Search begins for new space after Inuvik shelter fire


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By Ollie Williams, with files from Sarah Sibley

The N.W.T.'s housing and homelessness minister says the search has begun for government buildings that can act as shelters after two weekend fires at an Inuvik facility.

Fires on Friday and Saturday evening, neither considered suspicious, left the warming shelter on Veteran's Way badly damaged. For the time being, people who would normally use that shelter are able to use a separate shelter on Berger Street.
However, the Veteran's Way shelter was established in the first place because the Berger Street building was not enough, suggesting another long-term solution will now be...continued.

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