Safe Water for First Nations: Charting a Course for Reform

DOWNLOAD |   This brief reviews the sorry state of potable water on reserve and concludes with a set of recommendations. At the heart of any reform package should be a federal Safe Water Act, legislation that should apply to First Nation reserves and perhaps to other federal lands such as military bases and national parks. That no such Act now exists for Indian reserves is nothing short of scandalous. Indeed, those living on reserves in Canada must be one of the few groups of citizens in any developed country not protected by safe water legislation

Author: John Graham

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