Sunday, 15 May 2011
The Tragedy of Lake St. Martin First Nation
Yet a similar event happened on May 6. Water gradually consumed Lake St. Martin First Nation after being diverted from the Portage Diversion. It was a similar case of sacrificing the few to save the many. Yet, as late as May 9, the Province had no clear cut plans on whether they would move the community (which faces a variety of health problems, including widespread mold infestations in homes) and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada responded only once.