Fort McMurray Wildfire

Fort McMurray two years on

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At the new Community Garden, people come together.

It is difficult to believe that we are now approaching the two year mark from the Fort McMurray Horse River wildfire. It seems a long […]

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FORT MAC UPDATE: Helping renters and homeowners get home

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#FortMacStrong

Since the devastating and destructive fire of May 2016 in Fort McMurray, Alta., Canadian Anglicans have poured out their generosity through PWRDF relief, raising more […]

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Reflecting on Fort McMurray

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Susan Newton and Toks Adebayo serving lunch at the BBQ after the Thanksgiving service in Fort McMurray. Photo: Heather Roberts

All of us across Canada watched with shock, in early May of 2016, as wildfires engulfed areas around and even in the city of Fort […]

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The Long Haul in Fort McMurray

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By DarrenRD - File:Landscape view of wildfire near Highway 63 in south Fort McMurray.jpg, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=48561288

Bishop Fraser Lawton of the Diocese of Athabasca recalls that the Great Slave Lake fire occurred 5 years before the wildfires devastated Fort McMurray this […]

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“This is Ministry”- the Anglican response to the Fort McMurray fires

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The Bold Centre in Lac La Biche, AB, is serving as an emergency shelter for evacuees from Fort McMurray. Photo: Diocese of Edmonton

On May 12, PWRDF sent an initial $6000 to the Diocese of Edmonton for immediate relief needs for evacuees of the Fort McMurray fires.  This […]

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“What can I do to help?” A first-hand account from Fort McMurray

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Rev. David Greenwood works for Syncrude north of Fort McMurray and shared his experience during the fires with PWRDF. Photo: Anglican Messenger

Editor’s note: The following is a first-hand account of the Ft. McMurray wildfires written by the Rev. David Greenwood, a priest in the Diocese of […]

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PWRDF to respond to Fort McMurray wildfires

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As the city of Fort McMurray sits under a mandatory evacuation notice and wild fires continue to rage around the city, 60,000 people have been […]

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