From left to right, Mistissini Voyageur Memorial Elementary Grade 5 students Angel MacLeod, Serena Shecapio, Lucas Trapper and Lennox Swallow hold up their first-place certificates from the regional science fair. (Voyageur Memorial Elementary/Facebook)

Do you know how clean the water is in your school?

Four students in Northern Quebec tested their school’s water for a science fair project. What they found was not good.

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The Grade 5 team attends Voyageur Memorial Elementary in the Cree community of Mistissini. First, the students tested Mistassini Lake, the community’s water source. The quality of the lake water was very good.