NDP MP Niki Ashton's riding, which covers four-fifths of Manitoba, has been ground zero for the Canada-wide manhunt for murder suspects Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.
NDP MP Niki Ashton, whose riding of Churchill-Keewatinook Aski, Man., covers much of the recent search ground, says the past week has been a trying time for many of her constituents. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The manhunt for two murder suspects who have been missing for several days has gripped the northern Manitoba community with “fear” and “immense stress,” according to NDP MP Niki Ashton.
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