Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray homeowners clean up as insurance questions linger after flooding

Fort McMurray homeowners clean up as insurance questions linger after flooding

Fort McMurray homeowners clean up as insurance questions linger after flooding

 

Central Alberta DJ hosting live stream benefit for Fort McMurray

Central Alberta DJ hosting live stream benefit for Fort McMurray

JD Hunter, a former Fort McMurray resident, will be fundraising through a 12-hour live mix on May 9

 

Northern Alberta residents are allowed to return home. CP photo
Northern Alberta residents are allowed to return home. CP photo
The water is gone now, but it’s left a deep layer of mud in the basement and has soaked the drywall, northern Alberta residents explain. CP photo

Soaked walls and muddy basements: Fort McMurray residents survey their flooded homes

“We were luckier than few neighbours in that it did not reach the main floor of the house.”

The water is gone now, but it’s left a deep layer of mud in the basement and has soaked the drywall, northern Alberta residents explain. CP photo
Planning starts for return of Alberta flood evacuees as ice jams melt, break up

Planning starts for return of Alberta flood evacuees as ice jams melt, break up

Planning starts for return of Alberta flood evacuees as ice jams melt, break up

Planning starts for return of Alberta flood evacuees as ice jams melt, break up
An ice dam roughly 25 km long on the Athabasca River flooded downtown Fort McMurray, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ice jam intel: How the Athabasca River ice buildup is flooding Fort McMurray

Ice jams can stretch for kilometres, reach several metres in height and…

An ice dam roughly 25 km long on the Athabasca River flooded downtown Fort McMurray, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Fort McMurray residents deal with floods during COVID-19 pandemic

Fort McMurray residents deal with floods during COVID-19 pandemic

Fort McMurray residents deal with floods during COVID-19 pandemic

Fort McMurray residents deal with floods during COVID-19 pandemic
A 25-kilometre-long ice jam has caused major flooding and forced about 13,000 people from their homes in northern Alberta. CP photo

Alberta offers emergency payment to flood evacuees in northern Alberta

Evacuees can apply for $1,250 for each adult and $500 for each child

A 25-kilometre-long ice jam has caused major flooding and forced about 13,000 people from their homes in northern Alberta. CP photo
On April 28, 2020, municipal and provincial officials kept a close eye on river levels after a 25-kilometre ice jam caused major flooding and forced nearly 13,000 people from their homes in the downtown. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘How much can a person take?’ Flooding forces 13,000 from downtown Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Joseph Enverga kept hoping the flooding would slow…

On April 28, 2020, municipal and provincial officials kept a close eye on river levels after a 25-kilometre ice jam caused major flooding and forced nearly 13,000 people from their homes in the downtown. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Fort McMurray is evacuating due to floods. CP photo
Fort McMurray is evacuating due to floods. CP photo
Hundreds of Fort McMurray insurance claims unresolved two years after wildfire

Hundreds of Fort McMurray insurance claims unresolved two years after wildfire

FORT MCMURRAY — Deadlines have been extended for hundreds of insurance claims…

Hundreds of Fort McMurray insurance claims unresolved two years after wildfire
Wildfire raised fuel supply concerns

Wildfire raised fuel supply concerns

CALGARY — Federal officials raised the possibility of relaxing competition and fuel…

Wildfire raised fuel supply concerns
A giant fireball is visible as a wildfire rips through the forest by Highway 63, 16 kilometres south of Fort McMurray, Alta. on May 7, 2016. Researchers at the University of Calgary say smartphone emergency apps don’t provide much of the information people need during a disaster. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Researchers find disaster apps lacking

CALGARY — A study that analyzed nearly 70,000 tweets sent in the…

A giant fireball is visible as a wildfire rips through the forest by Highway 63, 16 kilometres south of Fort McMurray, Alta. on May 7, 2016. Researchers at the University of Calgary say smartphone emergency apps don’t provide much of the information people need during a disaster. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Ontario researchers to study dust after Fort Mac fire

TORONTO — A group of Ontario researchers is travelling to Fort McMurray,…

Opposition leader calls for inquiry into wildfire

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition leader says the government is attempting to whitewash…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Police officers direct traffic under a cloud of smoke from a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta.

Comms breakdown in Fort McMurray fire:report

EDMONTON — A report into the Fort McMurray wildfire cites critical communications…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Police officers direct traffic under a cloud of smoke from a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta.