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Recipient of 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award Announced

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, congratulated Éric Sioui, the 2020 recipient of the National First Nations Water Leadership Award. "Water operators are essential to...

Grassy Narrows First Nation Ends All Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories

Asubpeechoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) has recently completed upgrades to its water treatment system. The improved water treatment system now provides the...

Water and Sewer Connection to Wauzhushk Onigum Nation Celebrated

Chief Chris Skead and the Council of the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation gathered with Elders, community members, other valued friends, and partners to celebrate the...

Huron-Wendat Nation Shows Support for Port of Quebec Project

The Québec Port Authority (QPA) has announced that it has received the formal support of the Huron-Wendat Nation (the Nation), through its Grand Chief...

New Mercury Care Home to be Built in Grassy Narrows First Nation

A framework agreement, which will provide federal support for a mercury care home, has been signed by Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, and...

New Internship Program Aims to Address Water Challenges in First Nations Communities

A new partnership between the Bimose Tribal Council and Water First will deliver a drinking water treatment and environmental water management internship program for...

Minister Miller Provides Update on Drinking Water Advisories

Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided Indigenous Services Canada’s monthly update on the progress of removing drinking water advisories. In February 2020, two short-term...

Lac Seul First Nation Celebrates End of 17-Year Drinking Water Advisory

A new water treatment plant has ended a 17-year drinking water advisory in Lac Seul First Nation. Chief Derek Maud, the community of Lac Seul...

Minister of Indigenous Services Provides January 2020 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, provided the department's monthly progress update on drinking water advisories affecting public systems on reserves. "We are determined to...

Small Solutions, Big Progress

Serving Indigenous communities with reliable, easy to operate small solutions. Water is considered sacred by Indigenous people for its interconnectedness to all life, making the...

H2Opinion on Mercury Contamination

It was in 2009 that I first learned about the mercury contamination that affected Grassy Narrows First Nation and Wabaseemoong Independent First Nation. At...

Marc Miller Provides January 2020 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, provided the department’s monthly progress update on drinking water advisories affecting public systems on reserves. “First Nations and the...

Nominations Open for 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, has opened nominations for the 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award. "Our commitment to eliminating all long-term drinking...

Marc Miller Provides November 2019 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, provided the department’s monthly progress update on its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public...

Beaver First Nation Opens New Water Treatment Plant

Chief Trevor Mercredi and Beaver First Nation have officially opened a new water treatment facility. The new water plant is connected to an existing six-plex housing unit...

Call to Establish a Mercury Care Home for Grassy Narrows First Nation Receives Support

A call for immediate action to establish a mercury care home for Grassy Narrows First Nation has received support from Assembly of First Nations...

First Nations Coalition Announces Campaign for Safe Drinking Water

A First Nations coalition will be launching a campaign to recognize the human right to safe drinking water in First Nations communities. This campaign...

August 2019 Update on Canada’s Commitment to End Drinking Water Advisories

Seamus O'Regan, minister of indigenous services, has provided an update for August 2019 on the government's commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories. In August...

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