Time to bring in army ?

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Time to bring in army ?

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I think we need the army to show up again. Or we will be over run again .
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I may be wrong but when I think back to last year Fire threads, they (army) arrived, rather late in the day, and then were responsible for directing traffic as they are not trained to be fire fighters.
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Bigjohn69 wrote:I think we need the army to show up again. Or we will be over run again .


For what? Fires, floods, crack heads, junkies, prostitutes, homeless, help with the housing???
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They're being deployed to BC again.

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Full story, for the time being, here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.4783912

Ottawa is sending in the Armed Forces as B.C. deals with yet another destructive wildfire season that's forced thousands of people out of their homes.
The provincial government made a formal request for help Monday, and the federal government has already responded with a pledge of 200 troops, as well as aircraft to help move people and supplies.
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Yet another summer with towns or parts of towns being lost. Missing those May and June rains. July and August dry, too.

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I'm testing an aging memory here, but 2017 when the troops finally arrived (to direct traffic, NOT to fight fires) we were billed by the feds for the cost in the millions. Never did follow the story up to the end as I was gagging. Quebec had just received massive federal support for flooding.

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