INDIGENOUS SERVICES CANADA AND

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
INFORMATION AND UPDATES

Investments, Commitments, & Announcements from Indigenous Services Canada and the Government of Canada and how they are taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help improve public health response for Indigenous communities and Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please find latest updates and announcements below.

COVID-19 Indigenous Awareness Resources

These awareness resources are created for Indigenous communities in Indigenous languages by the Public Health Agency of Canada, Indigenous Services Canada, and various Indigenous organizations. Share these awareness resources to learn how to prevent the spread of coronavirus and protect yourself and your community from the coronavirus outbreak.

 

Indigenous Services Canada - COVID-19: First Nations Community Guide on Accessing Additional Supports 

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is working closely with First Nation partners, the Public Health Agency of Canada, other departments such as Heath Canada, Public Safety as well as provincial and territorial counterparts to protect the health and safety of First Nations and support First Nations communities in responding to the public health crisis resulting from the novel COVID-19. If you want to know more about what ISC is doing to support planning, preparedness, and responses to COVID-19, you can access the following video or visit the website at the following Read More. 

March 15, 2020 - COVID-19: Indigenous Services Canada Update

March 13, 2020, Valerie Gideon (Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services Canada) and Dr. Tom Wong (Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada) provided an update on what Indigenous Services Canada is doing to support Indigenous peoples across Canada with respect to the COVID-19 response. If you want to know more about what ISC is doing to support planning, preparedness, and responses to COVID-19, you can access the following video by clicking Watch Video.

Prime Minister announces Support for Canadians during COVID-19

During the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Government of Canada is working hard to help Canadians, including our youth and seniors. Over the last week alone, we have announced major new supports for families, for workers, and for businesses. If you are interested in learning more about measures to support vulnerable Canadians cope with the health, social, and economic impacts of the COVID‑19 pandemic, click Read More.

Indigenous Community Support Fund: Urban and off-reserve Indigenous organizations and communities

Funding to help Indigenous organizations and communities providing services to Indigenous peoples in urban centres or off reserve prevent, prepare and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Latest Updates & Announcements from Indigenous Services Canada
and the Federal Government
 

To view full media database including news footage and archives of past Chiefs of Ontario articles, click Learn More.

Chiefs of Ontario

New information is released daily. Subscribe to be notified of latest COVID-19 updates and resources.

©2020 by Chiefs of Ontario.