Water woes continue for Manitoba FNs

The federal government has said that its endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples shows its support for the rights of Canada’s Aboriginal people. But a quick glance across the country shows those rights are often being ignored.

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The federal government has said that its endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples shows its support for the rights of Canada’s Aboriginal people.

But a quick glance across the country shows those rights are often being ignored.

Among the most basic human needs is access to clean water, yet thousands of First Nations people remain without safe or running water.

In Manitoba, several communities are demanding change.

APTN National News reporter Tiar Wilson has more on this story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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