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House of Commons debate on clean water act gets heated with stereotyping accusations

Saskatchewan MP says water treatment plants are being burned down on First Nations reserves

February 7, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Ottawa – A debate on Monday in the House of Commons over Bill C-61 – or the First Nations Clean Water Act – became heated after comments made by Saskatoon Conservative MP Kevin Waugh. He claimed water treatment plants were being burned down on First Nations reserves in Saskatchewan because the federal government has done little to nothing to help. But Patty Hajdu, minister of Indigenous services, took exception to his comments, labelling them as “stereotyping.” APTN National News report | READ MORE

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