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Rain and thunderstorms have been bringing some relief, to Australia. While the downpour won't extinguish the fires that have been plaguing the country for months, there's hope it will at least help to contain some of them. Here in Ottawa, a team of employees at the Royal Canadian Mint has banded together, to knit and sew pouches and pouch-liners, at home or on their lunch breaks. Their goal? To make as many as they can in two weeks, before sending them to Australia.