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Contamination forces Ontario First Nation to close school, fly in bottled water


Community members unload boxes of bottled water in Weagamow First Nation, located in northern Ontario. Photo: CBC News

Weagamow First Nation dealing with water crisis for a week now

By Martha Troian, CBC News, November 14, 2016

People in a northern Ontario First Nation are in crisis mode after the community’s drinking water was contaminated because of broken pipes, forcing bottled water to be flown in and the school to be closed for over a week.¬† Read the rest of this entry