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For many Canadians, turning on the tap and filling up the glass doesn’t seem like a huge deal, but for others like those in Canada’s Indigenous communities, it’s not that simple. Indigenous First Nations communities in Canada have been grappling with the issue of poor, dangerous water quality for decades, impacting tens of thousands of people.

Find out more: Clean water for Indigenous people in Canada

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