WATER NEWS

BC Rivers Day – Sunday, September 23

September 22nd, 2018

BC Rivers Day (Sunday, Sept 23) is Canada’s largest event dedicated to raising public appreciation of the irreplaceable importance of our rivers and the many benefits we derive from them, ... More »

Public Support Grows for Improving First Nations’ Water

‘With more than one hundred First Nations under a boil-water advisory and many others grappling with aging or inadequate treatment systems, a new national poll by Probe Research Inc. suggests significant public support exists for improvements to drinking water on reserves.’ Three in four Canadians (74%) who responded to the online poll ‘agree water infrastructure in many First Nations communities is unacceptable and must be fixed immediately.’ The results of the poll were made public on October 18, 2016.