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One of eight aircraft from New Brunswick that drops a mix of water and fire retardant makes a pass over the fire near Barrington Lake, Shelburne County. (Communications NS Photo)

Financial relief for wildfire victims

By Kevin Northup Jun 22, 2023 | 12:39 PM

Facing financial pressure because of the wildfires?

The province launching a new Emergency Relief Grant for those in the HRM and Shelburne County that were affected.

To qualify, you must live or work in a mandatory evacuation zone, or were affected by business disruptions due to the wildfires.

Volunteer firefighters who had to take leave may also be eligible.

You could get up to $550 a week.


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