Fort Mcmurray Alberta

Fort McMurray Sends Special Thanksgiving Message To Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

"... you need to know how incredibly grateful we are."

After Fort Mac Blaze, Firefighters Battle Emotional Demons

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

Fire Chief Darby Allen says the emotional toll is hitting home for the crews who worked non-stop for days.

Sophie, Countess Of Wessex, To Visit Fort McMurray

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Our visit to Fort McMurray will allow us to show our ongoing support."

'There's Nothing Left': One Man's Return To Fort McMurray

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 06.06.2016 | Canada Alberta

"The options are just to rebuild, stay strong, always move forward.''

Bad Luck Strikes Twice For Alberta Mom

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

Kimberly Parsons is now staying with her brother in Grande Cache and can't get back to the camp for her passport.

Alberta Unveils App To Check Fort McMurray Fire Damage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2016 | Canada Alberta

The maps will show a high-level satellite overview of the city's status.

Fort McMurray Cat Survives Wildfire By Hiding In A Stove

CP | Gwen Dambrofsky, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

Firefighters are speculating an explosion might have blown out the stove glass, and Tux crawled inside. Then another blast caused the appliance to topple onto its side

Fort McMurray Teen Charged With Looting Gets Bail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Alberta

His next court appearance has been set for July 20 in Fort McMurray, if the law courts are operational.

Nasty Illness Spreading Among Fort McMurray Fire Evacuees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

As of Monday afternoon, there were over 100 cases of people suffering from fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea in Edmonton.

Firefighters Saved Most Of Fort McMurray From 'Ocean Of Fire'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

The hospital, municipal building and all functioning schools were saved, said the premier.

Authorities Block Animal Lovers Trying To Rescue Fort Mac Pets

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

"This is a mass grave, in basements, in crates."

Insurance Companies Mobilize For Fort McMurray Fire Claims

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We now almost consider this a normal course of business."

Fort McMurray Fire Evacuees Transported Out Of Harm's Way

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

The fires also moved slower than was previously anticipated.

12,000 Kids Out Of School Due To Fort McMurray Fire

CP | Michelle McQuigge and Nathalie Laflamme, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee said schools across the province are prepared to welcome students from the Fort McMurray area.

Fort McMurray Remains 'Unpredictable And Dangerous': Goodale

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

The public safety minister said about 7,500 people were moved through Fort McMurray to the south on Friday.

Mohamed Omar

These Maps Show The Insane Size Of The Fort McMurray Wildfire | Mohamed Omar | Posted 05.06.2016 | Canada Alberta

In case you were wondering what 85,000 hectares looked like.

Albertan Saved From Burning Home By Neighbour, Girlfriend

CBC | CBC News | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Alberta

Chris Burrows said he had only about five minutes to gather whatever he could grab.

2nd Worker Dies After Oilsands Explosion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

The blast occured at Nexen's Long Lake plant.

Alberta Oilsands Explosion Kills 1, Injures Another

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2016 | Canada Alberta

"The affected facility has been shut down and we are stabilizing the scene."

Fort McMurray Newsflash- Culturally Diverse but Zero Igloos

Theresa Wells | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Theresa Wells

Ever watch one of those shows that make fun of Americans and what they think of Canadians? I mean, ha ha, they think we all live in igloos, or ha ha, they think we all drive snowmobiles in July. Except I find I am not doing much ha-ha-ing when I realize that my fellow Canadians - and Albertans - know so little about my region. I find myself saying not "ha ha" but rather "what the hell?"