Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: Indigenous Services Canada

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation Awards Contract for Water Treatment System

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation has awarded a contract for the construction of a water treatment and distribution system to a joint venture firm, Shoal...

Challenges and Opportunities for First Nations Communities

“We recognize that more work needs to be done. There’s more work beyond eliminating drinking water advisories.” When Nelson Ferguson, acting manager at Indigenous Services...

Minister of Indigenous Services Provides April 2019 Update on Drinking Water...

Seamus O'Regan, minister of indigenous services, has provided the department's monthly progress update on the government's commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories. In April...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Feb. 2019 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided the department's monthly progress update and noted that two years remain in the government's commitment...

New Water Pump House Celebrated by Maskêkosihk

Yesterday, Maskêkosihk (Enoch Cree Nation #440), immediately west of Edmonton, celebrated the opening of their new water pump house. Chief Billy Morin was joined by...

December Report on Long-Term DWAs from Indigenous Services Canada

Indigenous Services Canada has announced its progress for December 2018 in eliminating long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve. Jane Philpott, Minister of...

Indigenous Services Canada’s October Update on Long-Term DWAs

Indigenous Services Canada has provided an update on its progress in lifting long-term drinking water advisories on reserve for October. In October, three long-term drinking...

Potlotek First Nation Starts Construction on New Water Treatment Plant

Chief Wilbert Marshall of Potlotek First Nation and Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, have announced that construction is underway on a new water treatment plant...

Indigenous Services Canada Progress on Long-Term DWAs for September

Indigenous Services Canada has released an update on its progress in ending long-term drinking water advisories on reserve among First Nation communities. “I am pleased...

Horse Lake First Nation Celebrates Water Treatment System

Horse Lake First Nation has celebrated the grand opening of a new water treatment system, which came online in May 2018 after nearly three...

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