Trudeau’s promise to improve First Nations drinking water years behind schedule: federal government

Long-term drinking water advisories affecting First Nations will take several years longer to fix than what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised, according to a new action plan presented in Parliament. … Read More

Ottawa won’t set deadline to lift drinking water advisories in First Nations communities

Indigenous Services Canada won’t set a deadline for lifting all remaining long-term drinking- water advisories in First Nations communities. Department officials said public health measures, contractor and human resource shortages … Read More

Feds didn’t supply enough resources to end water advisories on First Nations: auditor

The government did not provide the support needed to ensure First Nations communities have access to safe drinking water, says federal auditor general Karen Hogan in a report released Thursday. … Read More