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Indigenous Services Minister committed to ‘closing infrastructure gap’ for fire resources in First Nations

By Angela Gemmill, CBC News   

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Feb. 8, 2023, Weenusk First Nation, Ontario – Canada’s minister of Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) said work is underway to address infrastructure deficits in First Nations. Last month, a 10-year-old girl died in a house fire in Peawanuck. The remote northern Ontario community in Weenusk First Nation did not have the fire resources to put out the fire before the girl died. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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