Ottawa’s promise to fix First Nations water crisis still falling short: report

Suzuki Foundation says there’s been some improvement, but more work still needed on funding, regulations

By Jorge Barrera, CBC News Posted: Feb 08, 2018 read more at: 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/david-suzuki-foundation-first-nations-water-report-1.4525456

Kavin Redsky, a water plant operator at Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in northwestern Ontario, prepares to treat water from the lake with chlorine in 2015. The community is scheduled to get a new water treatment plant in 2021 following the construction of a road linking the community to the Trans-Canada Highway.

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Liberals move to protect more fish by overhauling Harper-era reforms

Government spending $284.2M to restore lost protections and introduce new ones read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/fisheries-act-overhaul-1.4522472

 

 

Ottawa to scrap National Energy Board, overhaul environmental assessment process for major projects

Liberals say they will also announce new protections for oceans, lakes and rivers

By John Paul Tasker, CBC News Posted: Feb 08, 2018

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberal-environmental-assessment-changes-1.4525666

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