Drinking water

Residents collect water from the Sylvia Grinnell River near Iqaluit on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Residents in the Nunavut capital can drink tap water again after 60 days under a do-not-consume notice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Emma Tranter

Iqaluit residents can drink city water again after 60-day health order

Iqaluit residents can drink city water again after 60-day health order

 

Work on the City of Iqaluit water treatment plant continues in Iqaluit, Nunavut, on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dustin Patar

Military’s water purification system up and running again in Iqaluit

Fuel detected in the city’s drinking water in October

 

Canada’s new Indigenous Services Minister says she’s considering what a new timeline should be to lift remaining long-term drinking water advisories on First Nations. Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu responds to a question at a news conference, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Hajdu looking at ‘realistic timeline’ to end First Nations boil water advisories

Government missed its own deadline to end all water advisories

 

Canadian Armed Forces members unload water purification equipment from a plane after arriving in Iqaluit, Nunavut, on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. The Canadian Armed Forces says its members have arrived in Nunavut’s capital to assist with the city’s ongoing water emergency. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted Friday that he had spoken with Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq and that the military would be deployed to Iqaluit to co-ordinate and deliver clean drinking water. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Canadian Armed Forces

Military arrives in Iqaluit to set up reverse osmosis water purification

Iqaluit residents haven’t been able to consume tap water for nearly two weeks

Canadian Armed Forces members unload water purification equipment from a plane after arriving in Iqaluit, Nunavut, on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. The Canadian Armed Forces says its members have arrived in Nunavut’s capital to assist with the city’s ongoing water emergency. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted Friday that he had spoken with Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq and that the military would be deployed to Iqaluit to co-ordinate and deliver clean drinking water. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Canadian Armed Forces
Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, holds a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, holds a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Lead organizer Tasha Beeds and Ponoka youth Tisean Redcalf carry the children’s staff that represents the future seven generations. (Chevi Rabbit/BlackPress)

Water Walk Ceremony passes through central Alberta

Water Walkers will walk 1,900 kilometres in ceremony for the Saskatchewan River

Lead organizer Tasha Beeds and Ponoka youth Tisean Redcalf carry the children’s staff that represents the future seven generations. (Chevi Rabbit/BlackPress)
Mohawk Chief R. Donald Maracle during a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Maracle says new funding from the federal government will allow his nation to lift five long-term drinking water advisories. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ontario First Nation hopes new funding will end some water advisories

Ontario First Nation hopes new funding will end some water advisories

Mohawk Chief R. Donald Maracle during a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Maracle says new funding from the federal government will allow his nation to lift five long-term drinking water advisories. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

The Pure Life bottled water business is being sold to Ice River Springs

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Sylvan Lake preparing for future water needs

Sylvan Lake preparing for future water needs

Town looking at spending $10 million on reservoir to supply water for 30,000 people

Sylvan Lake preparing for future water needs