Canadian Armed Forces called to assist Alberta in its fight against COVID-19’s fourth wave – CTV

Sept. 24, 2021

CALGARY – The federal government has heard Alberta’s call for help in its struggle against the fourth wave of COVID-19 and it will respond, says a statement from Public Safety Minister Bill Blair.
Blair confirmed that he had responded to a formal request for assistance from Municipal Affairs Minister Ric McIver, sent earlier this week.

“We acknowledge the difficulties Alberta continues to face during this fourth wave in the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” he wrote.

“I recognize the significant, immediate challenges currently facing Albertans, and know the importance of ensuring support to your health care system. As such, I am pleased to officially confirm that the Government of Canada, will support the provincial government’s recent request and provide the necessary support to Albertans during this difficult time.”

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