Feds to give B.C. $207M to help cover costs resulting from wildfires in 2021

Emergency Preparednesss Minister Bill Blair announced Friday that the federal government would give British Columbia an “advanced payment” of $207 million to help cover the costs caused by the destructive wildfires that tore through the province in 2021. Blair also announced support for several B.C. First Nations and said the total ask from the province was $414 million.

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