LINKS – GOVERNMENTS
Please email me your information if you would like to be added to this page. Miigwech. Thank you.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national representative organization of the First Nations in Canada. There are over 630 First Nation’s communities in Canada. The AFN Secretariat, is designed to present the views of the various First Nations through their leaders.
Link to Water Page: Background; Scope of Work; Reports; National Housing and Water Policy Forum; Operator Turnover Study; Water & Wastewater Impact Analysis http://afn.ca/article.asp?id=2844
HEALTH CANADA – DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER
You can go to this page to find out the latest update on how many First Nations communities are under a Drinking Water Advisory.
CHIEFS OF ONTARIO – ENVIRONMENT (WATER)
The Chiefs in Ontario, comprising the 133 First Nations in Ontario, is a political forum and secretariat for collective decision-making, action and advocacy.
The Environment Department is given direction from the Ontario Chiefs. The department works in the following areas: Water, Climate change, Species at risk, Contaminants, Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property- protecting our “collective knowledge systems,” and Environmental assessments. Here’s the link to the Environment page: http://chiefs-of-ontario.org/PageContent/Default.aspx?SectionID=2&SectionHeadlineID=25