Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibility for providing water and wastewater services to First Nations is shared among band councils, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, Health Canada and Environment Canada.

First Nations

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada also helps to protect water quality in Canada's North and is responsible for managing water resources in and around Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. The Government of Yukon is responsible for its water resources.

Health Canada

Environment Canada

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