Residents back in condemned Alberta reserve homes
Band officials said families who lived in the complex would be relocated to Calgary apartments for at least a year while a permanent housing plan was developed.
At first the residents were told the building would be fixed, then were told the building would be torn down. Now an Indian and Northern Affairs spokesman has denied that a deal has been struck. Then The band's abrupt announcement followed an update they sent evacuees earlier in the week advising that asbestos repairs in the units were underway. Confused yet?
This is leading some residents to wonder if it is a temporary eviction. Black Bear Crossing is adjacent to reserve lands slated for a new casino expected to open next summer.
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