‘I’m so sick of this happening’: Advocate calls for national fire strategy 

By Amanda Rabski-McColl  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A Peawanuck woman is calling for a national Indigenous fire strategy after another deadly house fire in her home community. After a Feb. 1 house fire in Peawanuck killed two people and injured three more, the need for a national Indigenous fire strategy has come into sharp focus once again for families in the community. The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service is investigating the cause of last week’s fire. “Why is it that members of our community have to die for (the government) to do something?” questioned Joyce Hunter, a Weenusk First Nation member who lost a family member in the recent fire. She is also related to the 10-year-old girl who died almost a year ago to the day in another house fire in…

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