While the mine provides much needed employment to the area – 120 jobs – there are questions about where the Donkin Coal block fits as coal seemingly goes out of favour globally.
A federal judge’s possible removal from the bench less than a year after his appointment has raised troubling questions about whether judicial candidates are properly vetted before given jobs to some of Canada’s highest courts.
A 2005 study estimated there could be up to 22 billion litres of fuel and more than 8,500 at-risk vessels under the world’s oceans. Many of these vessels sunk during or around the Second World War and continue to deteriorate.
In 1985, the Manolis L sank after it ran aground near Change Islands. When it went down, the vessel was carrying more than 500,000 litres of fuel, most of it a highly toxic, heavy oil known as Bunker C.
A 16×9 investigation has discovered there are hundreds of sunken ships in Canadian waters, some of which have leaked oil in the past and are at risk of doing so again.
16×9 looked at the steps to take if a family member dies overseas and what role consular officials can play in the event of a death abroad.
Nara Pech and his two friends were travelling through Southeast Asia in January when he was found dead at Wattay International Airport in Laos.
The NDP’s Marg McCuaig-Boyd has won the riding of Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley.
The NDP’s Jamie Kleinsteuber has unseated MLA Teresa Woo-Paw in the 2015 Alberta election.
Wildrose incumbent Rick Strankman has been re-elected in Drumheller-Stettler.
Danielle Smith’s former seat in Highwood has been won by Wildrose candidate Wayne Anderson.
On Tuesday, voters go to the polls in the 2015 Alberta election. Find out more about the history and candidates in the riding of Edmonton-Mill Woods.
On Tuesday, voters go to the polls in the 2015 Alberta election. Find out more about the history and candidates in the riding of Edmonton-Riverview.
NDP candidate Richard Feehan has been elected in Edmonton-Rutherford.
PC incumbent Matt Jeneroux has lost his seat in Edmonton-South West to NDP candidate Thomas Dang.