Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Attawapiskat Evacuees Heading Home Tomorrow

A short visit for residents from Attawapiskat First Nation.

About 140 arrived in Fort Frances on the weekend as part of the one thousand airlifted away from their remote community due to flooding concerns.

Fort Frances public information officer, Patrick Briere says plans call for them to return home Thursday.

Briere says so far they've been able to meet the needs of the evacuees.