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CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at things to do in Ottawa, eastern Ontario and western Quebec this weekend.
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More than 400 wildfires were burning across Canada on Monday, June 5, with 249 of the blazes still considered to be out of control, Canada’s Minister of Emergency Preparedness, Bill Blair, said.Satellite footage provided by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere shows wildfire smoke spreading down into northeastern United States on June 5.Officials from Canada’s Natural Resources ministry told Reuters that if the current rate of fires continues, the country “could hit record levels for area burned” in a year. Credit: CIRA via Storyful
The number of forest fires in northern Ontario continues to grow with a total of 48 active fires in the region, including 33 that are not yet under control. Only two months into the fire season and there have already been more than double the total number in 2022.
There have been an "unprecedented" number of fires so far, burning an area about the size of Belgium.
The Seattle Times obtained police body cam footage stemming from an April incident involving an intoxicated woman and Avalanche forward Valeri Nichushkin.