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Wildfire Destroys Fort McMurray Homes, Most of City Evacuated

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CBC News Alberta has had many severe wildfires over the years. While none has been quite as bad as Fort McMurray, the smoke from this one in 2011 near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border, could be seen from space. (NASA photo.) Thousands of people are fleeing Fort McMurray as wildfire leaps highway and into city. More here.

Mind the Climate Gap, Mr. Trudeau

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NationalObserver Alberta tar sands.  Howl Arts Collective Last week our new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, galloped onto the world stage to once again promise big cuts in Canada's climate pollution. Will he be able to deliver? Story here.