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2 killed in Grand Rapids, Man., trailer fire hours after protest demanded better living conditions

Hours after he wrapped up a protest for better housing on their First Nation, Bobby Ballantyne awoke to learn his mother and her partner had died in a trailer fire in Grand Rapids, Man.

"I want to believe that it's not true, but it is true and I can't do anything about it. I feel sad, I feel angry, I feel, I don't know what to feel actually, so much stuff is running through my mind, so many emotions are taking over my body," Bobby Ballantyne said when reached on the Misipawistik Cree Nation by phone Sunday.


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