Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan said Friday that the housing crisis gripping the northern Ontario First Nation of Attawapiskat is partly of its own making.
APTN National News’ political panel tackles the crisis in Attawapiskat.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan not returning my calls on Attawapiskat, says Ontario minister
Kathleen Wynne is the minister of Aboriginal Affairs for the province of Ontario. Wynne said she’s reached out to her federal counterpart, Aboriginal Affairs John Duncan, who is not returning her calls.
The federal government is promising $2.5 million in funding to alleviate the housing crisis gripping the northern Ontario First Nation community of Attawapiskat which medical experts say is putting the lives of residents in danger as winter approaches.
The Canadian Red Cross is expected to intervene in the crisis gripping the northern Ontario First Nation community of Attawapiskat where families live in tents, others in shacks with no running water and human waste is dumped from buckets into ditches.