Update on flooding in northern Alberta – April 30, 30
In Edmonton, Alberta Environment Minister Jason Nixon provides an update on the flooding in northern Alberta. He is joined by Josh Knelson (reeve of Mackenzie County) and Don Scott (mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and Fort McMurray). Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced that flood evacuees will receive emergency financial support. Approximately 13,000 residents have been forced to evacuate their homes in the Fort McMurray area.