May 17, 2016

Canada to debut legislation to protect transgender rights

Canada will introduce legislation to protect transgender people from discrimination, the prime minister said on Monday, as the political debate around such rights heats up in the United States. Recently elected Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said legislation ensuring “the full protection” of transgender ...

Alberta flies drones to find cause of epic Canadian wildfire

May 8, 2016

Alberta flies drones to find cause of epic Canadian wildfire

Fire-ravaged Alberta will use drones to investigate the cause of a huge blaze that has scorched the Canadian province and displaced some 88,000 people. Elevated Robotic Services, which has also deployed drones for mining and construction companies, has contracts with the Alberta government and ...

Officials fear massive Alberta wildfire could double in size

May 7, 2016

Officials fear massive Alberta wildfire could double in size

Canadian officials fear a massive wildfire could double in size by the end of Saturday as they continue to evacuate residents of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray from work camps north of Alberta’s oil sands city. Thousands more displaced residents were to get a sobering drive-by ...