News in Review Canada’s Long, Hot Summer

News in Review Canada’s Long, Hot Summer

In a brutal, long, hot summer the weather has wreaked havoc in many parts of Canada. Forest fires in Quebec and Alberta damaged the lumber industry, while on the Prairies extreme drought and an invasion of grasshoppers devastated both beef and grain farming. The situation became so desperate that the federal government poured in over $200-million dollars in aid for Western farmers.

  • 2002
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002
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Edition
September 2002
Subjects
Droughts -- Prairie Provinces [LCSH] Water consumption -- Alberta [LCSH] Crops and climate -- Prairie Provinces [LCSH] Agricultural industries -- Economic aspects -- Prairie Provinces [LCSH] Global warming -- Canada [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Environmental sciences [LCSH] Agricultural education [LCSH]
Team
Knowlton Nash (Host), Rick Boguski (Journalist), Margo McDiarmid (Journalist), Rosa Marchitelli (Journalist)
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