Royalty, swordfighters and the occasional cyborg were on display as thousands packed into Grant MacEwan's downtown campus for Animethon this weekend. The CBC's John Robertson spoke with some of the costumed convention-goers about the work that went into their creations.
Costume creators show off at anime convention
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Randy Schroeder, fire chief of Lac Ste. Anne County, explains the fire threatening Alexis First Nation has grown to 100 hectares.
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Erica Decker sent in this video, shot while her family of three fled from their home in Fort McMurray's Beacon Hill neighbourhood.
The Alberta Wildrose leader says the loss of his house to the fire is "just stuff" and is happy that there has been no loss of life.
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