News Kashechewan First Nation is being Evacuated SHARE ON: Mackenzie Read, contributor, Monday, Apr. 17th, 2017 People in the Kashechewan First Nation are being evacuated. Timmins-James Bay MPP Gilles Bisson says this is a precautionary evacuation for potential flooding from the Albany River. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/kash-evacuation-2.mp3 Bisson says about 300 people have already been flown out of the area. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/kash-evacuation-1.mp3 There is no word if anyone will be brought to Timmins.