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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Feds Announce Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program

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On Friday, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, announced the opening of the 2018–2019 call for proposals for the new Indigenous...

Contractor Selected for Whitefish River First Nation Elevated Reservoir

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Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott has congratulated Whitefish River First Nation (WRFN), ON, on progress towards an elevated reservoir, after the community awarded...

Floodplain Mapping Progresses Under National Climate Change Strategy

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On Saturday, Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first...

First Nations Water and Wastewater Under-Resourced in Federal Budget

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The Parliamentary Budget Officer, Jean-Denis Fréchette, released a report today analyzing federal spending on drinking water and wastewater treatment on First Nations reserves. In it,...

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