Prince Albert, Sask., declares state of emergency over oil spill

Image courtesy of Trevor Bothorel/CBC
Image courtesy of Trevor Bothorel/CBC

By Francois Biber, CBC News, July 25, 2016 

City rolling out emergency waterline from South Saskatchewan River as oil plume approaches

Prince Albert city council has declared a local state of emergency over an oil spill that threatens its water supply.

The declaration was one of the first orders of business at a special meeting of council Monday in the city of 35,000, Saskatchewan’s third largest.

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