Slave Lake Wildfire

How Alberta Plans To Prevent Slave Lake-Type Wildfires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta will begin thinning trees around forest-enclosed communities as a way to prevent the wildfires that devastated homes and business i...

Not Given Enough Warning

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Two years ago, some people in the northern Alberta town of Slave Lake were told to leave their homes, some didn't realize they should, and ...

Mountie Gets Medal For Slave Lake Fire Evacuation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - A Mountie in northern Alberta has received a Medal of Honour from the Town of Slave Lake for his work during the wildfires that de...

Wildfire Protection Plan Approved

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government has approved a plan it hopes will protect the community of Bragg Creek from the kind of extreme wildfires that devas...

Flames That Can't Be Forgotten

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2012 | Canada

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - The smell of smoke makes Michelle Malbeuf nervous.Her heart starts racing and she has to remind herself not to panic.Once a week, ...