A Draft Submission: Canada’s Legal Obligation and Duty to Ensure On-Reserve Access to Clean Drinking Water

This draft submission to the Federal Government, which can be used as a resource to First Nations who want to advocate for improved drinking water quality within the Canadian legal framework, argues that Ottawa is legally obliged to do more to upgrade First Nations’ drinking water systems.

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Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria
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drinking water, water, First Nations, on reserve, living on reserve, water quality, environmental law, environmental policy