WATER NEWS

‘Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water’

November 25th, 2017

A report from the Victoria-based POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources details how collaborative consent might be used, in conjunction with BC’s new Water Sustainability Act, ... 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.