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First Nation Community Receives Federal Funding for Wastewater Project

The Government of Canada has provided $615,000 to replace the existing wastewater pumping station in the community of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, which...

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Receive $17.5M for Water Infrastructure

Yesterday, Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with Richard Feehan, Alberta Minister of Indigenous Relations joined Chief Tony Alexis of Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation to...

Ministers’ Statement on Grassy Narrows Mercury Contamination

Following the release of a report from the David Suzuki Foundation on the federal government's work to deliver drinking water to First Nations in...

Drinking Water Solutions for Ont. First Nations Flawed

The David Suzuki Foundation has released a report assessing the progress of the federal government in ending long-term Drinking Water Advisories (DWAs) in nine...

Tla’amin Assessing Water, Fish Ahead of Hydroelectric Development

The Tla’amin Nation in British Columbia has received funding from the B.C. First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) to conduct a feasibility study...

Mercury 40 Times Limit in Walleye

An investigation conducted by the Toronto Star has concluded that the walleye in Clay Lake that feeds residents of Grassy Narrows First Nation near...

Award Given to Ontario First Nation for Hydropower

The Pic Mobert First Nation is the recipient of a 2016 Ontario Waterpower Association Innovation Award for solving an energy infrastructure dilemma while safeguarding drinking...

Province Invests $1.9M in Northwestern Ontario Infrastructure

Residents of Naicatchewenin First Nation, Big Grassy First Nation, and Fort Frances will benefit from important infrastructure investments thanks to funding from the government...

Senate Passes Bill S-8

The Senate has passed Bill S-8, the Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act after its third reading last night and will now move...

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