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B.C. transfers land back to Lake Babine Nation, benefits the region

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The Province and Lake Babine Nation are taking the next step in the journey to recognize and implement the Nation’s rights and title through...

Northern Waters: Water treatment challenges across Canada’s territories

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When spring arrived this past year in the town of Hay River, Northwest Territories, residents weren’t ready for what followed. River water levels reaching...

Update on clean drinking water in First Nations communities

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Today, Indigenous Services Canada provided an update on progress toward clean drinking water in all First Nations communities. As of July 6, 2021, 32...

Minister Miller Provides Update on Drinking Water Advisories

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Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided Indigenous Services Canada’s monthly update on the progress of removing drinking water advisories. In February 2020, two short-term...

Top Five Drinking Water Stories of 2019

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The following five news stories were the most read in the drinking water category on Water Canada's website in 2019. Health Canada Sets New...

Nominations Open for 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award

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Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, has opened nominations for the 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award. "Our commitment to eliminating all long-term drinking...

Water Contaminants Jeopardize First Nations Food Security

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The Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the 10-year First Nations Food,...

Progress Made on Manitoba First Nations Water Infrastructure

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Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, recognized nine Manitoba First Nations on their progress improving water and wastewater infrastructure. As part...

Challenges and Opportunities for First Nations Communities

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“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...

May 2019 Update on Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories

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Seamus O’Regan, minister of indigenous services, provided the department’s monthly progress update on the federal government’s commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories. “As we...

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