Conservative Party of Canada | August 20, 2018

Regina, SK – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the B.C. wildfires:

“With communities in B.C. trying to recover after the devastation caused by last year’s unprecedented fire season, the worst in the Province’s history, now to once again be thrust into another state of emergency is both heartbreaking and alarming.

“As conditions continue to evolve, I urge everyone to stay safe, listen to evacuation orders, be prepared and have a plan in case of emergency.

“On behalf of my family and the Conservative Party of Canada, I want to extend our deepest gratitude to our emergency services, who have been working tirelessly to battle the ongoing fires and keep our communities safe. Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to all of those affected by the devastation.”

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Daniel Schow - (613) 286-1050 -

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