Pikangikum First Nation

Northern Ontario wildfire evacuees ‘adjusting well’ to University of Regina housing

Jul 16, 2019 | 12:27pm

Evacuees from the Pikangikum wildfires have been relatively calm while taking temporary shelter at the University of Regina. During an update Tuesday morning, the province says despite recent crime that has involved evacuees, things have gone relatively smoothly for all involved. Saskatchewan Public Safety spokesperson Duane McKay said any damage to the university is not […]

More Ontario wildfire evacuees arriving in Regina and Saskatoon over next couple days

Jul 12, 2019 | 1:43pm

Flights carrying northwestern Ontario evacuees are continuing to arrive in Saskatchewan cities over the next couple days as wildfires are ravaging near their communities. It was confirmed late Friday morning that around 300 people landed in Regina on Thursday after initial estimates were set at approximately 400 arriving at the airport. 300 more evacuees are […]

University of Regina serves as temporary home for Northern Ontario wildfire evacuees

Jul 12, 2019 | 4:56am

The University of Regina has taken in evacuees from Pikangikum First Nation after leaving their homes from continuing wildfires in Northern Ontario. The Canadian Red Cross began registering evacuated residents Thursday on campus and are planning to help guests with services and other programs as they continue arriving. It was estimated that 400 evacuees were scheduled […]