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Northern MP Reflects on Kashechewan Fire on Anniversary

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Friday made it ten years on the day when a fire in Kashechewan claimed the lives of two people in a makeshift police station.

Two men were locked in a cell when the fire began and could not escape the blaze.

Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus says it’s 10 years later and lessons still need to be learned from this tragedy.

He says 86 recommendations were made by the coroner, and many of them haven’t been met yet.

He says the issues of policing and fire protection in First Nations has to be addressed.

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