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Challenges and Opportunities for First Nations Communities

“We recognize that more work needs to be done. There’s more work beyond eliminating drinking water advisories.” When Nelson Ferguson, acting manager at Indigenous Services...

AFN National Chief Calls for Safe Drinking Water and Proper Sanitation...

A new approach and new investments are needed to ensure that First Nations families have safe drinking water and wastewater infrastructure, according to Assembly...

AFN Chiefs Express Concern Over Effluent Release in Northumberland Strait

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde has expressed concern and support for the Pictou Landing First Nation and other First Nations...

Indigenous Canadians Speak for Water on World Water Day 2018

Indigenous Canadians spoke out on World Water Day 2018, the start of the International Decade for Action — Water for Sustainable Development 2018–2028. They...

Relationship Reset: Safe Water for All First Nations

Opposition to the federal government’s attempts to introduce regulations for water and wastewater has been persistent ever since the government set out to engage...

AFN Points to Water Priorities on International Day of the World’s...

To mark the tenth anniversary of the United Nations International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on August 9, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) national...

Growing Together

As water infrastructure deficits grow and standards become more stringent, communities across the country are wondering how they’ll cope with the added costs of...

State of Emergency

“We must commit ourselves as a society to ensure that every child has access to safe, clean drinking water,” wrote Assembly of First Nations...

CAW, AFN Celebrate Clean Well Water

On Wednesday, Assembly of First Nations national chief Phil Fontaine and Canadian Auto Workers union president Buzz Hargrove will visit the community of Little...

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