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Tag: First Nations

Alert Labs Supports First Nations Drinking Water Pilot

Alert Labs, Kitchener, Ontario-based maker of smart sensors, is now supporting First Nations communities to make drinking water safe. For the month beginning March...

Budget 2018 Applauded for Striving to Meet Pledged Freshwater Protections

The word around the water cooler is that Budget 2018 was successful in continuing the federal government’s investment in land and freshwater protections improving...

Slate Falls First Nation Ends 14 Years of Long-Term Drinking Water...

Slate Falls First Nation now have reliable access to safe, clean drinking water after ending long-term drinking water advisories that have been in effect...

Six Nations of the Grand River Expands Water Main to On-Reserve...

Today, the Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Jane Philpott, and Chief Ava Hill of the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, announced a water...

First Nations Push Back on Federal Plan to End Drinking Water...

First Nations leaders have told the federal government that their plan to end 91 Drinking Water Advisories (DWAs) in First Nations communities doesn’t go...

Support for First Nations Government Internships in Northern BC

A pilot project that supports First Nations government internships in northern B.C. has received a significant boost thanks to a partnership between Northern Development...

Gowling WLG Launches Canada North Law Group

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce the launch of Canada North, a practice group of lawyers who are dedicated to serving clients in Nunavut, the...

Mishkeegogamang First Nation Ends Drinking Water Advisories

Mishkeegogamang First Nation has successfully ended long-term and short-term drinking water advisories, continuing progress towards the federal governments pledge to end long-term DWAs. Yesterday afternoon,...

Top 5 Indigenous, Inuit, and Métis Water Stories 2017

Photo credit: Joe Bryksa, Winnipeg Free Press. 1. National knowledge gaps on water and health In February, Water Canada reported on new research from the School...

Parliament’s Watchdog Delivers Assessment of Investment Needs for First Nations

In early December, Parliamentary Budget Officer Jean-Denis Fréchette released a report that documented the government’s shortfall in spending to deliver on the 2015 campaign...

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