Humberto "Not Rex" DaSilva decides to ask the big questions about the Fort McMurray fire be it "too soon" or not.
Fort McMurray fire
One week ago, a wildfire began wreaking nature's havoc on Fort McMurray, Canada's quintessential frontier town. The response from across the country was massive and instantaneous.
The efforts of the Alberta government, coupled with the tireless dedication of thousands of volunteers from all sectors of society, has made this relief effort an example for all Canadian society.
Green Majority Radio
Discussing capitalism, and the idea that our system seems to be based on a faulty belief that we have infinite resources.
Dig deep. The CLC is. And the federal government has committed to matching all individual charitable donations made to the Canadian Red Cross in support of the ongoing relief efforts in Alberta.
Suncor Energy has ceased operations due to safety concerns for employees and has begun demobilizing non-critical staff.
Unifor is making an initial $250,000 contribution to the Red Cross in support of relief efforts and encouraging all 310,000 members and locals across the country to consider making a donation as well.
David J. Climenhaga
Recognition of Alberta's unexpected and historically earthshaking Cinco de Mayo moment is bound to be muted today in the wake of the continuing fire catastrophe in Fort McMurray.
Our thoughts are with everyone who has evacuated the region.
A huge wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., destroyed an entire neighbourhood and burned homes and businesses in several others Tuesday, and continues to rage out of control.