Minister Philpott says feds will now fund waterline to federal schools

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott announced Monday the federal government will finally fund a water line to two more federal schools they operate on Six Nations. Elected Chief Ava Hill shares a laugh with the Minister during a tour of the water treatment plant Six Nations had to co-fund with the federal government to get. (Photo by Chris Pimentel)

Get ready….here comes the water, water lines to be extended By: Chris Pimentel Writer The federal government is coming up with an estimated $10 million to run waterlines to two federal schools at Six Nations. Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott announced Monday the federal government will provide the water line extension funding to the schools. She made the announcement while touring Six Nations and exploring what she called a one of a kind school at the Six Nations Polytechnic STEAM Academy in Brantford. Philpott was impressed with Six Nations water treatment plant, saying “this is the nicest plant I’ve seen.” The $10,367,564 federal contribution is the beginning of a four phase water line extension plan to provide piped water to the entire community. The first phase is to provide…

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