Ambrose says people around the world are watching the images and that Fort McMurray’s residents have faced ‘literally hell on the Earth’ in the last few days.NDP Leader Tom Mulcair called the stoic response of Fort McMurray citizens reassuring, and called it ‘profoundly Canadian’ to band together in a disaster. According to Mulcair, Bombardier water bombers from Quebec are on their way to the fire.A number of federal departments have been pressed into service, including National Defence, Health Canada, Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Natural Resources Canada and the RCMP.Four Griffon helicopters and one Hercules aircraft have been deployed by the Royal Canadian Air Force, with further air support on standby.Advertisement OTTAWA, O.N. — The Prime Minister has announced that Ottawa will match all donations to the Red Cross to assist people displaced by the wildfires in Fort McMurray.According to the Canadian Press, the House of Commons featured a series of statements by political leaders about the devastating fire. The blaze has forced the evacuation of nearly 90,000 in northern Alberta within three days.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the scale of the fire’s destruction has not yet been fully confirmed, but called it ‘far-reaching’ and ‘utterly devastating.’- Advertisement -He told members of parliament it’s a reminder of how Canadians will and must stand together with friends and neighbours in this difficult time.Rona Ambrose, the interim leader of the Conservative party of Canada, says the citizens of Fort McMurray come from across Canada and have built a thriving resource community that now needs the support of the whole country.She paid tribute to all the Atlantic Canadians who have made lives in the city, ‘which gives us hope and faith that the city of Fort McMurray will rise again.’Advertisement Disaster assistance funds will also be coming, in addition to the matching of Red Cross donations.
2 The 27-year-old scored a penalty in the shootout win over Colombia, maintaining his high set-piece standard After months of speculation about Harry Kane, it seems as though Real now want teammate Trippier 2 He signed a new, five-year deal just last summer and it is understood Spurs would resist any bid for their star man.Should a bid of £50million come in for the right-back, it would stand as a record for an English player. Deployed as a right wing-back by Gareth Southgate, the 27-year-old shone in Russia and scored his first international goal in the semi-final defeat to Croatia.According to The Sun, the reigning Champions League holders are just one of many top European sides interested in the former Manchester City man.His set-pieces at the tournament were consistently exceptional as he created 24 chances – more than any other player in Russia.Trippier was signed by Mauricio Pochettino for just £3.5 million in 2015 after a string of impressive performances for Burnley. Kieran Trippier is a surprise £50million target for Real Madrid and a host of other European giants.Sources claim the defender is well aware of Real’s interest after his stunning performances for England at the World Cup. read more