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Fear a tornado? This Canadian man's coolness takes Internet by storm

Theunis Wessels' picture showing him mowing the lawn as a large tornado loomed on the horizon has taken the social media by storm.

Jun 06, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

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May 09, 2016, 12:48 PM IST

Weather aids firefighters battling blaze in Canada oil region

Authorities battling a forest fire in Canada looked to Mother Nature for more help Monday, as cooling temperatures and rain slowed the spread of the blaze that had forced the evacuation of an entire city.

May 09, 2016, 12:23 PM IST

Canadians drive through burning city seeking safety

Canadian police led convoys of cars through the burning ghost town of Fort McMurray on Friday in a risky operation to get thousands of people to safety on the other side.

May 07, 2016, 17:13 PM IST

Airlift for thousands trapped by Canada wildfires

Canada on Thursday began airlifting to safety up to 25,000 people from the city of Fort McMurray forced from their homes by raging forest fires in Alberta`s oil sands region.

May 06, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town

Alberta declared a state of emergency as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.

May 05, 2016, 11:02 AM IST

Turbulence injures multiple Air Canada passengers, diverts flight

 Turbulence on an Air Canada flight from China injured multiple passengers on Wednesday, forcing it to land in Calgary, Alberta, the airline said.

Dec 31, 2015, 09:16 AM IST

New leftist Alberta leader seeks to reassure energy sector

 The new leftist leader of Canada`s oil-rich Alberta province sought to reassure energy investors Wednesday, saying she would work with industry to plan cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and on taxation.

May 07, 2015, 03:09 AM IST

Two police shot in Canada, suspect found dead

Two police officers were wounded in a shooting in Canada`s province of Alberta on Saturday and the suspect found dead after a manhunt, police said.

Jan 18, 2015, 07:45 AM IST

Eight killed in Canada `senseless mass murder`

Police in western Canada were investigating Wednesday the "senseless mass murder" of six adults and two children, who were apparently slain by a depressed man who later killed himself.

Dec 31, 2014, 14:25 PM IST

Eight killed in Canada `senseless mass murder`

Police investigated Tuesday the "senseless mass murder" of six adults and two children in western Canada who were apparently slain by a depressed man who then killed himself.

Dec 31, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

Rivers receding in Calgary, 3 dead in floods

Water levels dropped, providing a measure of relief to the western Canadian city of Calgary, hit hard by floods that devastated much of southern Alberta province, causing at least three deaths and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Jun 23, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Canada floods kill three, thousands forced to evacuate

At least three people were killed and thousands forced to evacuate their homes after devastating flood waters reportedly damaged homes and washed out bridges and streets in around southern Alberta.

Jun 22, 2013, 11:31 AM IST

Flooding may force 100,000 from west Canada homes

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

Jun 21, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

Canadian blizzard leads to highway wreck, 100 injured

Chain of traffic wrecks and pileups near Alberta were caused by a blizzard that swept across the Canadian plains.

Mar 22, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

US regulators approve CNOOC's $15.1 bn bid to buy Nexen

The deal needed US approvals because Nexen, based in Calgary, Alberta, controlled assets in the Gulf of Mexico.

Feb 13, 2013, 13:22 PM IST

Punjab, Canadian province sign agreement

The Punjab government and Canada`s Alberta province Saturday inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together in sectors like education, agriculture, agro-based industry and gas.

Nov 06, 2010, 20:30 PM IST