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Minister of Indigenous Services Provides April 2019 Update on Drinking Water...

Seamus O'Regan, minister of indigenous services, has provided the department's monthly progress update on the government's commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories. In April...

Kehewin Cree Nation Starts Work on New Water Treatment System

Yesterday, Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, visited Kehewin Cree Nation and congratulated...

Mishkeegogamang First Nation Ends Drinking Water Advisories

Mishkeegogamang First Nation has successfully ended long-term and short-term drinking water advisories, continuing progress towards the federal governments pledge to end long-term DWAs. Yesterday afternoon,...

Chiefs Express Concern Over Water Quality at Potlotek First Nation

Chiefs in Atlantic Canada are expressing frustration and concern over Canada’s lack of action to address hazardous water quality in Potlotek First Nation. It’s been...

NSERC Funds Research to Improve Wastewater at Two Ont. First Nations

Dr. Chris Metcalfe, a professor at the Trent School for the Environment and director of the Institute for Watershed Science, has been awarded $478,800...

Alarmingly High E. Coli Levels in First Nations

In a report published on September 29th, scientists found what they described as an “alarmingly high frequency” of fecal bacteria in drinking water sources...

Atlantic First Nations Get a Water Boost

The Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation has broken ground Phase I of its new wastewater treatment facility for the community located 40 kilometres from the...

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