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Fort McMurray: Leader says 90% of city survived. Western Canada Alberta blaze threatens neighbouring province. Western Canada Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size'   Western Canada: A huge wildfire which devastated the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray could double in size over the next 24 hours, officials say Canadian wildfire disrupts evacuation convoy. Western Canada Canada wildfire evacuees airlift starts. Western Canada Canada wildfire: Alberta declares emergency. Western Canada Canada wildfire: Much of Fort McMurray 'could be destroyed'. Western Canada Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada  Western Canada: A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city 4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks. Western Canada
Fire evacuation orders lifted north of Fort McMurray. Western Canada Wildfire raging in Alberta has spread into Saskatchewan. Western Canada Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Map of Wood Buffalo Alberta Canada
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  Western Canada: About 4,000 workers from oil camps north of Canada's main oil sands city are being ordered to evacuate because of an approaching wildfire
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B. 05-21 Fire evacuation orders lifted north of Fort McMurray Fort McMurray, Alberta, Western Canada
C. 05-19 Wildfire raging in Alberta has spread into Saskatchewan Saskatchewan, Western Canada
3. 05-17 Canada fires cost oil sands production $985m Alberta, Western Canada
05-16 Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Western Canada
F. 05-09 Fort McMurray: Leader says 90% of city survived Fort McMurray, Alberta, Western Canada
G. 05-08 Cooler temperatures, rain give firefighters hope in Canada Fort McMurray, Alberta, Western Canada
H. 05-08 Canada wildfire: Smoke alerts in Saskatchewan Saskatchewan, Western Canada
I. 05-07 Alberta blaze threatens neighbouring province McMurray, Alberta, Western Canada
J. 05-07 Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size' Fort McMurray, , Alberta, Western Canada



    
    

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Fire evacuation orders lifted north of Fort McMurray   Western Canada: Alberta officials have lifted mandatory evacuation orders in some areas north of Fort McMurray Wildfire raging in Alberta has spread into Saskatchewan   Western Canada: Officials hope cooler temperatures and rain forecast for the coming days will help mitigate its spread Canada fires cost oil sands production $985m. Western Canada Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Map of Wood Buffalo Alberta Canada


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  Western Canada: About 4,000 workers from oil camps north of Canada's main oil sands city are being ordered to evacuate because of an approaching wildfire
May. 9 Fort McMurray: Leader says 90% of city survived   Western Canada: Some 90% of buildings in the evacuated Canadian city have survived the massive wildfire, the premier of Alberta province said on a visit May. 8 Cooler temperatures, rain give firefighters hope in Canada. Western Canada Canada wildfire: Smoke alerts in Saskatchewan. Western Canada May. 7   Alberta blaze threatens neighbouring province Map of McMurray Alberta Canada  Western Canada: A huge wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is growing further and could spill in to neighbouring Saskatchewan, officials say   Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size' Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada
  Western Canada: A huge wildfire which devastated the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray could double in size over the next 24 hours, officials say
May. 6 Canadian wildfire disrupts evacuation convoy   Western Canada: The only land convoy evacuating the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been disrupted due to 200ft flames flanking the road, officials say May. 5 Canada wildfire evacuees airlift starts   Western Canada: Canadian officials are airlifting some 8,000 people who fled north of Fort McMurray - the city which has been devastated by a massive wildfi... Massive Canada wildfire spreads south forcing more evacuations. Western Canada May. 4   Canada wildfire: Alberta declares emergency   Western Canada: A state of emergency has been declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forced all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to...   Canada wildfire: Much of Fort McMurray 'could be destroyed' Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada  Western Canada: A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people from Fort McMurray could destroy much of the Canadian city Canada wildfire may worsen amid mass evacuation. Western Canada May. 3   Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada
  Western Canada: A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city


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Apr.11 Canadian Attawapiskat First Nation suicide emergency


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Mar.29 Canada plane crash on Quebec island kills 7


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.16 Canada's missing or killed indigenous women 'higher than thought'
Feb.6  3 people dead after Toronto fire in seniors' building  After-hours visit to Calgary bobsled track leads to 2 deaths

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Jan.29 Five dead in 'very large' Canada avalanche
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year 2015 Top ^

Dec.30 At least 20 people reportedly injured due to turbulence on Air Canada flight
. Western Canada Dec.25  Woman mauled by grizzly died from gunshot wound Oct.27 Wave caused whale watching boat to capsize. Western Canada Oct.25   4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks Map of Tofino British Columbia Canada  Western Canada: Canadian authorities said at least three people were killed Sunday when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board capsized off Vancouver Island Aug.24 6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec Mar.28   23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing   Maritime Provinces: Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of...

