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Peguis First Nation Breaks Ground on Two Urban Reserves – ChridD

August 8, 2018

WINNIPEG — Shovels are in the ground on two new urban reserves in Winnipeg and Selkirk.

Peguis First Nation turned the sod Wednesday on two commercial strip malls.

“Economic development is a key to our success,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas.

“These new malls will surely have a positive impact on Peguis citizens, but there will also be a ripple effect to the people and neighbourhoods around these businesses as they will create new jobs and other opportunities.”

Winnipeg is already home to an urban reserve in the Polo Park area with the Petro Canada gas station owned by Long Plain First Nation.

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