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Cat Lake leaders slam political inaction; warn mould may force evacuation

1 month ago   |   By National Post

TORONTO - Angry and frustrated leaders of a remote northern Ontario reserve warned on Friday they will be forced to evacuate their community unless they receive immediate help dealing with mould-infested housing and their ailing children.
A month after Cat Lake First Nation declared an emergency over the squalid conditions that have left more than 100 children ill with severe skin conditions and lung infections, the community said both the federal and provincial governments have done little to help.
“Nothing has been done. No action has been taken,” Abigail Wesley, the deputy chief, said...
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