What this community needs’: Pikangikum First Nation opens safe house for families in crisis – CTV News

October 26, 2021

TORONTO — A northern Ontario First Nation has opened up a new safe house designed to help its residents heal from abusive and dangerous situations.

Pikangikum First Nation, a remote community about 230 kilometres north of Kenora, Ont., recently opened the Pikangikum Community Safe House, a multi-unit facility designed to help those in the community with nowhere else to go.

“We’re very excited to have a place like this in our community to help our members,” Jonah Strang, deputy chief of the Pikangikum First Nation, told CTVNews.ca.

“It should help out the families that usually have problems at home.”

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