An article on CBC news discusses Justin Trudeau’s visit to fire-ravaged Fort McMurray for a first-hand look at the decimated sections of the city.
Justin Trudeau arrives in Fort McMurray. Video: CBC NewsThe Prime Minister is under considerable scrutiny as evacuated residents await news on when they can return to their homes, and as questions remain over where the money to rebuild will come from. According to the article, a special cabinet committee was established this week that is tasked with coordinating contributions from the government to restore and rebuild northern Alberta.
Following today’s tour, Trudeau is scheduled to meet with first responders, who risked their lives battling the blaze, then will head to Edmonton for a news conference with Albert Premier Rachel Notley.