Province to donate $500k to help fight Alberta wildfires
Ontario will contribute $500,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help its relief efforts for people displaced by the wildfires in Alberta.
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the province’s support today for the almost 90,000 people who have fled the massive wildfires in the Fort McMurray area. Ontario’s contribution will assist the Red Cross in its work to provide relief and assist with recovery.
Fifteen helicopters, 14 air tankers, 88 pieces of equipment and about 500 firefighters are estimated to be fighting the wildfires.
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