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Pollution from oil sands 2-3x higher than estimated

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 02:12

The amount of harmful pollutants released in the process of recovering oil from tar sands in western Canada is likely far higher than corporate interests say, university researchers said Monday.

Flooding may force 100,000 from west Canada homes

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 14:45

As many as 100,000 people could be forced from their homes by heavy flooding in western Canada, Calgary city officials said.