read more at: http://www.metronews.ca/news/edmonton/2017/03/07/maskwacis-arena-up-for-upgrades-and-nhl-preseason-game.html
Concerns over oilsands river contamination overstated, scientist says
Research finds little difference between lead and arsenic levels in either direction from mines
Residents report rashes, stomach pains amid water crisis on northern Ontario reserve
Nearly 230 households in North Caribou (Weagamow) Lake First Nation have been without clean drinking water or sewage disposal for a week, and children are displaying skin rashes, said Chief Dinah Kanate.
Globe & Mail reports FN Reserve Water is Unsafe
Bob LeCraw, president of RAL Engineering in Newmarket, Ont., has inspected many small water treatment plants on reserves. “There was a period of time, back 20, 30 years ago, where the plants they were putting in just weren’t right,” he said. “They weren’t tested properly. They weren’t designed properly.”
read more at:
McClearn, M. (2017).Unsafe to drink: A Globe review shows water treatment plants are failing on reserves across Canada. For every system the government fixes, plenty remain in a shambolic state. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved From: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/water-treatment-plants-fail-on-reserves-across-canada-globe-reviewfinds/article340.
Conservative senator defends ‘well-intentioned’ residential school system
Former head of Truth and Reconciliation Commission ‘shocked’ by Lynn Beyak’s remarks