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Federal government’s compensation package for Indigenous people deemed ‘unfair’ by its leaders

First Nations member says it's 'BS'

April 29, 2022
By Ground Water Canada


The federal government’s $1.5-billion compensation program for Indigenous people who have endured long-term boil-water advisories is “unfair and frustrating,” say those impacted by a years-long lack of clean drinking water. A member of the Neskantaga First Nation in Ontario, who has lived under a boil-water advisory since 1995, said the program entitles him to only six years of compensation, suggesting it’s “BS.” Global News report | READ MORE