- 2019-07-09 Attawapiskat declares state of emergency over water quality
- 2019-07-10 Water quality concerns spur state of emergency in Attawapiskat
The Attawapiskat band council in northern Ontario has declared a state of emergency after tests showed tap water had potentially harmful levels of byproducts of the disinfection process created when chlorine interacts with high levels of organic materials in the community's water source.
- 2019-07-16 Former Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence begins hunger strike over state of community
Former Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence says she is embarking on another hunger strike, this time over the state of her community’s water and infrastructure along with its ongoing social struggles.