Today Premier Rachel Notley and the Red Cross announced details of how $50 million will immediately be distributed to residents of Fort McMurray displaced by fire. Starting at 2pm today (Wed. May 11) pre-loaded debit cards with $1250 per resident and $500 per dependent will be distributed at locations in Edmonton (the Butterdome), Calgary and Lac La Biche with more locations being added in the coming days. The Premier urged those who do not need immediate assistance to NOT line up today so that those in urgent need could be helped first. Arrangements will also be made for those who have moved out of the province, and those with mobility issues who cannot make it to distribution centres.
Lineups will be long. Please be patient.
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