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Fort McMurray principal hits the road on mission to lift students' spirits

Earlier this week, students who attend schools in Fort McMurray learned they wouldn’t be going back to class until September as their community recovers from a massive wildfire. 402 more words


Life in exchange for gold!

Would you live like this?

The image was taken at the height of massive indigenous forced evacuation from their ancestral lands. In the Philippines, thousands of indigenous groups had been illegally displaced through heavy militarization. 232 more words


Firefighters make gains battling Canada wildfire, aided by cooler weather and light rain

A temperature plunge and a sprinkle of rain have helped calm the raging inferno that has raced through Alberta. But the damage has been done, and the blaze could go down in history as Canada’s worst natural disaster. 718 more words

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U of A residence at capacity with Fort McMurray fire evacuees

EDMONTON – The University of Alberta is no longer accepting evacuees from Fort McMurray, saying it was at capacity Tuesday evening.

Lister Centre has been housing evacuees since last Thursday. 501 more words


'We’re not leaving anyone behind': Fort McMurray funeral home workers bring body to Edmonton

A Fort McMurray funeral director still gets emotional talking about his escape from the burning city.

Andrew Montgomery, funeral director for Robert Anderson Funeral Home, said staff started their evacuation plans last Sunday as a… 299 more words


BREAKING | Ribbon Cliff Fire | Entiat WA


WSP’s Trooper J. Bryant states there is a Level 2 Evacuation in progress for the Shadow Ridge development in the community located in Entiat, just North of Wenatchee, Washington due to a wind-driven brush fire. 171 more words

Washington State

Canada Wildfires Showing No Sign of Abating

Fires moving northeast toward neighboring province of Saskatchewan

Smoke rises from a wildfire south of Fort McMurray, Alberta on Thursday. Authorities are trying to complete the relocation of evacuees who had flee to oil-sands camps north of Fort McMurray. 939 more words