The Town of Bonnyville and Municipal District of Bonnyville have established a check-in centre for Fort McMurray evacuees at the Bonnyville and District Centennial Centre (C2), located at 4313 – 50 Ave. in Bonnyville. The check-in centre will be open today (Friday) from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and tomorrow (Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This check-in centre is to register evacuees in Bonnyville and area who are in hotels, campgrounds or staying with friends or relatives. The process of checking in will allow the municipalities to determine the needs of the evacuees and take action to assist them. This is not an official evacuation centre for housing and feeding of evacuees.
Evacuees checking in will be assisted with online registration with the Red Cross and with accessing the Provincial government resources for evacuees.
There will be information and resources available for those evacuees who have special needs.
*Joint Press Release from the MD & Town of Bonnyville