Social menu is not set. You need to create menu and assign it to Social Menu on Menu Settings.


Mohamed Mohamoud

Author and the owner of idman news

August 15, 2022

Idman news

Wararka Jaraaidyada Soomaalida ay qoreen

NDP urges Doug Ford to declare a state of emergency over northern Ontario wildfires

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO — Ontario’s Opposition is calling on the government to declare a state of emergency over wildfires burning in the province’s northwestern region.

Two NDP legislators who represent northwestern communities say Premier Doug Ford “must stop ignoring the wildfire crisis.”

In a letter to Ford, Sol Mamakwa and Judith Monteith-Farrell ask the premier to take immediate action to deal with the situation, including sending more resources to fight the wildfires.

Read more:
Ontario enforces restrictions on industrial operations in northwest as wildfires continue

Members of five First Nations have been evacuated due to the threat posed by the fires and the impact of smoke from the blazes.

There are currently 166 fires burning in northwestern Ontario, with 83 of those not under control.

Story continues below advertisement

A spokesman for the Solicitor General’s office says the government is ready to provide “all support necessary” to protect the health and well-being of those affected by the northern wildfires.

© 2021 The Canadian Press

Canada news

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

Lasoco xaaladda EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES ugu danbaysay ee Xanuunka CORONAVIRUS .