It’s Wildfire Preparedness 2020, which means you and your cottage community can apply for financial assistance until the January 17, 2020 deadline to make your area safer from wildfire. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Most of us listening to news reports of wildfires or watching videos of flames swallowing forests, homes, and cottages respond with fear or at least a sense of foreboding. It’s a reasonable response, given that estimates of what’s considered fire weather — dry, windy — in eastern Canada is expected to increase by 200 to 300 per cent, according to the Climate Atlas of Canada. Western Canada can expect a slightly less alarming 50 per cent increase...Read More