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Residents of Ontario’s newest electoral riding seek end to boil-water advisories

Roadblock is lack of political will: former chief

May 31, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Thunder Bay – Residents of a newly created Northern Ontario electoral riding, inhabited mainly by Indigenous people, are hoping that whichever candidate and party are elected this week will help bring an end to the area’s boil-water advisory. Kiiwetinoong has become Ontario’s largest geographic riding, yet its smallest by population. A former chief of Neskantaga First Nation says a lack of political will has stood in the way for northern communities to gain access to clean drinking water. CBC News report | READ MORE

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