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Emergency shelters opened in southern Alberta communities due to power outages, stranded drivers

Emergency shelters have been opened in several southern Alberta communities after a snowstorm knocked out power for hundreds of customers.

Adverse weather due to the snow was cited for several of the outages – at one point as many as 800 customers in the Strathmore area were without power. 164 more words


Emergency Shelters for People with Disabilities

If you are interested in the steps being taken by local emergency planning agencies to provide emergency shelters for people with disabilities, then you may want to ask how they’ll respond to the following questions: 247 more words

Domestic violence surges in Saskatoon over the summer months

It’s a statistic women’s shelter officials say Saskatchewan should be ashamed of.

The province has the highest rate of domestic violence in the country and now is the time of year that emergency shelters often see an influx of women and children seeking refuge. 527 more words