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

Please find the latest updates and announcements below.

Indigenous Services Canada and Federal Governments Updates: News

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

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) works with Indigenous communities in the provinces to support the public health response to COVID-19 with funding totalling $1.4 billion since the start of the pandemic, including $478.1 million in additional support announced in Budget 2021. This funding supports community-led responses to the pandemic, including providing targeted increases in primary health care resources for First Nations communities.

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

This fund helps Indigenous communities and organizations prevent, prepare and respond to COVID-19. 

The request process for needs-based support recently reopened and Indigenous communities and organizations can request funding now. For formula-based funding allocated directly to First Nation, Inuit and Métis Nation communities, there is no deadline or request process. The funding is flowing through existing agreements.

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

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