Is more of Canada burning in forest fires? New research says no

The Timmins 9 forest fire destroyed 40,000 hectares in 2012 and was one of the largest fires in decades. But a new study says despite that, wildfires in Ontario have not dramatically increased in the last 60 years.

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A new study of forest fire data shows that wildfires in Canada have not been getting worse over the past 60 years.

Fraser Institute senior fellow Robert Murphy looked at the number of fires and the amount of forest burned since 1959.

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Source: CBC News

 

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