TBNewsWatch - June 21st
The federal government has spent millions of dollars shipping bottled water to a remote First Nation community with an ineffective water treatment plant.
Marten Falls First Nation has had a boil water advisory since 2007. Bottled water is the community’s only access to clean drinking water, and as a result the First Nation has had to rely on that bottled water being shipped from Thunder Bay about twice a week.
These shipments have been coming in for nearly five years and the shipping costs are estimated to be more than $300,000 annually. ... Click here to read more.