The Canadian Press

2015-03-18 | Manitoba Flood Evacuees

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Aboriginal leaders say it's a national tragedy that two thousand native people in Manitoba are still out of their homes because of the 2011 flood. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak, with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, says the prolonged evacuation is unnecessary. He says some evacuees have committed suicide out of despair. (Nepinak says governments have been dragging their feet instead of negotiating with all the affected First Nations collectively to get people back home.)

Date: 2015-03-18
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the high-risk types of activities that people can sometimes fall into in the city the intervention of CFS services in the breakdown of family the apprehension of children all of this stuff is impacting the our communities and I'm I'm concerned that there's really not a tremendous amount of effort on the part of some people in government to get these people back to their communities >>


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