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December 1, 2021

Auditor-General Report Update

Peterborough Examiner – Parliamentary Budget Office Yves Giroux’s report on Wednesday said the government has set aside more than enough money to meet the expected capital costs to build water and wastewater systems over the next five years. Where the government falls short is on financial help to First Nations to operate the systems, which Giroux’s...

February 26, 2021

Auditor-General Report critical of long-standing drinking water issues

“Auditor General of Canada – A report from Auditor General Karen Hogan tabled today in the House of Commons concludes that the support provided by Indigenous Services Canada has not been adequate to address long-standing problems with safe drinking water for many of Canada’s First Nations communities. Drinking water advisories remain a part of daily...

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