Canada giving another $650M in COVID-19 aid to Indigenous communities

Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government will spend another $650 million to help Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s in addition to $305 million … 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

Coronavirus: Indigenous minister says cases still low on reserves, but danger high

The federal minister of Indigenous services says that even though the number of COVID-19 cases on reserves remains low, no one should be complacent. Marc Miller told reporters during a … Read More