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Canada aligning with U.K. to fight global growth in coal-fired electricity

Canada aligning with U.K. to fight global growth in coal-fired electricity

OTTAWA — Canada and the United Kingdom are aligning to help wean the world off coal at the same time as the United States is proposing to subsidize it.

Boeing faces challenge to prove harm from CSeries, says U.S. think tank

MONTREAL — Boeing Co. appears to face an uphill climb to prove to U.S.
Fuel spill off Great Bear Rainforest offers few answers one year later: nation

Fuel spill off Great Bear Rainforest offers few answers one year later: nation

VICTORIA — A rich marine harvest ground for a First Nation near British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest remains closed to shell fishing one year after a tug ran aground, spilling more than 100,000 litres of fuel into Seaforth Channel.

Manitoba government's adviser on climate strategy racked up $60K in travel: NDP

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Opposition New Democrats are accusing the Tory government of spending a large amount of money on travel for one of its top advisers.

Manitoba government says North Dakota water plan a threat

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is appealing a U.S. court ruling that could lead to a controversial water-diversion project going ahead.

Husky gets OK from Saskatchewan government to restart pipeline after major spill

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government has given Husky Energy the OK to restart a pipeline after a major oil spill along the North Saskatchewan River that fouled the water source for three cities.

Ottawa expresses concern to Europe over toxic rocket splashdown

Ottawa has told the European Space Agency it's unhappy about plans to launch a satellite that would drop a rocket stage likely to contain highly toxic fuel in some of the most ecologically productive waters of the Canadian Arctic.
Google goes to end of the Earth in new Street View of Ellesmere Island

Google goes to end of the Earth in new Street View of Ellesmere Island

It's official. Google Street View has now gone to the ends of the Earth.

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging providers

LONDON — Oil company Shell has signed an agreement to buy electric vehicle charging firm NewMotion. It did not disclose terms.
Volcanic eruption in Japan spreads ash in 4 cities, towns

Volcanic eruption in Japan spreads ash in 4 cities, towns

TOKYO — A volcano in southwestern Japan is erupting for the first time in six years, spewing ash over nearby farms, cities and towns.