More needs to be done to improve fire, mental health response: NDP-MPP

Funerals for five victims of a fatal house fire in a fly-in community in northern Ontario were held over the long weekend.

Now Indigenous leaders are calling for better mental health and fire response support.

NDP-MPP Sol Manakwa is one who says counselling and firefighting equipment are badly needed.

Video Journalist / Thunder Bay

Willow is an Oji-Cree Anishinabe from Sandy Lake First Nation. Her background is in print journalism and she studied multimedia before entering broadcast news . She is passionate about the stories of the Anishinabe in northwestern Ontario, particularly in the remote north.