Labour Views: Governments should provide more emergency relief, not the public

For the second year in a row, K’atl’odeeche First Nation and Hay River have been devastated by the effects of a natural disaster. Residents, many of whom had still not fully recovered from last year’s flooding, have just been hit by an out-of-control wildfire. In 2021, the residents of Fort Simpson and Jean Marie River had to leave their homes to the mercy of rising floodwaters, and this year, Fort McPherson experienced that same scenario.