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Trudeau Government Pledges $4 Million to End Unsafe Water Advisories on 14 Reserves

Liberals hope funding will make a dent in 132 unsafe water advisories on 89 reserves.
October 13, 2016, 8:40pm

The ferry that connects Shoal Lake 40 to the mainland broke down earlier this year, leading the chief to declare a state of emergency

The federal government has announced $4 million to expand a pilot program that ended unsafe drinking water advisories on three First Nations by training young Indigenous people to operate water treatment plants in their communities.