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Even though it had been encased in concrete, this grenade could still have detonated and posed a dangerous threat.

Are there old explosives on your farm or ranch?

The RCMP says it regularly gets reports of degraded dynamite and detonators, and even grenades

Not so long ago, Alberta farmers and ranchers had easy access to dynamite and detonators. Because of these old rules, there is a large — but unquantified — amount of degraded dynamite in the province. Every year, many Albertans report finding dynamite or detonators stored, or in some cases forgotten, on their properties. Anyone who […] Read more