Squamish Nation closes offices amid multiple confirmed COVID-19 cases

The Squamish Nation says it has temporarily closed its offices after “multiple” positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed among nation members. “There is no need to panic. All of the … Read More

Coronavirus: Indigenous health authorities tell HoC committee more PPE needed

Indigenous health authorities that service Western Canadian First Nations say they are experiencing problems accessing enough medical and protective equipment needed to protect their citizens from COVID-19. Senior representatives from … Read More

Canada’s Indigenous leaders say more help is needed as COVID-19 outbreaks rise

First Nations, Inuit and Metis leaders are raising concern about a growing number of outbreaks of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities and say it’s getting harder to find the money and supplies to … Read More

First Nations chiefs raise alarm over mental health impacts of COVID-19

A few months before the novel coronavirus arrived in Canada, the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation at Loon Lake, Sask. was already raising the alarm over suicides in the community, about … Read More