boil water advisory
The First Nation has the longest-running drinking water advisory in Canada—25 years.
Water operators on some First Nations make $12 an hour.
Financial analysis shows Ottawa has been woefully underfunding many First Nations water projects.
Jane Philpott says that while the number of continuing boil water advisories is "discouraging," her government is still working to eliminate the long-term issues.
In July, 2015, there were 114 First Nations on drinking water advisories. Two years later, there were 121 communities facing the same problem.
We’re spending a week reporting on the lack of clean drinking water on First Nations reserves. Here’s why.
Last year there were 133 water advisories on reserves; today there are 132.
Not yet under boil water advisory, Potlotek First Nation chiefs are advising residents not to drink, cook or wash dishes with it.
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In Canada, there are more than 130 boil water advisories on 87 First Nations — and that doesn't include those in British Columbia.
The Liberals are putting $10 million towards a water treatment plant for Shoal Lake 40.