Mould keeps hundreds of students away from northern Manitoba school for 2 months – CBC

Community’s K-12 school closed in December; could reopen in coming days, pending test results
Feb 07, 2019

Hundreds of students on a northern Manitoba First Nation haven’t attended school for two months after it was shuttered due to mould concerns.

About 500 students attend the K-12 school on Mathias Colomb Cree Nation, also known as Pukatawagan, Man., located 700 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. The school teaches students from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

The discovery of mould has left students in the fly-in community like Nadine Sinclair’s 8-year-old son, Nathaniel, on an extended break.

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