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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 to share more progress on our government's commitment to lifting all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve,” said Minister of Indigenous Services,…

October 03, 2018 @ 10:14am

[caption id="attachment_8732" align="alignright" width="160" caption="National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo. Photo: afn.ca"][/caption] Chief Jonah Strang has declared a state of emergency for Pikangikum First Nation, a northwestern Ontario community with an on-reserve population of 2,400, no all-year road access, and no indoor water supply. Two years ago, a government study indicated…

April 20, 2011 @ 9:36am

A new report from the Polaris Institute in collaboration with the Assembly of First Nations says “too many First Nation communities are living with substandard water and fear for their health from what comes out of their taps.”The report — titled “Boiling Point” — profiles six First Nations communities, but…

May 26, 2008 @ 1:59pm