Northern Manitoba First Nation partially evacuated due to wildfire

The Canadian Red Cross has relocated about 150 people from Marcel Colomb First Nation, after their community was threatened by wildfire.On Wednesday the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) said “several wildfires” were affecting the community, which is located about 800 kilometres...

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...

Smoke rolling into Manitoba again

Wildfires near Nopiming Provincial Park and Woodland Park have created smoke in the air in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.The North East winds are expected to continue, which will make the smoke stick around on Friday.Environment Canada says they don’t expect...

Smoke-filled skies from B.C. fires prompts air quality statement for Winnipeg

The hazy skies hovering over most of southern Manitoba are expected to last throughout the weekend.Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Winnipeg.The haze is from smoke originating from forest fires in British Columbia.READ...

More haze to arrive in Manitoba Wednesday afternoon, could last until Saturday

Ongoing wildfires in Western Canada are expected to bring more haze into Manitoba.Environment Canada has issued air quality statements for most of Western Manitoba with the smoky conditions expected to arrive in the province Wednesday afternoon.The haze should make it’s...