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Rainfall Warning Issued By Environment Canada

A Rainfall Warning has been issued by Environment Canada which is warning of heavy rainfall for the Niagara region through to the Elgin region along the border. Head further North and it changes to a Special Weather Statement; details below.

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BC Wildfires Sets New Province Record

The B-C Wildfire Service says more land has burned across the province this year than last year, setting a new record for land scorched in a season. Almost 13-thousand square kilometres have burned this year, eclipsing just over 12-thousand square

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Heat Warning For August 27 To 29

With the forecast calling for some high temperatures in the 30’s humidity pushing that into the 40’s, with no real break overnight, Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for almost all of South Western Ontario.   From Environment Canada:

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Special Weather Statement For Niagara Region

Environment Canada has released a special weather statement for the Niagara region warning of potential heavy rains that could cause some significant issues from Niagara Falls to Grimsby. This is only a special weather statement, not a watch, or a warning,

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Heat Warning For Sunday August 5th And Monday August 6th

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for this Civic Holiday long weekend which will include both the Sunday and the Monday having temperatures in the 30’s with Humidex values in the 40’s. It’s going to be warm and stick

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Lunchtime Trivia For Wednesday August 1st

The question for Today had to do with Canadians and their thoughts on a particular aspect of daily life.   Question: When it comes to this, Canada ranks last among this survey. What is it?   The answer is one

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Epipen Shortage

If you are one of those individuals who have an allergy so severe that you could face serious health risks from a reaction, there is some news you need to be aware of. Pfizer Canada says its adult-dose EpiPen will

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, July 24

Q: The average Canadian household spends $1100 a year on this. What is it? A: Food waste. 60% of food that is thrown out could have been eaten. The National Zero Waste Council is offering tips on food storage, meal

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New Canada Wide Campaign To Save Money And Reduce Waste

A new national program announced this week looks to help households to save money while also reducing food waste in Canada. According to the National Zero Waste Council nearly half of the food waste in Canada can be attributed to

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Lunchtime Trivia For Friday July 20

Your Lunchtime Trivia question Today had you thinking of the home and what or who you might find there.   Question: Between 2014 and 2016 the number of these in our homes increased by 15-20%.  In the past 10 years

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Lunchtime Trivia For Thursday July 19

Lunchtime Trivia Today took advantage of the sunny weather for a sizzling question to test your summer mind. Only this one wasn’t JUST about summer. Our Question: Canada imported over 21 Million of these in 2017.  What are they?  

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A Flying Car? In Our Lifetime? Perhaps!

We have been hearing about a flying car for all for a long time.  The first time I saw one was on The Jetsons.  We may be one step closer with the Blackfly by Opener.  This single occupant flying car

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Heat Warning Issued For Sunday July 15

Environment Canada has issued another heat warning for Today marking the third time this summer such a warning has been issued, it reads as follows;   “A hot and humid airmass will affect the Golden Horseshoe Today and Monday. High

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday, July 9

Q:  Everyday from coast to coast, Canadians will go through 57 million of these.  What are they? A: Plastic straws It takes up to 200 years for one straw to decompose. Canadians use approximately 57 million plastic straws daily. Those straws are generally not

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Thursday July 5

On top of the Heat Warning that is still in effect for Today, Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Golden Horseshoe and much of Southern Ontario.   From Environment Canada:   Conditions are favourable for the

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