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As wildfires burn from coast to coast, CBC News gets access to an integrated command centre in Winnipeg that keeps track of it all including which jurisdictions need help from others with equipment or expertise to spare.


An Iowa task force has completed its search for survivors at the site of a partially collapsed Davenport apartment building without finding three missing people who are feared dead, authorities said Friday. The focus has shifted to shoring up the structure so recovery efforts can begin. Rick Halleran, the task force’s Cedar Rapids division chief, said the search for survivors was completed Thursday evening after electrical equipment connected to the building was controlled. Officials said Friday the building has been unstable and needed to settle before further action could take place. Halleran said, “We do what the building tells us to do."

Twice a year, New Yorkers gather for one of the two annual spectacles of Manhattanhenge. The term was coined by Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in 1977, the name is a reference to Stonehenge.

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