Tag: Chief Byron Louis

Indigenous Owned and Operated Water Utility Launching Through New Partnership Model

The first Indigenous owned and operated water utility in Canada, developed by way of a Public-Private-Community Partnership (PPCP), is a step closer to reality....

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...

New North Okanagan Wastewater Recovery System Receives $24.3 Million Grant

North Okanagan’s Swan Lake area received a major boost with the announcement of a $24.3 million grant from the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan...

Okanagan Indian Band Files Suit Against Federal Government

The Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB) has filed a suit in Federal Court against the Government of Canada over its failure to ensure the safety...

Collaboration Drives Funding Application for Wastewater Recovery System

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed this week by the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO), Township of Spallumcheen, and Okanagan Indian Band...

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