Tag: First Nations

How can Canada deliver safe drinking water to First Nation communities?...

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By Wilfrid Laurier University Media Relations WATERLOO, Ont. - Sheri Longboat (MA ’96, PhD ’13) has always felt a deep personal connection to water. Since...

World Water Day: Considering barriers to clean, safe water

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On March 22, Water First asks us to reflect on the safety of a resource many of us take for granted By Ami Gopal, Communications...

Alberta budgets $482M for municipal water infrastructure

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Budget 2024’s targeted investments in municipal infrastructure will improve water treatment and support Alberta’s growing communities. EDMONTON, AB - As Alberta’s population continues to grow,...

Duncan First Nation opens long-awaited water treatment plant

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DUNCAN'S FIRST NATION, TREATY 8 TERRITORY, AB - Duncan's First Nation, a close-knit community in northern Alberta, recently celebrated the opening of their new water treatment...

Des Nedhe Group, EPCOR partner to develop wastewater facility at Grasswood...

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RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CORMAN PARK, SK - The Des Nedhe Group (Des Nedhe), the 100 percent owned development arm of the English River First Nation, and...

Water First and Interlake Reserves Tribal Council launch new internship program

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Winnipeg, Manitoba — Water First Education & Training Inc., in partnership with Interlake Reserves Tribal Council (IRTC) and participating communities, announced a new water treatment...

Massive proposed marine conservation area one step closer to reality

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Kashechewan, Ontario - On February 21, the Mushkegowuk Council and the Government of Canada announced the successful completion of the feasibility assessment to establish...

Federal government invests in coastal protection project in Lax Kw’alaams

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LAX KW'ALAAMS, BC - Measures are being put in place to stabilize the shoreline in Lax Kw'alaams after an investment of more than $5 million from...

Kawartha Land Trust adds largest property in 22-year history

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LAKEHURST, Ontario — Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) is proud to announce the purchase of its largest conservation property in the charitable organization’s 22-year history, which...

Next steps underway toward proposed new First Nations drinking water and...

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Ottawa - Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, has announced that a consultation draft of a legislative proposal has been shared with First Nations...

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