A wildfire in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax led to mandatory evacuation orders for thousands of homes, and officials said residents will not be allowed to return until advised by municipal authorities. Halifax Mayor Mike Savage said the evacuations impacted about 18,000 people. The orders issued on... read full story
Photo: Smoke from a large wildfire billows over Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, 1 May, 2016. There are fears the wildfire could reach the neighboring province of Saskatchewan.