The number of sudden deaths due to the extreme hot temperatures in British Columbia, Canada, increases to 486. The death toll represents a 195% increase of the 165 sudden deaths that would normally occur over this period. While the official cause of death for each deceased person has not yet been established, many are linked to the hot temperatures.
The discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, Canada, is announced, weeks after the remains of 215 children were found at a similar residential school in British Columbia.
In Canada, Chinook windstorms tear through Alberta and Saskatchewan, producing a dust storm in downtown Calgary and causing millions of dollars in damage. The windstorms fuel a grass fire that grows to two kilometres wide near Lethbridge, Alberta, before being contained, and gusts reach a maximum speed of 149 km-h. [http:--news.nationalpost.com-2011-11-28-lufthansa-flight-makes-dramatic-landing-in-149kmh-calgary-windstorm- ("National Post")] [https:--web.archive.org-web-20120101230628-http:--www.calgaryherald.com-going+unpredictable+winter+Calgary+weather-5781620-story.html ("Calgary Herald")] [https:--montrealgazette.com-news-calgary-Monitoring+system+predicted+storm+mobilized+emergency+crews-5780260-story.html ("Montreal Gazette")] [https:--web.archive.org-web-20111202004851-http:--www.medicinehatnews.com-front-page-news-battling-a-30-foot-wall-of-flame-11292011.html ("Medicine Hat News")] [http:--www.metronews.ca-calgary-local-article-1035649--wind-swept-residents-report-near-misses ("Metro News")]date=August 2019
The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal rules against the Conservative Party of Canada on ad spending prior to the Canadian federal election, 2006, while the Harper government reaches 43% support and announces cuts to the budget.