ctvnewsRemember that dramatic crane rescue from yesterday? Here's a shot of the whole team. The guy who dropped down is in orange sitting in the chopper, pilot beside him. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)2d
ctvnewsA Canadian Forces search and rescue helicopter lowers a worker to rescue a crane operator during a fire in downtown Kingston, Ont., Tuesday, Dec.17, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg) #YGK#YGKfire#Kingston3d
graceandrews_ This makes me so far beyond happy. The crane is currently over my home & I watched this man climb the whole length of the crane to get away from the fire. Amazing strength & courage.
ctvnewsMeet Canada’s Millennium Tree, a white spruce developed by our Forest Service, grandly christened and ceremonially planted to represent us in the 21st Century.
Deputy PM in May 2000: “This tree can flourish in all forested parts of Canada in all soil and climate conditions. This is a fine example of leading edge science that can be enjoyed by Canadians in this millennium year and for generations to come.” It is a stunted runt of the Picea Glauca species which, at two metres, is barely one-tenth the 20-metre mature height it should be approaching after 13 years of growth.
This is the complete tree, frozen at more or less the height it was when planted. Read more about this on our politics blog @ CTVNews.ca2w