This large gravel mine, now supplying product for a major road upgrade, has turned this section of Manitoba's Birdtail River valley into a hive of activity. It has also brought noise, emissions and congestion to the surrounding area .
Monday, 12 December 2011
White Christmas? Dream on: Environment Canada says Snow Less Likely Over Time
By: Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press - 12/12/2011
TORONTO - Dreaming of a white Christmas may be a holiday tradition, but Canadians are more likely than ever to wake up instead to the dreary brown reality wrought by climate change, Environment Canada said Monday. Details here.
The shrinking Columbia Icefield, an important source of meltwater for Canada's prairie rivers. PinP photo.