Little Grand Rapids First Nation residents return home after wildfire smoke evacuations

Residents from Little Grand Rapids First Nation are returning home after being evacuated due to wildfire smoke in the area over the weekend.More than 105 Priority One residents were moved to Winnipeg on Sunday, staying in hotels since their arrival.Priority...

Manitoba Red Cross evacuating residents from 2 First Nations due to wildfire smoke

The Canadian Red Cross is assisting in the evacuation of residents from Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nations due to wildfire smoke in the communities.In a statement, the Red Cross says it will be evacuating “Priority 1” residents, which...

Five times more smoke in Winnipeg so far in 2018

Smoke from wildfires has affected Winnipeg far more than normal this summer.Due to wildfires in BC, Alberta and now Manitoba, Winnipeg has reported smoke for 79 hours as of 6 p.m. CT.READ MORE: Thick smoke caused by forest fires near...