UPDATE: Indigenous Services Minister has announced a renewed Task Force to address Attawapiskat's needs for new reserve lands, housing, infrastructure, health, social services and governance issues. Theresa Spence and Sylvia Koostachin-Metatawabin have ended their hunger strike.
Vi Bui's blog
The Attawapiskat First Nation Band Council has declared a state of emergency last week over concerns about water quality. The water crisis in this Northern Ontario First Nations once again exposes the failure by the federal government to provide access to safe and clean water to First Nations.