Investments, Commitments, & Announcements from Indigenous Services Canada and the Government of Canada.

Please find the latest updates and announcements below.

Indigenous Community Support Fund: needs-based funding application

On August 12, 2020, the Government of Canada announced additional needs-based funding through the Indigenous Community Support Fund. The funding is available, through an application process. 


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. 

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).

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.

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.