15.2 — The width in metres of the diversion canal which turned Shoal Lake 40 First Nation land into a man-made island.
9 — The number of people locals can remember who have died by trying to cross the lake to the island in unsafe conditions.
$30 million — The estimated amount of money it would take to build an all-weather road connecting the reserve with the mainland.
17 — The number of years Shoal Lake 40 has lived under a boil-water advisory.
$100,000 — The amount of money the reserve spends a year on bottled water.
$15 million — The estimated amount of money it would take to build a water treatment plant.
270 — The number of people still living on the reserve.
30 — The percentage of the reserve's population left on the man-made island