Legislation introduced to regulate water quality on reserves

Eggertson, Laura
July 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE435
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the creation of the Bill S-11 or the Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act to address public health issues in Canada. Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq mentions that the legislation will provide the 50 First Nations situated on reserve to have a safe drinking water that will protection every community's health. However, it adds the creation of the First Nations Water and Waster Action Plan will face difficulty due to the high cost of infrastructure projects.


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