Albertan prepares for evacuation from China amid coronavirus concerns: ‘It’ll be nice to go home’

An Alberta man who is stranded in Wuhan, China because of a lockdown due to the coronavirus said he is looking forward to going home. READ MORE: Canadians in China advised to prepare for evacuation this week as coronavirus spreads…

Albertan in Wuhan copes with travel ban, awaits details of evacuation plan

A Calgarian currently living at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak in China said a plan by the federal government to evacuate Canadians from China is “a good thing to do.” Carter Perrier works in project management consulting and has…

Flooding prompts evacuation alert in northern Alberta hamlet

Heavy rainfall that has resulted in flooding in the northern Alberta hamlet of Marten Beach prompted area officials to order residents to evacuate on Thursday afternoon. “The level of the Marten River is rising due to heavy rainfall and is…

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres

The Chuckegg Creek Fire, burning within a few kilometres of High Level, Alta., ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares. READ MORE: Alberta wildfire continues to…