California tsunami leaves Santa Cruz harbor inundated

California tsunami leaves Santa Cruz harbor inundated

An early wake-up call for first responders on Saturday – a tsunami was heading towards the west coast. Santa Cruz firefighters and port workers rushed to the water to evacuate people from beaches, docks and sidewalks. “We had about a three-hour period where we had surge waves, we probably had about four or five surges,” … Read more

Port of Vancouver to ‘slightly’ delay ban on trucks over 10 years old

Port of Vancouver to ‘slightly’ delay ban on trucks over 10 years old

Truckers driving vehicles over 10 years old will not be banned from the Port of Vancouver next month as originally planned. The Rolling Truck Age program, which was intended to help the port meet its climate goals, was due to come into effect Feb. 1, but provoked a backlash from the trucking industry. “We have … Read more

Truckers cry scandal over new Port of Vancouver regulations banning older vehicles

Truckers cry scandal over new Port of Vancouver regulations banning older vehicles

British Columbia truckers say they are unfairly targeted by new Port of Vancouver regulations designed to fight climate change. The new Rolling Truck Age program, which goes into effect on February 1, will deny anyone using a truck over 10 years old access to the port. “It’s going to affect everyone in the system,” pilot … Read more

Toronto’s waterfront wasteland underwent a stunning transformation in 2021

Once an inhospitable brownfield, Toronto’s Port Lands area is undergoing a rapid transformation that will make this once barren expanse of waterfront land an inviting enough place to live, work and play in just a few short years. Between the Cherry Street Lakefilling project starting to form the new Ile Villiers and the Lake Shore … Read more

You can winter dome camping in this small town near Toronto

You can winter dome camping in this small town near Toronto

When you think of camping, you usually associate the idea with hot summer nights around a fire roasting marshmallows. If you miss the fun of camping in the winter, you’re in luck because you can go dome camping in this small town near Toronto. Located in Port Perry, the heated camping dome is only about … Read more

Beaked whales wash up in Port Macquarie, air operation removes carcasses

Beaked whales wash up in Port Macquarie, air operation removes carcasses

Three beaked whales have stranded on a beach in Port Macquarie in northern New South Wales. Key points: Three beaked whales stranded on a beach in northern NSW on Wednesday The species is not commonly seen and it is believed that rough seas may have been a factor The whales were removed using a helicopter … Read more

Several LA County beaches closed after sewage spill of up to 7 million gallons I ABC7 – ABC7

Several LA County beaches closed after sewage spill of up to 7 million gallons I ABC7 – ABC7

Several LA County beaches closed after sewage spill of up to 7 million gallons I ABC7ABC7 Several California beaches closed after sewage spillFox news Sewage spill closes beaches in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Seal BeachMyNewsLA.com Beaches closed after 7 million gallons of wastewater spill in Los Angeles CountyThe New York Times See full coverage … Read more

Port Lands flood protection project will redevelop the mouth of the Don River

Port Lands flood protection project will redevelop the mouth of the Don River

Along the Don, River Valley Park will border the river with miles of winding cycle paths, elaborate playgrounds, and a variety of scenery.Toronto waterfront The water had not yet arrived, but the crossing was already there. Recently in Port Lands of Toronto, I crossed a large trench where the Don River will one day flow … Read more