Disasters

Audio clips and news coverage from disasters.


2013-07-08 | Weather-Ont-Storms

On July 8th, parts of Toronto received a single-day rainfall record of 126 millimeters, edging out hurricane Hazel in 1954....


2013-07-08 | Que-Train-Fire

A runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac Megantic, Quebec, igniting explosions and fires that incinerated the small town's...


2013-07-07 | Que-Train-Fire

A runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac Megantic, Quebec, igniting explosions and fires that incinerated the small town's...


2013-07-06 | Que-Train-Fire

A runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac Megantic, Quebec, igniting explosions and fires that incinerated the small town's...


2013-06-27 | Weather-Alberta-Flooding-Derailment

Six railcars derailed on a partially collapsed bridge over the swollen Bow River in Calgary. Crews successfully emptied five cars...


2013-06-27 | Sunrise-Propane

Sunrise Propane and its directors, Shay Ben-Moshe and Valery Belshov, were found guilty of nine environmental and labor regulations violations...



2013-06-25 | Weather-Alberta-Flooding

As rain-swollen rivers burst their banks across southern Alberta, more than a dozen towns declared states of emergency. In Calgary,...


2013-06-24 | Weather-Alberta-Flooding

As rain-swollen rivers burst their banks across southern Alberta, more than a dozen towns declared states of emergency. In Calgary,...


2013-06-24 | Weather-Alberta-Flooding

As rain-swollen rivers burst their banks across southern Alberta, more than a dozen towns declared states of emergency, with entire...