Posts Tagged ‘Alberta’

Alberta Al’s letter to the Jasper Fitzhugh on the smearing of Monika Schaefer and her right to freedom of speech

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From: ‘Al Romanchuk’ romanesq@shaw.caSubject: The smearing of Monika Schaefer and her right to freedom of speechDate: July 22, 2016To: editor@fitzhugh.ca Mr. Clarke,Not only was I disappointed in your article allowing the printing of the condemnation of Miss Schaefer by Ken Kuzminski and the two Jewsish organizations, I became downright angry. I am an 80 year […]

Thousands of dead fish found at lake in Alberta

     There’s a pungent smell at a lake northwest of Rocky Mountain House, where thousands of dead fish line the shore. Many are now worried bears living around the area will be drawn, as the local birds and bugs have been, to a feast of rotting perch. People with cabins along Crimson Lake said they […]

‘Alberta Clipper’ region set to bring 10-15 cm of snow by Tuesday night

     By Tuesday night, the region will be under a blanket of 10 to 15 cm of snow, Environment Canada predicts. The flakes that comes along with what’s dubbed an Alberta Clipper is expected to hit Eastern Ontario Monday night and taper off Tuesday evening, according to a special weather statement.. Since the forecast is […]

‘It’s been coming down in bucketfuls’: Jasper ski area in Alberta sees unprecedented early-season snowfall

     While the early snowfall in parts of north and central Alberta likely ruined more than a few late-summer plans this week, it already has some winter warriors thinking about heading to the slopes. Marmot Basin ski resort in Jasper National Park posted a photo to its Facebook page Wednesday boasting a bounty of fresh […]

Ice, fire and funnel clouds: Severe weather pounds Edmonton, Alberta

     All weather warnings have ended in Edmonton, but not before storms wreaked various forms of havoc on the city and surrounding area on Saturday. Early Saturday afternoon, a severe thunderstorm warning, including the potential for funnel clouds, was issued for Edmonton and the surrounding cities of Sherwood Park and St. Albert. Funnel clouds were […]

‘Pretty crazy’: Hail as big as billiard balls batter Evansburg, Alberta

     Hail the size of billiard balls fell from the skies over Evansburg Sunday, causing a damaging racket. Environment Canada had issued a severe thunderstorm watch for a large area west of Edmonton, and shortly before 5:30 p.m. the storm struck — battering homes and vehicles for nearly half an hour. ‘It was insanely loud’ […]

Policing Isn’t Working For Cops Either

Print Friendly Above Photo: DALLAS, TX – JULY 08: Dallas Police Chief David Brown pauses at a prayer vigil following the deaths of five police officers last night during a Black Live Matter march on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Five police officers were killed and seven others were injured in a coordinated ambush at […]

FLASHBACK: ‘Slick Willy’s’ past can bite Hillary: Bill Clinton identified in lawsuit against his former friend and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein

     A new lawsuit has revealed the extent of former President Clinton’s friendship with a fundraiser who was later jailed for having sex with an underage prostitute. Bill Clinton’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, who served time in 2008 for his illegal sexual partners, included up multiple trips to the onetime billionaire’s private island in the […]

‘Children of War’: Heart-rending WWII diaries of Soviet children published in English

“In adults’ diaries, the author is still trying to build some sort of drama, while children have been sincerely writing about what they saw and felt, and that’s the main value of these documents. They haven’t been edited by anyone, they’ve been written honestly, with no censorship or self-censorship applied,” the book’s editor, Tatyana Kuznetsova, […]

USGS: Volcano ‘recharging’ as earthquake swarm strikes Mount St. Helens, Washington

     In the past eight weeks, more than 130 small earthquakes have trembled beneath the surface of Mount St. Helens. At this point, “there is absolutely no sign that it will erupt anytime soon, but the data we collect tells us that the volcano is still very much alive,” the U.S. Geological Survey said. Seismologists […]

Red is not its only color: NASA captures Mars you’ve never imagined (PHOTOS)

The mesmerizing image was captured by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera installed on the Mars Orbiter. Many Martian regions appear smoothed by dust and regolith, but in this stunning pic we see the Nili Fossae bedrock very well exposed, except for spots where there are sand dunes. This and other breathtaking pictures from […]

4 dead in Mecca suburb after Saudi police raid ISIS cell

READ MORE: Russia pays tribute to Palmyra hero who called in anti-ISIS artillery strike on his own position “The terrorists fired upon security forces requiring them to respond in kind to neutralize the threat, leading to the killing of two and the death of two others who blew themselves up with explosive belts,” said a […]

‘Islam does not belong in Germany’: 60% agree with AfD

Conducted by the newspaper Bild together with research institute INSA, the poll showed a dramatic change in the attitude of the German population to Islam over the past year. In January 2015, 37 percent of people said that Islam had a place in Germany, but the figure in the latest poll dropped by 15 percentage […]

Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica explodes 31 times in 10 hours

     The Turrialba volcano situated in Costa Rica exploded 31 times in 10 hours on May 1, 2016. Now that’s insane! Communities within 5 kilometers of the volcanic peak have been evacuated. Ash is covering everything! According to reports from OVSICORI, this strong volcanic event occurred from 6:43 am to 4 pm on Sunday, May […]

Researchers discover the built environment has a microbiome

     The human microbiome, a diverse collection of microorganisms living inside us and on our skin, has attracted considerable attention for its role in a broad range of human health issues. Now, researchers are discovering that the built environment also has a microbiome, which includes a community of potentially-pathogenic bacteria living inside water supply pipes. […]

Report Says Saudi King Not Aware Of Surroundings, Health Deteriorating

A new report claims that Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is suffering from periodic blackouts and an inability to speak. The health of the 80-year-old monarch is reportedly deteriorating and he is under regular medical care. Press TV reports: The Palestinian Manar online newspaper cited an Arab official as saying on Wednesday. […]

David Suzuki: ‘People Have The Power To Bring About Change’

Print Friendly The Continental Divide at the border of Alberta and British Columbia in Canada. Photo credit: Shutterstock Recent events in Canada have shown not only that change is possible, but that people won’t stand for having corporate interests put before their own. When plummeting oil prices late last year threw Alberta into financial crisis, people […]

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