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AFN Points to Water Priorities on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

August 8, 2017 - 9:43 am

To mark the tenth anniversary of the United Nations International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on August 9, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) national Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed his commitment to the full implementation of the United Nations Declaration, including its resolutions that...

Categories: International, News

Reframing Water Security for a Human Wellbeing Approach

August 2, 2017 - 10:54 am

A recent article published in the journal Water Security, Advancing human capabilities for water security: A relational approach, argues that water security needs to move away from a material approach to one that “centers on wellbeing, human development, and justice.” The authors, led by Wendy...

Categories: International, News

Neskantaga First Nation To Receive $8.8M for Water Infrastructure

July 31, 2017 - 11:19 am

The Government of Canada will invest approximately $8.8 million to help upgrade the Neskantaga First Nation community's water treatment system. The announcement includes an addition to the existing water plant with new treatment technology and additional reservoir storage capacity to meet the community's...

Categories: News, Ontario

Federal Government Invests $9.2M in White Bear First Nation

July 26, 2017 - 7:10 am

The government of Canada announced new investments to the elimination of the long-term drinking water advisory in White Bear First Nation in Saskatchewan. The approximately $9.2 million will help replace the community's water treatment system, enabling more than 800 residents to access clean water...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Experts Question First Nations Drinking Water Engagement Process

June 19, 2017 - 9:34 am

On May 29, 2017, the federal ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada posted a notice online that engagement with First Nations for safe drinking water would be undertaken. The announcement came as a surprise to some leaders within the First Nations community and advocacy groups. Details...

Categories: Indigenous, National, News

First Nations Access to Water Infrastructure Linked to Health

June 15, 2017 - 10:13 am

International development experts are well aware that families in poor countries living without a toilet or piped drinking water are at risk for all kinds of health problems. Yet it’s sometimes hard for Canadians to accept that there are similar conditions on some First Nation reserves that may also...

Categories: Features

$42.7M for BC First Nations' Water and Wastewater

June 12, 2017 - 11:13 am

On Friday, the Government of Canada and announced an investment of $42.7 million in water and wastewater for BC First Nations. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, was in Semiahmoo First Nation to announce $42.7 million in targeted funding through Budget 2016 to support...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Progress Report for Alberta-NWT Water Management Delayed

May 10, 2017 - 7:41 am

The highly anticipated first annual report on the progress and results of the Alberta-Northwest Territories Mackenzie River Basin Bilateral Water Management Agreement, signed March 18, 2015, has been delayed due to a failure of governments to agree on its details. While a teleconference of the bilateral...

Categories: National, News

$525M Contract for Metro Vancouver Wastewater Treatment Plant, B.C.

April 10, 2017 - 9:04 am

Metro Vancouver has awarded the contract for the new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to ADAPT Consortium at a cost of $525 million. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2017 and be completed by December 2020. The existing wastewater treatment plant will be decommissioned beginning...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Alberta 2017 Budget Includes $100M for Water on Reserves

March 17, 2017 - 10:07 am

The Alberta Government has released its Budget 2017, which includes $100 million in new funding to support access to water systems throughout the province, providing access to clean water for Indigenous peoples. Alberta’s provisions for water access to Indigenous people and people living on reserve...

Categories: News, Western Canada

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