CHIEFS OF ONTARIO
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This website provides information on emergency planning and preparedness, as well as on the unique programs and services that are available to First Nations in Ontario during COVID-19. Please see below for categories.
COVID-19 Indigenous Awareness Resources
Share these awareness resources to learn how to prevent the spread of coronavirus and protect yourself and your community from the coronavirus outbreak.
Indigenous Community Support Fund
Needs-based funding to help Indigenous communities and organizations prevent, prepare and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). For needs-based COVID-19 support funding, applicants are asked to submit their applications by November 30, as funding must be disbursed by Indigenous Services Canada by December 31, 2020. The department has put in place a streamlined review process so that applications are reviewed quickly and efficiently.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Suppliers Within Ontario
Review a list of companies that sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to keep your employees and customers safe from COVID-19.
Employment and Economic Development
If you become unemployed or are experiencing financial strain due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for benefits. Click here to view the latest updates in employment and economic development.
Latest Updates & Announcements
As the coronavirus situation continues to rapidly evolve across the globe, as do the guidelines coming from public health agencies and directives. it’s important to remember: in a pandemic, things are always changing and evolving.
The Chiefs of Ontario continues to monitor and pass along the most up-to-date info, sometimes it means updating and adjusting to the current recommendations. Stay up-to-date by subscribing to our mailing list below.