Flood evacuees from First Nation relocated again

About 250 people from the Kashechewan First Nation in northern Ontario have been moved again after flooding created more problems and posed a health and safety risk.

The reserve's water system was already in trouble due to contamination by deadly bacteria. But the flood has worsened matters by causing the sewage lagoon to overflow right into the water treatment plant.

Now the 250 evacuees have nowhere to go and may not be able to return home for two months. After spending a week in Geraldton, they were flown to Sudbury on Sunday.

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