Remote First Nation in northern Manitoba fear the only bridge into community may be destroyed

A remote community in northern Manitoba, accessible by a single road, is panicking after rising flood waters threatens to wash away their bridge.

Shaneen Robinson-Desjarlais
APTN National News
A remote community in northern Manitoba, accessible by a single road, is panicking after rising flood waters threatens to wash away their bridge.

Officials in the community declared a state of emergency on May 17.

On Tuesday, they are bracing for the worst.

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1 thought on “Remote First Nation in northern Manitoba fear the only bridge into community may be destroyed

  1. Our village (Gitanyow) B.C. Lost both bridges back in 1978 due to flooding. Trees were felled to make walking bridges by the south entrance. This happened because of run off from 6′ of snow melting. Never had snow like that again.

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