Eskasoni man receives new home after living in shack for seven years – CTV News

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May 31, 2020

ESKASONI FIRST NATION, N.S. — After seven years of living in a rundown shack, a man is finally receiving much-needed relief thanks to the community of Eskasoni First Nation, N.S.

Having witnessed a man sleeping in a shack in the dead of winter, volunteers from Eskasoni spent months building a better shelter to give to him. For the team of builders, the new shelter isn’t just a shed – it’s a labour of love.

“He’s been living out on the streets, out of his own choosing,” says volunteer, Calvin Stevens, of a man named Noel who has been homeless in the community for years.

On a bitterly cold winter night, Stevens and a friend searched for Noel to give him winter clothing. Discovering him in a rundown shanty stationed behind a community health centre, they couldn’t believe the conditions in which he was living.

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