New operator of emergency shelter in Sioux Lookout will expand hours in October 
New operator of emergency shelter in Sioux Lookout will expand hours in October 

By Eric Shih  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter SIOUX LOOKOUT — The new operator of the emergency shelter in Sioux Lookout got the keys to the facility on Thursday. Tana Troniak, the executive director of Nahnahda-Wee-ee-Waywin Sioux Lookout Sexual Assault & Counselling Centre, the organization which is taking over the operations of the emergency shelter, said the first day involved assessing the space. “We’ve been looking at what we need, upgrades and supplies?anything that needs repairs.” The shelter, located in the Old Queen Elizabeth High School on Fair Street, had been previously run by the Sioux Lookout Out of the Cold Program, which announced in May that it would stop operating the shelter by the end of August. The Kenora District Services Board then put a call out for someone else

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