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Kids in Northern Ontario First Nation evacuated due to rashes, open sores

 


Children covered in sores and rashes in an Ontario First Nation are the face of a much broader health crisis faced by aboriginal communities across the country, says Charlie Angus, the NDP indigenous affairs critic.

Angus joined ministerial officials and aboriginal leaders for a conference call Monday to discuss why some children in Kashechewan First Nation have developed unusual rashes and, in extreme causes, painful sores on their bodies.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/kids-in-northern-ontario-first-nation-evacuated-due-to-rashes-open-sores/article29318825/

 

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