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Indigenous people need to control their own drinking water systems, say Manitoba chiefs

Feds must do more to help, they add

January 19, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Manitoba – The province’s Indigenous leaders want the Canadian government to do more to respect the human rights of the country’s Indigenous people, and that includes giving First Nations communities more control over their drinking water and wastewater systems. The federal government’s methods for procuring water are outdated and flawed, says the grand chief of the Southern Chiefs Organization in Manitoba. Penticton Herald report | READ MORE

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