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How boards are adapting to social, climate responsibility

How boards are adapting to social, climate responsibility

Broad business and stakeholder focus on ESG means that board directors may need to update their skills with courses on evolving areas
Winter storm pummeling prairies grounds flights, prompts warnings to stay off roads

Winter storm pummeling prairies grounds flights, prompts warnings to stay off roads

SASKATOON — Heavy snows and wintry winds grounded flights and closed highways across the prairies over the weekend, prompting the mayor of one major city to ask anyone without a vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive to stay home.
Firefighters keep up battle to stamp out largest wildfire in Texas history

Firefighters keep up battle to stamp out largest wildfire in Texas history

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Planes dropped fire retardant over the Texas Panhandle on Sunday and a small community was ordered to evacuate as firefighters kept up efforts to stamp out the largest wildfire in state history while contending with new blazes.
In Hawaii, coral is the foundation of life. What happened to it after the Lahaina wildfire?

In Hawaii, coral is the foundation of life. What happened to it after the Lahaina wildfire?

Abraham “Snake” Ah Hee rides waves when the surf’s up and dives for octopus and shells when the water is calm. The lifelong Lahaina, Hawaii, resident spends so much time in the ocean that his wife jokes he needs to wet his gills.
Montreal winter second-warmest on record, Environment Canada says

Montreal winter second-warmest on record, Environment Canada says

MONTREAL — From a green Christmas to a hibernating bear's early wake-up, Montreal's 2023-24 winter season has been the second-warmest since record-keeping began in 1871, an Environment Canada meteorologist said.
Inaccurate data on forest fuels may stoke B.C. wildfires, study finds

Inaccurate data on forest fuels may stoke B.C. wildfires, study finds

VANCOUVER — Wildfire fighting and forest management decisions are potentially being hampered by inaccurate government data that misrepresents forest fuel loads in British Columbia's Interior, a new study has found. The B.C.
B.C.'s fruit production drops amid climate and market pressures

B.C.'s fruit production drops amid climate and market pressures

In B.C., grapes and blueberries took the biggest hits as extreme heat and cold impacted crops.
Swings in winter temperature disrupting B.C. bird life, say rehab groups

Swings in winter temperature disrupting B.C. bird life, say rehab groups

After a winter of temperature swings, reports of birds breeding at least a month earlier than normal has one wildlife rehabilitation centre concerned.
75% of Vancouver-area residents without AC face dangerous temperatures, report finds

75% of Vancouver-area residents without AC face dangerous temperatures, report finds

The region will experience extreme heat waves like the one in 2021 every five to 10 years by 2040, according to scientific research.
10 dog breeds that love the winter

10 dog breeds that love the winter

This gallery features many dogs with thick coats who originated from places like the Swiss Alps and the Himalayan Mountains.