Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: First Nations

Right or Wrong?

On July 28, 2010, the United Nations General Assembly, noting that “approximately 884 million people lack access to safe drinking water and that more...

More First Nations Water Investments Announced

During a trip to Quebec, the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development...

Water Risk Remains, Says Report

Ten years after Walkerton, Canadians remain at risk of waterborne disease outbreaks as a growing divide emerges between those who have access to safe...

$3.2M for First Nations Projects Announced

Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, has announced an investment of approximately $7 million...

Chamberlin Lends Support for Blockade

In response to clear-cutting in British Columbia and the effect it may have on drinking water sources, Chief Bob Chamberlin is calling on Premier...

Green Party Calls for Fewer Bottles

Canada's Green Party has voiced its opinion on bottled water by asking the federal government to avoid its purchase wherever possible, citing environmental and...

Still Work to Be Done: Strahl on First Nations Water

First Nations will have access to the same quality of safe and reliable water as all Canadians, said Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs...

Interview: Dr. Rob de Loë

Over the past two years, hundreds of boil water advisories have been issued in Ontario alone. Why aren't we providing everyone in Canada...

Chemainus Wells Water Supply Project Approved

The District of North Cowichan, B.C. has received an environmental assessment (EA) certificate for its proposal to install and operate a groundwater supply for...

First Nations Fear Proposed Changes to NWPA

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy is voicing his outrage towards the proposed changes to the Navigable Waterways Protection Act (NWPA). His fear...

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