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Mistissini builds bridge over Uupaachikus Pass

After being talked about for many years, the long-awaited bridge in Mistissini over Uupaachikus Pass linking the community with land across the water is finally under construction. The purpose for the bridge is not only for residential development, but also for what lies on the other side - gravel. Emmett Macleod, Director of Municipal Services, says without their own source of gravel Mistissini has to buy it from Chibougamau at a high price. Joshua Loon spoke with him about what the bridge will mean for the community.
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