Manitoba school shutdown due to asbestos

A remote northern Manitoba First Nation has shut down its school.

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A remote northern Manitoba First Nation has shut down its school.

They did so amid fears that generations of children may have been exposed to cancer causing asbestos.

About 300 kids have been removed from the school on Berens River First Nation.

APTN National News reporter Ntawnis Piapot has more on the story.

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