Ontario government pledges $150,000 for Hurricane Irma aid

The Ontario government is contributing $150,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help people in the Caribbean hit by Hurricane Irma.

Premier Kathleen Wynne says Irma and its consequences are a worst nightmare for millions of people.

Wynne also says she's sent a letter to Florida Governor Rick Scott offering her sympathies and support.

One-hundred-and-seventy-five Hydro One employees from Ontario and equipment are already on their way to Florida to help restore power to millions of Floridians