DNTO

MAP | A guide to Shoal Lake 40 First Nation

Want to know more about the history of Shoal Lake 40? Here are some resources to get you caught up on their story.
The aqueduct from Shoal Lake delivers 225 million litres of water to Winnipeg every day and cost $17 million to build. That would be $276 million in 2019. (CBC)

This week DNTO visits Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.

The isolated community on the Manitoba-Ontario border was cut off from the mainland 100 years ago to make room for an aqueduct to Winnipeg.

On Dec. 17, all three levels of government announced their commitment to build an all-weather road to connect the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation to the mainland.

The history of the First Nation is long and complicated. Here are some resources for further reading:  

now