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The National Post | Is Canada’s fleet of water bombers fit for climate-change fuelled wildfires?

December 22, 2023

While Canada has a system in place to get aircraft and other firefighting resources to areas in need, the centre tasked with co-ordinating those requests said it faced pressures this year. “Demand is only going to increase for firefighters, helicopters and water bomber skimmers … we will need to increase our resources strategically,” says wildfire expert Dr. Mike Flannigan. Read more 

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