Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario invest in clean water, wastewater and storm water projects in 37 First Nation communities across the province

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario invest in clean water, wastewater and storm water projects in 37 First Nation communities across the province

Joint federal, provincial, municipal and First Nation community funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support 37 clean water, wastewater and storm water projects in Ontario. These investments will ensure access to safe, drinkable water and better environmental protection for First Nation communities across Ontario.

The Government of Canada is investing over $69.5 million in these projects through the Green Infrastructure Stream. The Government of Ontario is contributing more than $16.9 million and First Nation communities are providing over $5.8 million towards the projects.

Project Information:

Location

Project Name

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

First Nation
Funding

Alderville First Nation

Communal and POE Water Treatment Systems

$2,204,933

$538,885

$196,092

Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation

Sewage Lagoon

$2,240,235

$547,513

$199,232

Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation

Septic and Watermain Upgrades

$996,514

$243,548

$88,623

Beausoleil First Nation

Stormwater System Upgrade and Existing Drainage Rehabilitation

$1,996,382

$487,916

$177,545

Brunswick House First Nation

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Upgrades For Mono Drinking Water Systems

$2,231,213

$545,308

$198,429

Couchiching First Nation

Stormwater Management Infrastructure Upgrades

$2,191,548

$535,614

$194,902

Dokis First Nation

Lagoon Expansion

$1,927,688

$471,127

$171,436

Garden River First Nation

Replacement of Drinking Water Pipes in the Block Subdivision

$2,182,860

$533,491

$194,129

Grassy Narrows First Nation

Replacement of Sewage Pumping Stations

$2,213,978

$541,096

$196,896

Hiawatha First Nation

Rehabilitation and Upgrade of Communal Drinking Water Systems

$1,291,163

$315,560

$114,827

Iskatewizaagegan #39 Independent First Nation

Water Distribution Renewal and Fire Protection Upgrades

$1,322,360

$323,185

$117,602

Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay First Nation)

Gull Bay Lagoon Expansion

$2,218,545

$542,212

$197,303

Lac La Croix First Nation

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

$2,055,442

$502,350

$182,797

Matachewan First Nation

Upgrading and Relocation of Wastewater Lagoon

$309,375

$75,611

$27,514

Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation

New Osnaburgh Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

$2,206,418

$539,248

$196,224

Moose Cree First Nation

Sewage System Rehabilitation

$2,142,743

$523,686

$190,561

Naicatchewenin First Nation

Water and Wastewater Critical Health and Safety Project

$2,083,337

$509,168

$185,278

Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Wastewater Plant Replacement

$2,221,200

$542,861

$197,539

Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Wastewater System

$2,241,315

$547,777

$199,328

Nibinamik First Nation

Rehabilitation of Nibinamik Lagoon Sewage Treatment Lagoon and Collection Systems

$2,237,963

$546,958

$67,437

Nipissing First Nation

VLA Water Plant Replacement

$2,187,878

$534,717

$194,575

Northwest Angle 33 First Nation

Dogpaw Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Project

$2,237,423

$546,826

$198,981

Washagamis Bay First Nation

Replace Existing Distribution Water Main at West End WTP and Upgrade 10 Residential Septic Fields

$2,242,553

$548080

$199,438

Ochiichagwe'Babigo'Ining Ojibway Nation

Communal Wastewater Collection and Treatment Rehabilitation

$2,192,173

$535,767

$194,957

Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

$2,226,759

$544,220

$198,033

Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation

Well Upgrades

$1,060,038

$259,073

$94,273

Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation

Water Infrastructure

$2,183,062

$533,540

$194,147

Seine River First Nation

Water Treatment Distribution System Rehabilitation

$1,547,325

$378,166

$137,609

Shoal Lake First #40 Nation

Subsurface Septic System Rehabilitation

$1,547,746

$378,269

$137,646

Six Nations of the Grand River

Wastewater Lagoons Forcemain Upgrade Construction

$697,125

$170,377

$61,998

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation

Rehabilitation of Water Treatment Plant

$2,233,080

$545,765

$198,595

Wasauksing First Nation

Peatland Wastewater System Design and Construction

$1,645,650

$402,197

$146,353

Weenusk First Nation

Sewage Pumping Station Rehabilitation

$484,304

$118,364

$43,071

Wikwemikong First Nation

Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades Phase 1 - RBC Replacement

$2,064,752

$504,625

$183,625

Whitefish River First Nation

New Lagoon and Septic Bed Assessment and Replacement Program

$2,219,850

$542,531

$197,419

Whitesand First Nation

Stormwater Management Infrastructure Remediation

$2,220,200

$542,617

$197,450

Zhiibaahaasing First Nation

Water Storage and Distribution System Upgrades

$2,009,388

$491,094

$178,702

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