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Evacuees Return Home

May 5, 2008 - The City of Thunder Bay has been advised that the evacuated residents currently staying in the city from Fort Albany First Nation will begin returning home today. Four flights are planned beginning at 12 pm this afternoon.

Fort Albany is one of Nishnawbe Aski Nation's 49 First Nation communities and is located near the James Bay Coast.

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Contact: Valerie Marasco, Communications Officer - Corporate Communications, 625-2438, mobile 621-4151.

 * Fort Albany First Nation Deputy Chief Andrew Linklater is here in Thunder Bay and is available to speak on behalf of his community. He can be reached at 705-365-7858.