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Schools are closing in Nunavik over Quebec region’s lack of clean water

Students are washing hands with unclean water

September 29, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Nunavik – The lack of clean water in the Nunavik region has taken an alarming toll on the area’s education system. The matter has led to the closure of 15 schools in the Nunavik region of northern Quebec. Students have reported skin infections after washing their hands with unclean water, which has led to a disregard for hand washing following bathroom visits. CBC News report | READ MORE

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