Oneida water: ‘Would you want your parents to live like this?’ – CBC

Jan 23, 2023

Lifelong resident says poor water quality has caused her health issues

Luann Smith will be paying close attention to what Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu has to say on Monday about the federal government’s willingness to fund a pipeline that will bring clean drinking water to Oneida Nation of the Thames.

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Smith, 67, is a lifelong resident of Oneida, a community that has been under a boil water advisory since 2019.

Hajdu is scheduled to be a guest on Monday’s edition of London Morning and will speak with host Rebecca Zandbergen about the situation.

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