Rouleau students taking action to end First Nation drinking water advisories – Discover Moose Jaw

Jun 20 2022

Tristan Friesen’s Grade 5 and 6 students at Rouleau School are putting out a call to action and raising awareness of drinking water advisories on First Nation reserves.

As part of their social studies class, the students were learning about why these issues are occurring and what is being done about it.

“It’s so important to realize that this is an issue in Canada and there are people here that don’t have a basic human right,” Friesen said.

Students have written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to keep his promise to end drinking water advisories and they also had former Carry-The-Kettle Nakoda First Nation water plant operator Deon Hassler as a guest speaker.

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