Newsfeed via: Water CanadaRSS Water CanadaEmail
HOUSE - Skyscraper - Water
HOUSE - Skyscraper - Brownie Noms - 7/24/17 - 9/15/17

Items tagged: Indigenous

Items Found: 16

Infrastructure Investments for Two First Nations Communities

August 16, 2017 - 10:24 am

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced improvements to water infrastructure for two First Nations communities in Ontario, with the goal of lifting long-term drinking water advisories. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, announced that the Mississaugas of Scugog Island...

Categories: News, Ontario

Manitoba Engages Indigenous Communities on Outlet Channels

August 14, 2017 - 10:21 am

The Manitoba government is engaging in consultations with Indigenous communities on the preferred route of the Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels. “Our government has committed to the construction of the Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels, which will keep Manitobans and their...

Categories: News, Western Canada

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

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Receive $17.5M for Water Infrastructure

July 5, 2017 - 10:17 am

Yesterday, Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with Richard Feehan, Alberta Minister of Indigenous Relations joined Chief Tony Alexis of Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation to announce the construction of a new regional water line and water infrastructure to ensure a safe and...

Categories: Indigenous, News, Western Canada

$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

$12M for Enoch Cree Nation Water Infratructure

May 25, 2017 - 10:43 am

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced an investment of approximately $12.5 million to support water infrastructure at Enoch Cree Nation. "All Canadians should have access to safe and reliable drinking water. Working in partnership with Enoch Cree Nation, our government is supporting sustainable...

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

Exercising the Human Right to Water and Sanitation

February 27, 2017 - 12:39 pm

When the human right to life-sustaining drinking water and healthy sanitation is violated, anyone can call their governments to account. Those whose rights were violated also have the option of filing a claim in court. At least four legal frameworks protect the human right to water and sanitation. This...

Categories: Features

NSERC Funds Research to Improve Wastewater at Two Ont. First Nations

February 23, 2017 - 10:25 am

Dr. Chris Metcalfe, a professor at the Trent School for the Environment and director of the Institute for Watershed Science, has been awarded $478,800 over three years from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s (NSERC) Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects program. The funding...

Categories: News, Ontario

Ministers' Statement on Grassy Narrows Mercury Contamination

February 13, 2017 - 10:06 am

Following the release of a report from the David Suzuki Foundation on the federal government's work to deliver drinking water to First Nations in Ontario, the province's Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray, met with Grassy Narrows Chief Simon...

Categories: News, Ontario

Advertisement
TRADE - Big Box - WEFTEC - 6/27/17 - 9/30/17

In This Issue

July/August 2017

July/August 2017

Powered by Wordpress