Statistics on fires on First Nations – CP

Statistics on fires on First Nations – CP

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2016944 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Mar 30, 2016 

By the numbers:

_ 43: percentage of First Nation sites in Canada with “little or no fire protection”

_ 56: percentage of First Nation sites in Canada with “adequate” fire services

_ 49: percentage of First Nations that depend on neighbouring municipality for fire protection

_ 10.4: death rate among First Nations compared to the rest of Canada

_ 2.5: fire injury rate among First Nations compared to the rest of Canada

SOURCE: Indigenous Affairs report: “Factors Influencing Insurance Coverage in First Nations Communities,” April 2011

INDEX: NATIONAL ONTARIO

 

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