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at 00:20 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Alberta evacuees evacuated a second time as weather patterns shift

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The frayed nerves of some evacuated residents of Fort McMurray, Alta., wore even thinner late Wednesday night when word came down they would have to be evacuated yet again, this time from their emergency accommodations in nearby Anzac.


at 22:05 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

WestJet planes used to fly Fort McMurray hospital patients to Edmonton

EDMONTON - Nurse Sherrie Whiffen says staff at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray practice evacuating the hospital every year, but she never had to do the real thing until Tuesday night.


at 21:27 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

Liberals expect to sign funding agreement with provinces by next month: Sohi

OTTAWA - Canada's infrastructure minister says he expects Ottawa and most of the provinces to sign agreements in the next month to allow new infrastructure money to flow to cities.


at 21:24 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

Atlantic Canadians watching Fort McMurray wildfires with growing horror

FREDERICTON - The Fort McMurray, Alta., wildfire feels like a local disaster for Atlantic Canadians, who have spent anxious hours waiting for word on family and friends.


at 20:31 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

'Albertans are helping Albertans:' people rush to aid fire evacuees

EDMONTON - When Char Kaye saw fire ravaging Fort McMurray on the news — from the safety and comfort of her home near Edmonton, she told herself she had to do something to help.


at 19:50 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

Australia's indigenous 'guardians' program finding favour in Ottawa

OTTAWA - An experiment that has won favour in Australia is gathering steam in Ottawa as the federal government scrambles to live up to its promise to help despairing Aboriginal Peoples.


at 19:50 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

2 new Alberta fires cause mandatory evacuations northwest of Edmonton

EDMONTON - Two forest fires in northwest Alberta have forced more people out of their homes.


at 19:15 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

Government sparks furor after cutting short debate on assisted dying bill

OTTAWA - The Trudeau government cut short debate and forced a vote in principle Wednesday on its proposed new law on medically assisted dying, enraging opposition MPs who said they're being deprived of the right to speak on a crucial life-and-death issue.


at 18:45 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

Leaving Fort McMurray: Stories from the wildfire evacuees

Tens of thousands of people fled the wildfire that has ravaged parts of Fort McMurray, Alta. Here are some of their stories:


at 18:42 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

Some numbers associated with the Fort McMurray fire

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Flames from a wildfire eating its way through the bone-dry forests surrounding Fort McMurray continued to lick at the northern Alberta city on Wednesday. Some numbers associated with the fire:


at 18:40 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

A look at resources being used to fight wildfire in Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A look at what was being done Wednesday to battle the Fort McMurray wildfire:


at 17:54 on May 04, 2016, EDT.

Fire crews fight to prevent spread of embers as winds expected to move in

Jamie Coutts' harrowing experiences in Alberta five years ago are serving him well as he helps battle wildfires that have devastated entire neighbourhoods in Fort McMurray.


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