shoal lake 40 first nation
The community has been cut off from the mainland since 1915.
The Shoal Lake 40 First Nation has been on a boil advisory for 19 years.
Shoal Lake 40 First Nation was cut off from the mainland a century ago by construction of an aqueduct which supplies water to the city of Winnipeg.
I remember coming home for the holidays a few years ago, around the time of Idle No More, and learning about Shoal Lake through the council. The water we drink in Winnipeg comes from Shoal Lake First Nation, yet the community members themselves cannot drink their own water! I was devastated and angry at such a clear injustice.
The Shoal Lake 40 First Nation was cut off a century ago.
The reserve of several hundred people has been under a boil-water advisory for 18 years.
The petition was started over concerns that Winnipeg is backing away from its promise to fund construction of an all-weather road for the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.
Shoal Lake 40 has no all-weather road and has been without clean water for 17 years.
WINNIPEG — A crowdfunding campaign to pay Ottawa's portion of an all-weather road for a reserve under one of the longest
The community has been under a boil-water advisory for 17 years and has no all-weather road.