Tagged: Canada

Canada VA rejects WWII war hero

Petter Blindheim, 94, of the Royal Norwegian Navy, applied for long-term care one year ago Richard Woodbury & Angela MacIvor CBCNews A 94-year-old Norwegian veteran living in Canada has been classified as an Allied...

Vikings are back!

Harald Hårfagre reaches Canada after a challenging journey across the Atlantic The Local The world’s largest Viking ship in modern times has reached Canada after a challenging journey across the Atlantic, departing Scandinavian shores...

“Maud” returns to Norway

Norwegian group cleared to bring home Roald Amundsen’s boat in 2013 from Canada It’s been nearly 100 years since the polar expedition ship Maud set sail from Norway, and the ship is slated to...

Statoil Canada oil sands SAGD project produces first oil

On Jan. 27, Statoil announced first oil production from its Leismer Demonstration Project (LDP) after initiating steam injection in September 2010, one month ahead of schedule. “We are very pleased with the safe start...

Statoil to deliver gas to Canada

Statoil has concluded an agreement for the transportation of gas through a pipeline from the Northern Marcellus shale gas area in Pennsylvania (PA) to Niagara at the US-Canadian border. Statoil Natural Gas (SNG), a...

Canada’s sledge team tops Norway

Canada’s sledge hockey team improved to 2-0 at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, PEI on Wednesday, with a 1-0 win over Norway. Canada held off a furious attack by Norway throughout the...