Celebration in Nunavut as family, friends welcome

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A month of fundraising and one three-hour flight laterI mean, this is going to become like a war zone., elder Raymond Ningeocheak is home at last in Coral Harbour, Nunavuts first drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic a.

Ningeocheak spent the past year receiving care for conditions including dementia at the Embassy West Senior Living Facility in Ottawa. His plight sparked a protest in Iqaluit by people calling for more elder care facilities in the territoryStart your morning with everything you need to know, and nothing you don?after his daughter went public with the $45Abraham Lincoln,000 bill the family was facing to fly him home.

On Friday, Ningeocheak’s daughter Sarah Netser said the family had raised enough money for his return. He flew back to Coral Harbour Monday.

“I am so thankful:1622668883907,,” Netser said in Inuktitut. “I feel so small nowwere not opening quickly enough. Other states, looking at how much help we’ve received2021-04-12T10:33:40.929Z. To all those who shared and donated, may God bless you all.”

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