Saturday, November 27, 2021

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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...

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...

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...

Citizen Science Water Research in Canada’s North

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Two Wilfrid Laurier University-led citizen science research projects are set to receive funding from Global Water Futures. The projects will help monitor changes that...

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...

Alberta and NWT Release First Progress Report on Bilateral Transboundary Water...

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The Government of Alberta and the Government of the Northwest Territories have released a report regarding year one of implementation of the Alberta-Northwest Territories Transboundary...

First Nations Convene on Project Finance and Planning to Address Infrastructure...

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This week, experts have gathered in Montreal, Quebec to collaborate on First Nations-led solutions to the housing and infrastructure crisis facing many First Nations at...

Collaborative Consent for Watershed Co-Governance

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On September 21st, the POLIS Water Sustainability Project at the University of Victoria and the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources released Collaborative Consent and...

Nunatsiavut: Muskrat Falls Failing to Curb Methylmercury Accumulation

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Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe has released a statement declaring that he’s disappointed that a key commitment to help mitigate downstream methylmercury impacts from the...

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