Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: First Nations

Progress Made on Manitoba First Nations Water Infrastructure

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

“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

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...

Canada Supports 28 Conservation Projects Under Indigenous Guardians Pilot Program

The federal government has announced 28 Indigenous projects have been selected for early funding totalling just under $5.7 million as part of the Indigenous...

Horse Lake First Nation Celebrates Water Treatment System

Horse Lake First Nation has celebrated the grand opening of a new water treatment system, which came online in May 2018 after nearly three...

Communities in the Northwest Territories & Yukon Invest in Water Infrastructure

This week, the governments of Canada, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon have announced investments in water infrastructure for the territories. Federal, provincial, and municipal...

Indigenous Services Provides Update on Water Advisories

The federal government has shared the latest results in its efforts to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on Indigenous reserve...

Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The City of Toronto is working with local Indigenous community to develop the Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE). The purpose of the ICIE...

Huu-ay-aht First Nations Launch Watershed Renewal Program

Huu-ay-aht First Nations have begun $150-million watershed renewal program in the Sarita River watershed, the most important of the 35 streams and rivers in...

B.C. Government Continues Columbia River Treaty Negotiations

Last week, at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) summit, representatives of the British Columbia government had the opportunity to meet with United States...

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