After decades of living without, Samson Cree Nation one step closer to reliable clean drinking water

Samson Cree First Nation in Alberta breaks ground on a $32.5 million wastewater facility upgrade that will provide reliable, safe drinking water for members of the community.

Unlike tens of millions of other Canadians, members of the Samson Cree Nation never enjoyed reliable, fresh drinking water.

But that soon may come to an end.

The community broke ground on a $32.5 million upgrade to its wastewater facility.

 

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.

2 thoughts on “After decades of living without, Samson Cree Nation one step closer to reliable clean drinking water

  1. It’s a crime that there is a community that doesn’t have clean drinking water, anywhere in Canada. An abundance of the necessary stuff of life, and we are fighting over this.
    Every community in Canada needs that fixed.

    Alex Langford
    Prime Water Systems
    Winnipeg.

  2. It’s a crime that there is a community that doesn’t have clean drinking water, anywhere in Canada. An abundance of the necessary stuff of life, and we are fighting over this.
    Every community in Canada needs that fixed.

    Alex Langford
    Prime Water Systems
    Winnipeg.

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