Shoal Lake 40
Inside Justin Trudeau's historic visit to an isolated Indigenous reserve in Canada
In April, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Shoal Lake 40, a community that has been on a boil water advisory for 20 years, for a VICELAND documentary airing this weekend in Canada. Here's a look at some of what he saw.
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