7 Results for first nations water

SaskWater’s 2017–18 annual report has outlined the corporation’s finances throughout the year and demonstrated how SaskWater is meeting its mandate. “This past year, SaskWater has built new relationships and delivered crucial infrastructure upgrades,” said Minister Responsible for SaskWater Bronwyn Eyre. “It has continued to supply safe, reliable, and sustainable water and…

July 11, 2018 @ 10:45am

Alberta has released a draft of its Moose Lake 10-kilometre Management Zone Plan (10KMZ), intended to recognize the significance of the traditional lands to the First Nation and Métis people of Fort McKay. The plan outlines proposals for management requirements and regulatory controls that would maintain the treaty rights and opportunities…

February 21, 2018 @ 12:07pm

A pilot project that supports First Nations government internships in northern B.C. has received a significant boost thanks to a partnership between Northern Development Initiative Trust and the Government of Canada. The Trust and the Department of Indigenous Services Canada have committed a total of $480,000 over the next three…

January 19, 2018 @ 11:28am

Following the fourth annual Chiefs of Ontario Leaders in the Legislature event in Toronto, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day released a joint statement that covers issues addressed during the leaders meeting, including the use of traditional knowledge to protect water resources. Over the three days, the…

November 24, 2017 @ 12:50pm

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 one year since residents of the Cape Breton Indigenous community raised serious concerns about the quality of their drinking water, and this week, the community…

September 15, 2017 @ 11:49am

The Tsilhqot’in Nation is in federal court in Vancouver this week to oppose an attempt by Taseko Mines Limited (TSX:TKO) (TML) to overturn the 2014 federal rejection of TML’s proposed New Prosperity Mine, which the First Nation asserts will damage the natural watercourses in the region and those that they…

January 30, 2017 @ 10:13am

On December 5th, Toosey First Nation (Tl'esqox First Nation) in British Columbia announced that it has completed a new water treatment system. The water system includes a new well, water treatment plant, and distribution system. Once commissioned, the system will provide clean, healthy drinking water to the more than 340 residents…

December 06, 2016 @ 9:48am