year 2014 Top ^

Oct.21  Infant bodies found in Canada locker Oct.17 Container ship towed away from Canadian coast   Western Canada: Canadian coast guard secured a towline to a Russian ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas Sep.17  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer Jul.5 Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages
. Maritime Provinces May.8  Bear attacks, kills oil sands worker in Canada Feb.14 Huge snow storm pushes into Canada Jan.25 32 believed dead in Quebec retirement home fire 24 seniors missing in nursing home fire feared dead Jan.24  Bitter cold hampers search after L'Isle-Verte fire Jan.23   Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home Map of L%27Isle-Verte Quebec Canada  32 people have died after a fire tore through an old people's home in Quebec, officials have said Jan.7 Big freeze shatters North America temperature records. Minnesota Jan.6 North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5   'Polar vortex' grips North America Map of Toronto
  Toronto: Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather..    A plane from Toronto has slid into snow as it tu...


year 2013 Top ^

Dec.22 Ice storm snarls travel, cuts power
. Toronto Sep.18  Multiple deaths in Ottawa collision Aug.8  2 face charges in case of Canadian girl who hanged self Aug.5   Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store   Maritime Provinces: The brothers, aged five and seven, were sleeping in a friend's apartment above the pet store when the snake strangled them Jul.11     20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash   It has become Canada's worst railway catastrophe in almost 150 years. Some of the bodies may never be found Jul.10  Canada blast missing 'probably dead' CEO: Runaway train's brakes weren't properly set Sixty dead or missing after Lac-Megantic train blast Jul.9 Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash  Tampering alleged in runaway train Jul.8  Toronto hit by heavy rainstorm  Searchers comb Quebec blast site 40 still missing after runaway train plows into town Jul.7  Canada runaway train death toll rises Jul.6   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town Map of Lac-Megantic Canada  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people Jun.22   Floods kill 3, force 75,000 from homes in Calgary   Western Canada: Floodwaters devastated much of southern Alberta, leading authorities to evacuate Calgary's entire downtown Jun.20 Flooding in Canada may force 100,000 from homes. Western Canada Jan.23  Antarctic search for missing plane

year 2012 Top ^

Jun.26  Search for possible survivor in mall rubble

year 2011 Top ^

Jul.22 Intense heat bakes US and Canada
. New York

year 2009 Top ^

Aug.2  1 killed, 15 injured in stage collapse

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.29  7 bodies found after avalanches Dec.16  Passengers saved from dangling gondolas Aug.10  Massive explosions at propane facility Jul.30  Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.29  Ice shelf snaps, breaks free from Arctic Sep.30  4 dead after overpass collapse Jan.29  Fire traps 70 inside mine

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.3  Toronto jet 'black boxes' found Aug.2   All survive Air France jet crash and fire   Toronto: A jetliner attempting to land overran a runway, smashed into a gully and burst into flames

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.6  Sailor dies after sub rescue  Rescue ship reaches Canadian sub

year 2003 Top ^

Oct.22  El Al Jet Diverted After Security Threat Aug.14   Major power outage
  New York: An outage struck simultaneously across dozens of cities in the eastern U.S. and Canada Jul.2  Toronto removed from SARS list May.26 Toronto back on WHO's SARS list
May.20  Mad cow disease reported Apr.23 WHO increases SARS travel warnings. China Jan.20  8 skiers killed in avalanche

year 2001 Top ^

Feb.7  Ebola scare
before year 2000
Apr. 14, 1912     S.S. Titanic sank
Map of Newfoundland Canada
  Maritime Provinces: RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage



Fire evacuation orders lifted north of Fort McMurray   Western Canada: Alberta officials have lifted mandatory evacuation orders in some areas north of Fort McMurray Wildfire raging in Alberta has spread into Saskatchewan   Western Canada: Officials hope cooler temperatures and rain forecast for the coming days will help mitigate its spread Canada fires cost oil sands production $985m. Western Canada Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Map of Wood Buffalo Alberta Canada




Canada, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
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  Western Canada: About 4,000 workers from oil camps north of Canada's main oil sands city are being ordered to evacuate because of an approaching wildfire
May. 9 Fort McMurray: Leader says 90% of city survived   Western Canada: Some 90% of buildings in the evacuated Canadian city have survived the massive wildfire, the premier of Alberta province said on a visit May. 8 Cooler temperatures, rain give firefighters hope in Canada. Western Canada May. 8 Canada wildfire: Smoke alerts in Saskatchewan. Western Canada May. 7 Alberta blaze threatens neighbouring province
Map of McMurray Alberta Canada  Western Canada: A huge wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is growing further and could spill in to neighbouring Saskatchewan, officials say May. 7 Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size' Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada
  Western Canada: A huge wildfire which devastated the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray could double in size over the next 24 hours, officials say
May. 6 Canadian wildfire disrupts evacuation convoy   Western Canada: The only land convoy evacuating the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been disrupted due to 200ft flames flanking the road, officials say May. 5 Canada wildfire evacuees airlift starts   Western Canada: Canadian officials are airlifting some 8,000 people who fled north of Fort McMurray - the city which has been devastated by a massive wildfi... May. 5 Massive Canada wildfire spreads south forcing more evacuations. Western Canada May. 4 Canada wildfire: Alberta declares emergency   Western Canada: A state of emergency has been declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forced all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to... May. 4 Canada wildfire: Much of Fort McMurray 'could be destroyed' Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada  Western Canada: A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people from Fort McMurray could destroy much of the Canadian city May. 4 Canada wildfire may worsen amid mass evacuation. Western Canada May. 3 Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada
  Western Canada: A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city
Feb.6  3 people dead after Toronto fire in seniors' building 2014 Jan.25 32 believed dead in Quebec retirement home fire Jan.25 24 seniors missing in nursing home fire feared dead Jan.24  Bitter cold hampers search after L'Isle-Verte fire Jan.23 Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home Map of L%27Isle-Verte Quebec Canada  32 people have died after a fire tore through an old people's home in Quebec, officials have said



