Nations programs, services and rights. Twitter. 33 Things Americans Should Know About Canada. Seriously. 1. Our president is called a Prime Minister. AOL Mail: Simple, Free, Fun. Trudeau In Washington: Celebrities, Dignitaries Converge At State Dinner. WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was feted at a lavish state dinner held in his honour Thursday night, where a star-studded gathering of dignitaries, business leaders and entertainers converged on the White House for the historic celebration of Canada's leader.
Barack and Michelle Obama pose for a photo with Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau as they arrive for a state dinner. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) Trudeau's visit marks the 11th state or official visit of Barack Obama's presidency but the first for a Canadian in 19 years. The event was the ultimate intersection of the capitals of North American legislative power — Ottawa and Washington, D.C. — and Hollywood celebrity, with high-profile figures from the political and business arenas joining notable homegrown names from the world of entertainment on the high-wattage guest list. Michael J. Twitter. Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake)
Belle Isle off the coast of Newfoundland. AOL Mail: Simple, Free, Fun. This is what the border of the United States and Canada looks like. O Canada! Beneath thy shining skies. You were beautiful this morning! #YearInSpace. Another stunning view over #Canada this morning! #YearInSpace. Vancouver Island, Canada. Niagara Falls from above. Parliament of Canada - The Senate. Banff, Canada.