CRD warns of toxic algae blooms in 3 local lakes

Ingesting water containing the blue-green algae may cause a range of symptoms, including headaches and abdominal pain in humans and can lead to lethal liver damage in dogs. August 3, 2016 (CTV Vancouver Island) Ingesting water containing the blue-green algae may cause a range of symptoms, including headaches and abdominal pain in humans and can lead to lethal liver damage in dogs. August 3, 2016 (CTV Vancouver Island)

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Russia's call-up splits EU; Ukraine says it shows weakness

Russia's rush to mobilize hundreds of thousands of recruits to staunch stinging losses in Ukraine is a tacit acknowledgement that its 'army is not able to fight,' Ukraine's president said Sunday, as splits sharpened in Europe over whether to welcome or turn away Russians fleeing the call-up.