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Tag: First Nations

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...

Canada Supports 28 Conservation Projects Under Indigenous Guardians Pilot Program

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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

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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

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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...

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