Edmonton celebrates Australia Day with wildfire fundraisers across the city

As Australia continues to be massively affected by wildfires that have torched thousands of kilometres of the country, the nation took a breath and celebrated Australia Day Sunday. Across the world in Edmonton, local businesses took the opportunity to host…

Lethbridge woman knits items to help injured animals in Australia

A Lethbridge business owner is doing her part to help make and deliver knitted items for animals in need in Australia. Related News Kacie Dyck owns Purple Hippo Boutique in downtown Lethbridge, and considers herself to be a crafty person…

Down Under to deep freeze: Indigenous hockey team from Australia arrives in Edmonton

A group of young hockey players from Down Under are getting a crash course on Canadian weather. The Kaurna Boomerangs arrived in Edmonton on Friday afternoon from Australia, where temperatures are scorching and firefighters have been battling wildfires. Edmonton, on…

More Alberta firefighters heading to Australia to help battle wildfires

January 6 2020 9:05am More Canadians are being deployed to Australia to help battle the wildfires in that country, including crews from Alberta. Kendra Slugoski has more from the Edmonton International Airport. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

Seven Alberta firefighters to go help fight raging Australia wildfires

Seven Alberta firefighters are travelling to Australia to help battle massive fires in the country. They are part of the fourth deployment to go and will help replace a crew that has been there since Dec. 3. Related News “Albertans…

Seven Alberta firefighters deployed to Australia

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