Smoke from Forest Fire near Kenora, Ont., Prompts Evacuation of Wabaseemoong FN

Chief of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation, Chris Skead is calling on his community to help the people of Wabaseemoong  First Nation as they evacuate their home due to smoke from a forest fire approximately 20 kilometres from the community.

“I got the call last night from Chief John Paishk just in regards to the fire that’s north of his community,” Skead explained, “with all the smoke that is drifting into the community, he was concerned and was looking to see if my community can open up our buildings to accompany their membership.” read more >>