Nova Scotia wildfires: Premier Houston provides update on latest evacuations, fire spread | LIVE
CA, 01 Jun 2023
Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston is expected to provide an update on Thursday, as temperatures are expected to climb above 30 degrees and crews enter the fifth day battling wildfires raging across the province.
Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair announced in Ottawa on Thursday that the federal government has approved a request for the Canadian Armed Forces to help Nova Scotia fight wildfires as the eastern province — like other parts of the country — faces a challenging season this year.
“These conditions, this early in the season, are unprecedented,” Blair said. “As of this morning, I can confirm that we have approved a request for assistance from the province of Nova Scotia that we received yesterday,”
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