Residents of Slave Lake have been evacuated due to wildfires taking over.
Approximately, 7,000 residents were ordered to evacuate the town on Sunday after fire spread into the town.
The RCMP estimate about 30 per cent of the town's homes and buildings are gone, including Town Hall, the hospital and radio station.
Firefighters are being sent in from as far away as Ontario to help battle the blaze.
If you are trying to reach friends or family in Slave Lake, contact 1-780-523-3388.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Sabeen Ahmad.
Rob Ford's sudden and unexpected admission that he did, in fact, smoke crack, came as a shock to Torontonians and Canadians Tuesday.
But the news also made waves around the world. International news agencies like CNN, Reuters, the BBC, and others carried the story. Ford's confession came after months of denial, all of it centered around a videotape that allegedly shows Ford smoking crack cocaine. That video is evidently now in the hands of Toronto police.
There’s a recall of Kirkland Signature brand organic lean ground beef over potential E. coli contamination.
The recall was issued Friday by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
This product has been sold from Costco warehouses in B.C., Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
The CFIA said there has been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of the product, but warns food contaminated with pathogenic E. coli may not look or smell spoiled.
It's hard to tell exactly what it is, but it's certainly a strange sight.
Police on patrol north of Grande Prairie; in Manning, Alberta, saw a fireball shooting through the sky on Saturday night.
What's even better is that their dash camera got it all on tape.
The Telus World of Science says it was a meteor.
The backlash toward the controversial "Charter of Quebec Values" is continuing, and now the federal government is taking a stand against it as well.
Tim Uppal, Alberta MP and federal Minister of State for Multiculturalism, is also a Sikh-Canadian. Appearing on News Talk Radio's John Gormley Live Wednesday he outlined the federal government's position.
"Any proposal that limits people's ability to practice their faith or to be free from discrimination is extremely concerning," he insisted.
Canada's senior climatologist has a potentially controversial explanation for the wild weather seen in Canada this summer.
In the span of about a month both Alberta and now Toronto have been inundated with rainfall, resulting in massive flooding. That has left people wondering why it's happening now.
David Phillips, senior climatologist with Environment Canada, said most explanations are leaning toward climate change.
RCMP have confirmed that two people are under arrest and charged with terrorism in Victoria B.C.
39-year-old John Stewart Nuttal and 29-year-old Amanda Marie Korody were allegedy planning to blow up bombs in pressure cookers, similar to those used Boston Marathon attack. The intent was to set them off at the B.C. legislature on Canada Day.
There's been more than one song written by musicians inspired by the words "Hell or High Water" uttered by the president of the Calgary Stampede president after flooding in Alberta.
Marc Martel wrote this song and it is available to download for free on the Calgary Stampede website.
Blake Reid wrote a song as well. The video is below.
Calgary’s downtown remains without power as people trickle in to check on their businesses following a weekend of heavy flooding.
Evacuation orders in most of the city have been lifted as water from the Bow and Elbow rivers recedes. About 65,000 people can return to check on their homes.
There are still a few areas deemed unsafe for people to go into, clustered mainly near the downtown core.
The streets were mostly empty in the city’s core save for people who had come to see the damage and business owners getting started with what is sure to be a monumental cleanup.