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B.C. wildfire fighters say more needs to be done to retain experienced firefighters

By Akshay Kulkarni, CBC News   

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Aug. 14, 2023, British Columbia – For years, B.C. has relied on seasonal workers — many of whom are university students — to fight wildfires, but as wildfire seasons begin earlier and are prolonged due to the effects of climate change, some say there needs to be more effort to retain experienced wildfire fighters. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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