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Over 700 documents were lost in the blaze.
An incredible rise from the ashes.
So far, he's donated $35,000 to $40,000 to charities that helped out with the disaster.
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Some are rebuilding, but not everyone wants to go back.
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Last year's blaze in Fort McMurray may have been the worst in Canadian history.
Charles Bastien most recently lived in Edmonton, but had also lived in Quebec and Ontario.
Food items such as candy, beans and potato chips were potentially affected.
The company has been charged with 174 violations of Alberta's Public Health Act.
The prime minister urged Canadians to give back during the holidays.
Moving on, packing up, building again.
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It was a heartwarming surprise.
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During Small Business Week, it seems an appropriate time to praise small businesses across the country and to share lessons learned from a community's experience as we recover from the largest insured disaster in Canadian history.
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"... you need to know how incredibly grateful we are."
The government is looking for a contractor to do an independent review into what went well — and what didn't.