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Attawapiskat Evacuees Return Home Tomorrow


May 15, 2013 – Residents of Attawapiskat First Nation that were evacuated to Thunder Bay earlier in the week are scheduled to return home Thursday, May 16.

Although subject to change, the first flight is scheduled to leave Thunder Bay around 9 am. Additional flights will take place throughout the day to transfer the remaining evacuees.

Thunder Bay is still on alert as a host community for other evacuations should the need arise.

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Contact: Valerie Marasco, Public Information Officer/Communications Specialist, 625-2438, cell 621-4151 or vmarasco@thunderbay.ca