Ending Boil-Water Advisories On First Nations Reserves To Cost $3.2B: Parliamentary Budget Officer

Excerpt from the Huffington Post

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer estimates it will cost at least $3.2 billion in capital investment to bring First Nations water systems up to the standards of comparable non-Indigenous communities in order to eliminate boil-water advisories by 2020.

Read the “Budget Sufficiency for First Nations Water and Wastewater Infrastructure” report online at the Ofice of the Parlimentary Budget Officer.

Ending Boil-Water Advisories On First Nations Reserves To Cost $3.2B: PBO

OTTAWA – The parliamentary budget officer estimates it will cost at least $3.2 billion in capital investment to bring First Nations water systems up to the standards of comparable non-Indigenous communities in order to eliminate boil-water advisories by 2020.

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