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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

Water Dialogues Podcast Launched to Give Voice to Indigenous Canadians on Water Issues

May 26, 2016 - 7:26 am

Many Indigenous communities in Canada face significant water-related disparities including long-standing boil water advisories, environmental pollution, and repeated states of emergency due to flooding. In response to these challenges, an interdisciplinary team of women from four Universities—University...

Categories: Blog

Canadian Indigenous Perspectives on Water in Film and Video

February 10, 2016 - 11:09 am

Film and video can be important tools for communication and education. This blog contains a collection of videos on the web the pertaining to Indigenous people in Canada and water. Included are perspectives on traditional knowledge, drinking water and wastewater challenges, and project success stories...

Categories: Blog

Alberta Grant Program to Protect Communities from Flooding

June 11, 2014 - 2:06 pm

Alberta is taking steps to better prepare communities for potential drought and severe floods, such as the heavy rainfall that devastated Calgary and other parts of Alberta in 2013. The province has launched a new grant program to assist municipalities in protecting residents, property, and infrastructure...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Canadian Water Network Invests in Research to Integrate Traditional and Western Knowledge

May 12, 2014 - 7:53 am

The Canadian Water Network (CWN) is investing nearly $200,000 in a research project aimed at addressing the disproportionate burden First Nations communities in Canada face in terms of unsafe drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater systems, as well as drought and flood risks. The research will investigate...

Categories: National, News


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