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Kashechewan Evacuees Return Home Today


May 9, 2013 – Residents of Kashechewan First Nation that were evacuated to Thunder Bay earlier in the week are returning home today.

The first flight is scheduled to leave Thunder Bay around 9:30 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