Facing dire days of flooding Lake St. Martin seeks higher ground

Among the communities in crisis is a Manitoba First Nation facing record flood levels.

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Among the communities in crisis is a Manitoba First Nation facing record flood levels.

Rising overland floodwaters from Lake Manitoba is destroying homes on Lake St. Martin First Nation.

The community is located 300 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg.

And as APTN National News reporter Tiar Wilson tells us now, the struggle with the high water isn’t the only battle residents are facing.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.