first_imgNAIN, N.L. — The mayor of a northern Labrador town that lost a young man in an avalanche over the weekend says all of Nain is grieving.More than 100 people aided in the search for the young snowmobiler caught in an avalanche Saturday, along with two other men who survived the event.An RCMP spokesperson said Sunday that the man was found after about two hours and brought to a clinic, where he was pronounced dead.Mayor Joe Dicker said everyone in the largely Inuit town of 1,125 is feeling the loss and supporting the affected families.The three men were trapped in the popular snowmobiling spot known as the “blowhole” outside Nain in northern Labrador.Dicker said avalanches can occur depending on snow conditions, but the community does not have funding to run controlled testing for avalanche risks.The Canadian Presslast_img


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