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Class-action suit now open for Indigenous people to seek compensation for poor water

Settlement package is $1.5 billion in total


May 6, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Ottawa – Indigenous Canadians whose ability to access clean drinking water has been stifled can now apply for benefits from the federal government. Yesterday marked the start of a class-action settlement agreement in which Indigenous people can apply for compensation. Those who qualify can apply for compensation in the $1.5-billion package. There are still 33 long-term water advisories yet to be resolved in Indigenous communities. Toronto Star report | READ MORE