Canada Ontario donating $150k to Irma relief

06:51  13 september  2017
06:51  13 september  2017 Source:   MSN

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is contributing $ 150 ,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help people in the Caribbean recovering from hurricane Irma . Premier Kathleen Wynne says in a statement that Irma and its consequences are “a worst nightmare come true” for millions of people.

The Ontario government is contributing $ 150 ,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help people in the Caribbean recovering from hurricane Irma .

People inspect their neighborhood that was flooded by Hurricane Irma on September 11, 2017 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Yesterday Hurricane Irma hit Florida's west coast leaving widespread damage and flooding. © Mark Wilson People inspect their neighborhood that was flooded by Hurricane Irma on September 11, 2017 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Yesterday Hurricane Irma hit Florida's west coast leaving widespread damage and flooding. TORONTO - The Ontario government is contributing $150,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help people in the Caribbean recovering from hurricane Irma.

Premier Kathleen Wynne says in a statement that Irma and its consequences are "a worst nightmare come true" for millions of people.

Wynne also says she has sent a letter to Florida Gov. Rick Scott offering her sympathies and support.

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  Blue Jays to donate in support of Hurricane relief efforts Blue Jays to donate in support of Hurricane relief efforts in the U.S. & Caribbean, $1 from every ticket to Monday's game will be donated to @RedCrossCanada. pic.twitter.com/1PnOWNEfry— Blue Jays (@BlueJays) September 9, 2017The states of Florida and Texas, along with various Caribbean nations have been hit hard during this hurricane season, notably by Hurricane Harvey and Irma, which is expected to land in Florida on Sunday.The money raised will be going to the Canadian Red Cross.

TORONTO — The Ontario government is contributing $ 150 ,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help people in the Caribbean recovering from hurricane Irma . Premier Kathleen Wynne says in a statement that Irma and its consequences are "a worst nightmare come true" for millions of people.

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Hydro One employees and equipment are already on their way to Florida to help restore power to millions of Floridians.

And Wynne says she has informed the federal government that Ontario is ready to assist a Canadian response to the disaster.

The death toll from hurricane Irma stood at 47 on Tuesday. At least 37 people were reported killed across the Caribbean islands while 18 deaths were reported in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

"On behalf of the people of Ontario, I extend our heartfelt compassion to all of the people who are suffering in the destructive aftermath of hurricane Irma," Wynne said Tuesday.

"I want to thank every single person here in Ontario who has committed to help, and encourage everyone to consider making a personal donation to the Canadian Red Cross," she said.

Roommates Bring Their Horses Inside Their House During Hurricane Irma .
"We live in a concrete house so we knew our house would be okay," said barrel racer Georgia Mott, 19. Two horses found shelter in the laundry room of their owners’ home as Hurricane Irma was slated to destroy their barn.Georgia Mott, 19, and her roommate Taittyn Fischer, 18, of Okeechobee County didn’t want to risk their horses Goose and Dixie by leaving them out in the storm.“We live in a concrete house so we knew our house would be okay,” Mott, a barrel racer, told InsideEdition.com. “To keep the horses safe, we thought it would be a better idea to put the horses in the laundry room.

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