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'She lived on a hill full of mould': Family raises concerns after Cat Lake First Nation woman's death


February 21, 2019

The death of a 48-year-old woman is raising serious concerns about the housing and mould crisis in a northern Ontario First Nation. Nashie Oombash died on Monday, three weeks after she left the Cat Lake First Nation to seek medical care in Thunder Bay.

Oombash's cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy. But her sister said she believes exposure to mould contributed.


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