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Wilson, A. (2017). Anna Wilson’s feeble attempt at creating an Aboriginal water policy model or map where the intended outcomes are the actual consequences. Waterwishingwell.org. Suzuki, D. (2017). Glass Half Empty? Resolving Drinking Water Advisories in Ontario. 10. Retrieved from https://canadians.org/sites/default/files/water/report-DWA-First-Nations-0217.pdf. The typical federal process to end Drinking Water Advisories (DWAs), First Nations who need to upgrade their drinking water systems endure a long process … Continue reading Waterwishingwell.org

Minister Carolyn Bennett Stop the Underfunding of Water Plants on Indigenous Reserves

Many current water plants on reserves  are not being maintained like the ones in big cities. Neskantaga is a small community of about 350 people but they are people and their needs need to be respected. Minister Carolyn Bennett is the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs and she can make a difference in how the First Nations communities are funded. read more at https://www.change.org/p/minister-carolyn-bennett-stop-the-underfunding-of-water-plants-on-indigenous-reserves?read_more=true     … Continue reading Minister Carolyn Bennett Stop the Underfunding of Water Plants on Indigenous Reserves

Chief Joanne Rogers of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation is concerned about the cancer rates within her community,

Chief Joanne Rogers of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation says she’s concerned about the cancer rates within her community which is surrounded by 57 registered polluters within a 25-kilometre radius. https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/10/24/enviro-watchdog-blasts-province-for-inaction-on-outrageous-pollution-in-indigenous-communities.html   rehttps://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/10/18/news/mckenna-says-federal-reforms-could-target-sarnia-following-investigation We think it’s completely inappropriate for Kinder Morgan to try to short-circuit the constitutional authority of British Columbia to respect our environment, to defend our environment, to defend our interests and to ensure … Continue reading Chief Joanne Rogers of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation is concerned about the cancer rates within her community,

Jane Philpott Likens Indigenous Child Welfare System To Residential School Legacy

read more at http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/02/jane-philpott-likens-indigenous-child-welfare-system-to-residential-school-legacy_a_23264643/?utm_campaign=canada_newsletter http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/02/jane-philpott-likens-indigenous-child-welfare-system-to-residential-school-legacy_a_23264643/?utm_campaign=canada_newsletter http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/     You Can Help Support Alexandra’s Work to Protect Wild Salmon Take the pledge at the link below:  https://www.voyageforsalmon.ca/you-can-help/ Take a personal pledge to never eat farmed salmon. Salmon raised in open pen fish farms are harmful to wild salmon, to other marine wildlife, and are not a healthy food choice. Read labels carefully when shopping and … Continue reading Jane Philpott Likens Indigenous Child Welfare System To Residential School Legacy

Right whale researchers meet in Halifax to sound alarm about species decline

By Adina Bresge read more at: http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/right-whale-researchers-meet-in-halifax-to-sound-alarm-about-species-decline https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/scientists-predict-dire-future-for-north-atlantic-right-whale-population/article36681803/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com&         Continue reading Right whale researchers meet in Halifax to sound alarm about species decline