Canada, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.17  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer 2003 Jul.2  Toronto removed from SARS list May.26 Toronto back on WHO's SARS list
May.20  Mad cow disease reported Apr.23 WHO increases SARS travel warnings. China 2001 Feb.7  Ebola scare



Canada, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2015 Oct.27 Wave caused whale watching boat to capsize
. Western Canada Oct.25 4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks Map of Tofino British Columbia Canada  Western Canada: Canadian authorities said at least three people were killed Sunday when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board capsized off Vancouver Island 2014 Oct.17 Container ship towed away from Canadian coast   Western Canada: Canadian coast guard secured a towline to a Russian ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas 2004 Oct.6  Sailor dies after sub rescue 1912 Apr. 14, 1912   S.S. Titanic sank Map of Newfoundland Canada
  Maritime Provinces: RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage




Canada, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2003 Aug.14 Major power outage  New York: An outage struck simultaneously across dozens of cities in the eastern U.S. and Canada



Canada, Disasters Missing Person Timeline ... See World Missing Person timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.16 Canada's missing or killed indigenous women 'higher than thought'




Canada, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.29  Fire traps 70 inside mine



Canada, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.5 Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages
. Maritime Provinces Feb.14 Huge snow storm pushes into Canada Jan.7 Big freeze shatters North America temperature records. Minnesota Jan.6 North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5 'Polar vortex' grips North America Map of Toronto
  Toronto: Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather..    A plane from Toronto has slid into snow as it tu...
2013 Dec.22 Ice storm snarls travel, cuts power. Toronto Jul.8  Toronto hit by heavy rainstorm 2011 Jul.22 Intense heat bakes US and Canada. New York 2008 Jul.30  Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk



Canada, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2013 Jun.22 Floods kill 3, force 75,000 from homes in Calgary   Western Canada: Floodwaters devastated much of southern Alberta, leading authorities to evacuate Calgary's entire downtown Jun.20 Flooding in Canada may force 100,000 from homes
. Western Canada



Canada, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2016 Mar.29 Canada plane crash on Quebec island kills 7
2015 Dec.30 At least 20 people reportedly injured due to turbulence on Air Canada flight. Western Canada Aug.24 6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec Mar.28 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing   Maritime Provinces: Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of... 2013 Jan.23  Antarctic search for missing plane 2005 Aug.3  Toronto jet 'black boxes' found Aug.2 All survive Air France jet crash and fire   Toronto: A jetliner attempting to land overran a runway, smashed into a gully and burst into flames 2003 Oct.22  El Al Jet Diverted After Security Threat



Canada, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2015 Dec.25  Woman mauled by grizzly died from gunshot wound 2014 May.8  Bear attacks, kills oil sands worker in Canada 2013 Aug.5 Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store   Maritime Provinces: The brothers, aged five and seven, were sleeping in a friend's apartment above the pet store when the snake strangled them



Canada, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2006 Dec.29  Ice shelf snaps, breaks free from Arctic



Canada, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2012 Jun.26  Search for possible survivor in mall rubble 2009 Aug.2  1 killed, 15 injured in stage collapse 2006 Sep.30  4 dead after overpass collapse



Canada, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2016 Apr.11 Canadian Attawapiskat First Nation suicide emergency
2013 Aug.8  2 face charges in case of Canadian girl who hanged self



Canada, Disasters Avalanche Timeline ... See World Avalanche timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.29 Five dead in 'very large' Canada avalanche
. Western Canada 2008 Dec.29  7 bodies found after avalanches 2003 Jan.20  8 skiers killed in avalanche



Canada, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2013 Sep.18  Multiple deaths in Ottawa collision Jul.11   20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash   It has become Canada's worst railway catastrophe in almost 150 years. Some of the bodies may never be found Jul.10 CEO: Runaway train's brakes weren't properly set
Jul.10 Sixty dead or missing after Lac-Megantic train blast Jul.9 Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash Jul.9  Tampering alleged in runaway train Jul.8  Searchers comb Quebec blast site Jul.8 40 still missing after runaway train plows into town Jul.7  Canada runaway train death toll rises Jul.6   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town Map of Lac-Megantic Canada  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people



Canada, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2008 Dec.16  Passengers saved from dangling gondolas 2004 Oct.6  Rescue ship reaches Canadian sub



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2014 Oct.21  Infant bodies found in Canada locker



Canada, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2013 Jul.10  Canada blast missing 'probably dead' 2008 Aug.10  Massive explosions at propane facility