Treaty One Nations shocked they weren’t notified when raw sewage spilled into Red River

 By Shari Narine  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Treaty One Nations are still waiting for a response from the Manitoba government and Winnipeg city council about why impacted First Nations were not notified when wastewater from the city leaked into the Red River on two separate occasions. Treaty One Nations Chairperson Gordon BlueSky, chief of Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, says he only found out last week when the news reported that more than 135 million litres of untreated sewage had spilled into the Red River since Feb. 7. It was also at that time that he found out there had been an initial wastewater spill in November 2023. “What’s their notification process? Because I never received anything and I’m potentially the most impacted community seeing that the water literally goes by my…

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