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Nearly 60 percent of Canadians 55 years of age or older are in the great outdoors at least four times per week, according to a recent poll conducted by the Canadian Parks Council.
Native to Canada, Baffin Bay and Kane Basin polar bears are more numerous today than they have been in recent years, according to newly released estimates performed by the World Wildlife Fund
A recent string of deadly snowmobile accidents in Ontario is raising concern among enforcement officials and the provincial community.
Insured damages in Canada hit a new all-time record in 2016, topping 2013 as the costliest year for natural disasters.
Even in parts of the country where winter tires are optional, more Canadians are using them, a newly released poll suggests.
According to the World Wildlife Fund, less than 50 percent of Canada's barren-ground caribou are still roaming the Arctic.
The Ministry of Transportation is advising Ontario's road users to get themselves - and their cars - property outfitted for whatever Mother Nature has up her sleeves with December, January and February rapidly approaching.
Based on field research conducted by author/researcher Alan Westhaver, several of the homes that didn't bear the brunt of the Fort McMurray blaze were protected through proactive fire mitigation efforts, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction reported.
Insured losses last month for the severe wind and thunderstorms in Ontario totaled $30 million, the Insurance Bureau of Canada reported from analysis compiled by Catastrophe Indices and Quantification.
The wildfires in Fort McMurray earlier this year demolished an estimated 10 percent of all dwellings, both businesses and residences, according to CMHC's estimates.