P.E.I. chief touts new water plan for First Nations communities – CBC

Brian Francis says it would take liability away from cheifs and council

Nov 01, 2017

Chief Brian Francis says First Nations communities would stand to benefit from a regional water authority.

The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs recently applied for federal government funding to set up a regional water authority for 30 communities across the Maritimes.

Francis, chief of Abegweit First Nation on P.E.I., said the new entity would train the communities’ water technicians and take the economic pressure off of chiefs and councils.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-first-nations-water-initiative-1.4381854

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