10/20/2014 08:48 EDT | Updated 12/20/2014 05:59 EST

Ontario devotes $3 million to fight Ebola in Africa

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario will contribute $3 million to support the emergency response to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

A total of $2 million will go to Red Cross and $1 million will go to Médecins Sans Frontières‎.

Wynne and Health Minister Eric Hoskins are making the announcement in a news conference is streaming live. Watching now by clicking on the image above.

CBC News is dedicating a special day of coverage to the Ebola crisis on Tuesday. On radio, television and online, we'll explore the facts behind Ebola and answer questions. Be part of the conversation Tuesday by using #ebolafacts on social media or by joining our live chat on starting at 8 p.m. ET.