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City Staff Raising Dollars for Ft. McMurray

Monday, May 9, 2016 @ 6:36 PM

Prince George, B.C.- Staff with the City of Prince George have made a commitment to  try their best to help out  those  who have been forced from their homes in Ft. McMurray.City of Prince George staff have made a commitment to raise $50 thousand dollars by the end of this year.  “Our hearts and prayers are with those  affected by the tragedy in Ft. McMurray” says Mayor Lyn Hall.   He says he has been trying to connect with the Mayor of Ft. McMurray, but understands she is very busy at this time.  Mayor Hall says  it will be  quite a while before those  forced from their homes will be allowed back because the  community has a number of issues, including water,  gas,  electricity “They are in a tough tough situation” .

Mayor Lyn Hall says  he  is  very aware and concerned  about the number of fires burning in the Peace region, “If you could keep those folks in mind as well” .   Mayor Hall says  with Prince George surrounded by forests,  the type of  tragedies occurring in both Ft. McMurray and  the Peace  could  well happen here “We want to make sure we are vigilant about that (mitigating risk).


Strange… no one cheering them on.. almost funny

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