First Nations residents don’t trust water quality

OTTAWA — A new study shows First Nations people on reserves don’t trust the drinking water quality in their communities.

The research was don’t by the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada and looked at hundreds of residents on reserves and compared them to people living in similar sized communities from other small towns across Canada.

Of Reserve residents only half rated their water quality as “good” compared to about 3/4 of non indigenous participants.

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