POLITICS

A look at the conditions of roads running through reserves in New Brunswick

11/17/2014 02:24 EST | Updated 01/17/2015 05:59 EST
OTTAWA - New Brunswick dispatched officials to collect video footage and data on the condition of roads running through the province's First Nations communities. Here is what they found:

Paved roads

Good condition: 12 per cent

Fair condition: 27 per cent

Poor condition: 59 per cent

Unsurfaced roads

Good condition: None

Fair condition: 8 per cent

Poor condition: 92 per cent

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(Source: May 27 briefing note to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt, obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act)