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Feds coming up short in financially supporting First Nations’ water system operations


December 2, 2021
By Ground Water Canada

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Ottawa – The federal government has more than enough money set aside to pay for water and wastewater systems over the next five years in First Nations areas, but it’s coming up short in helping First Nations operate such systems, according to a report from parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux. Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu says plans are to close the financial gap and learn what obstacles are standing in the way. CTV News report | READ MORE