Peguis First Nation declares state of emergency as homes flood

Brittany Hobson
APTN National News
Water levels rose quickly in Peguis First Nation over the weekend flooding more than 300 homes.

By Sunday, 150 homes had to be evacuated.

The chief said the community is in a state of emergency.

Reporter / Winnipeg

Brittany joined the APTN news team in October 2016. She is Ojibway and a member of the Long Plain First Nation in Manitoba. Before coming to APTN, she graduated with a joint degree in communications from the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.