Likely you are watching with concern the frightening situation unfolding in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The wildfires have forced a mandatory evacuation of people from their homes and businesses; some leaving with just the clothes on their backs.
This is the largest fire evacuation in Alberta’s history with tens of thousands displacedand the situation could get worse with rapidly changing weather conditions.
Here's how you can help:
If you wish to do so, CIPH recommends that you consider making a donation the Canadian Red Cross, which is actively assisting those most directly affected. The Red Cross has set up an emergency ‘Alberta Fires’ appeal and you can click here to donate or you can text REDCROSS to 30333 to make a $5 donation.