Tag: investigates

Alberta police watchdog investigates death of Yukon man

WHITEHORSE—A fatal shooting in Yukon will be investigated by Alberta’s police watchdog. Yukon RCMP say the shooting happened Tuesday on a highway south of Whitehorse as officers attempted to carry out a wellness check. A statement from police says officers had been asked to check on the well-being of a 48-year-old man. They spotted him…

DFO investigates sixth dead grey whale found off British Columbia coast

TSAWWASSEN, B.C.—A sixth dead grey whale has been found off the coast of British Columbia amid an unusually fatal year for the animals. Department of Fisheries and Oceans crews spotted the dead mature female floating in Boundary Bay near the United States border on Tuesday. DFO marine mammal co-ordinator Paul Cottrell says crews attached a…

B.C. halts northeast fracking operations while it investigates earthquakes

By Dan HealingThe Canadian Press Fri., Dec. 7, 2018 CALGARY—The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission is shutting down oilfield fracking operations in a 72-square-kilometre area in the northeast part of the province for at least 30 days while it investigates earthquakes that occurred there on Nov. 29. The seismic events measuring between 3.4 and 4.5…