Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Ecojustice Gives Feds an ‘F’ Grade for Water Protection

The federal government is still failing to ensure all Canadians have access to safe drinking water, according to a new report from Ecojustice. Waterproof 3,...

Vaughan Lauds Feds for Oil Sands Action Plan

For over a decade, Environment Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have warned that key environmental information regarding the effects of oil...

B.C. First Nations Team Wins Award for Operator Tool

An international panel of technology experts has recognized a British Columbia First Nations multimedia team for its development of WaterKeeper, an interactive...

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...

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