This story has been updated to include additional comments from auditor general Karen Hogan and Conservative Indigenous services critic Gary Vidal. Although the federal government is making progress in improving drinking water in some First Nations communities, a number are only getting temporary solutions to their water issues that may leave them with unsafe water in the years to come, says a new audit released on Thursday. The report, tabled in Parliament by federal auditor general Karen Hogan, states that, in some cases, Indigenous Services Canada provided temporary measures to lift long-term advisories but long-term solutions to address underlying […]

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