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Fort McMurray evacuees pick up more supplies in Edmonton before returning home

Fort McMurray residents returned to Edmonton Emergency Relief Services after the organization made changes to accommodate evacuees.

People lined up outside the Donation Distribution Centre Friday morning with evacuees arriving to pick up much needed supplies. 271 more words


Fort McMurray wildfire evacuee discovers hidden talent at new school

No one likes being the new kid in school. Now imagine trying to fit in after the harrowing experience of fleeing a merciless wildfire.

Fort McMurray child evacuees all over Canada have made the transition, proving their resilience in the face of upheaval. 269 more words


Sense & Sensibility After the Fire

I know people mean well and most have a genuine concern, but when people ask me if we’ve lost our home I shudder. We didn’t. But many have and I cannot imagine how painful it may be to be asked such questions. 336 more words

Water: A Basic Need

One of our first concerns after leaving Fort McMurray was the need for water to drink. We had left home in such a rush we did not have any with us. 424 more words

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


Canadians donate over 1,000 clothings for Fort McMurray grads who are evacuees

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Image by Madi Grant via Public FB group Fort McMurray Grad Donation

A Canadian group launched a donation group for graduating students who are evacuees… 17 more words