Assembly of First Nations says $349B needed

OTTAWA, Ont.-The cost of closing the on-reserve infrastructure gap will top half a trillion dollars by 2040 unless the federal government acts now, the Assembly of First Nations says. In a recent report, the national advocacy organizaiton said that Canada must invest $349.2 billion now to make sure that First Nations will have access to similar infrastructure by 2030, in keeping with the government's ability to fulfill their public and federally mandated commitments to First Nations. Closing the infrastructure gap by 2030 was one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's signature pledges on reconcil...

 
 
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