After forest fires levelled entire neighbourhoods in the oil-rich Alberta town, residents are returning to find that rebuilding might not be as easy as they were promised.
As wildfires continue to rage through northern Alberta, the amount of smoke in the air is literally off the charts — and it's putting firefighters and evacuees at risk.
Wind is pushing the flames away from the town of Fox Creek, but the Trilogy energy plant may still be at risk, as wildfires tear through northern Alberta.
Moscow has offered to send planes to Canada in order to fight the Fort McMurray forest fires. That's either a very nice gesture, or a coy way of belittling a geopolitical rival.
As workers evacuate the town and take refuge, oil production is slowing — and it might not pick up again for quite some time. That could hurt Canada's GDP growth.
Canada's provinces have begun lining up to offer assistance to the massive wildfires that are ravaging Alberta's north.