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Chief coroner strikes committee to probe First Nation fire deaths

By CBC News   

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Feb. 2, 2018, Toronto - Ontario's chief coroner says 58 people have died in house fires in Indigenous communities in Ontario over the course of a decade, and he's striking a committee to learn why.

Dirk Huyer announced the initiative while addressing the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Chief’s Winter Assembly in Thunder Bay, Ont., Thursday afternoon. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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