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Community and Infrastructure Projects (Indigenous Peoples)

Short-Term Drinking Water Advisories

  • This is the Government of Canada's page on short-term drinking water advisories in First Nations communities south of 60, which means below the Canadian territories (although some parts of Nunavut are located here and parts of Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador are not part of this description).
  • The short-term drinking water advisories are temporary issues with water quality, and this page gives the up-to-date details and locations of these advisories within the

Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories Affecting Water Systems South of 60

  • While the Canadian government financially supports countless water systems across the country, there are several non-public water systems that are managed by businesses and owners on reserves.
  • In order to ensure the quality of drinking water in there areas, the government developed a tool kit for Individual wells for First Nations.
  • This resource contains details about these sys

Progress on the Government of Canada's Commitment to Clean Water in First Nations Communities

  • This is a policy pronouncement from Indigenous Services Canada discussing the progress of the Canadian government's commitment to clean water in First Nations communities.
  • The pronouncement discusses the advisories that have been lifted, the ones that remain, the challenges presented by COVID-19, the increased funding for this project, and more.

Lifecycle of a First Nation Community Infrastructure Project

  • This page identifies how community infrastructures are developed for Indigenous peoples with the help of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and the life cycles of these projects.
  • These projects can include housing, schooling, water facilities, waste management, etc.
  • For water facilities, it can take approximately 3-4 years to complete a new water treatment system, which is