City rolling out emergency waterline from South Saskatchewan River as oil plume approaches
By Francois Biber, CBC News, July 25, 2016
Prince Albert city council has declared a local state of emergency over an oil spill that threatens its water supply.
The declaration was one of the first orders of business at a special meeting of council Monday in the city of 35,000, Saskatchewan’s third largest.
A local state of emergency allows the city to evacuate neighbourhoods and take other measures to deal with the threat and helps pave the way for disaster assistance applications. Read the rest of this entry