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More asbestos risks found in First Nation homes

Canadian inspectors have identified four more First Nation homes at high risk of asbestos exposure.

The homes are located on reserves in Saskatchewan. Previously, 11 homes on reserves in Manitoba have been identified as high risk and nationwide, 40 reserve homes are in danger.

Despite recognition of the health risks, including cancer, the government doesn't have plans to do anything about it. First Nation leaders say they need money to address the situation.

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