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P.E.I. receives $3 million investment towards wildfire preparedness

July 3, 2024 
By Jared Dodds


July 3, 2024, Prince Edward Island — The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island issued a joint investment of $3 million for provincial wildfire preparedness.

The investment is being made over four years through the Fighting and Managing Wildfires in a Changing Climate Program (FMWCC) — Equipment Fund.

The money will be used to procure and increase wildland fire equipment and personnel, support resource exchanges and unlock community-based capacity, the Canadian government reported in a media statement.

The FMWCC Equipment Fund was introduced in 2022 to support provinces and territories and strengthen fire management capacities and capabilities.

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