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Natural resources minister Rene Brunelle (left) and Northern Affairs Minister Leo Bernier tramp through the ruins of Cobalt; devastated by $4 million fire. Bernier announced immediate grant of $500;000 along with souped-up provincial relief program. Money has begun to pour in; including a $7;000 cheque from a Canadian Legion convention in London; Ont. Local mines have each pledged $1;000 plus low-interest $500 loans to those made homeless. Open in full size

Natural resources minister Rene Brunelle (left) and Northern Affairs Minister Leo Bernier tramp through the ruins of Cobalt; devastated by $4 million fire. Bernier announced immediate grant of $500;000 along with souped-up provincial relief program. Money has begun to pour in; including a $7;000 cheque from a Canadian Legion convention in London; Ont. Local mines have each pledged $1;000 plus low-interest $500 loans to those made homeless.

Picture, 1977, English

Natural resources minister Rene Brunelle (left) and Northern Affairs Minister Leo Bernier tramp through the ruins of Cobalt; devastated by $4 million fire. Bernier announced immediate grant of $500;000 along with souped-up provincial relief program. Money has begun to pour in; including a $7;000 cheque from a Canadian Legion convention in London; Ont. Local mines have each pledged $1;000 plus low-interest $500 loans to those made homeless.

Picture, 1977, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - Cobalt; Ontario

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000533f