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Alberta pledges money to solve highway crisis

April 12, 2011, Edmonton – The Alberta government and a local county will contribute $1.3 million to hire up to four full-time emergency responders to work along Highway 63 to the oil sands. The move comes after the Wandering River Fire Department, a small-town squad of volunteer firefighters, shut down operations last year, unable to handle a grim, growing workload. The Globe and Mail reports.

April 12, 2011
By The Globe and Mail

April 12, 2011, Edmonton – The Alberta government and a local county
will contribute $1.3 million to hire up to four full-time emergency
responders to work along Highway 63 to the oil sands. The
move comes after the Wandering River Fire Department, a small-town
squad of volunteer firefighters, shut down
operations last year, unable to handle a grim, growing workload. The Globe and Mail reports. | READ MORE