COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: Over 5,000 active cases in First Nations

As the number of active COVID-19 cases in First Nations across the country continues to rise, Indigenous Services Canada is investing $1.2 billion in additional support to address ongoing public health responses in... Read more »

Elders at Indigenous retirement home in Toronto receive COVID-19 vaccine

Earlier this week, residents and community members of Wigwamen Terrace, an Indigenous retirement home in Toronto, received COVID-19 vaccinations.  “It was an amazing day; to us it was like history in the... Read more »

COVID-19 vaccines arrive in remote First Nations as leaders work to combat hesitancy

First Nations have begun to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccines as provincial immunization programs get underway, with Indigenous leaders encouraging people to roll up their sleeves. Six of 14 Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations on Vancouver... Read more »

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: 3,290 active cases on-reserve

Over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on First Nations reserves over the last week, according to the latest data from Indigenous Services Canada. As of Jan. 4, the federal department... Read more »

First Nations man starts weight loss journey to keep up with his sons

After the birth of this third son, Dallas Pelly was worried about being able to physically keep up with his boys. He decided to make a lifestyle change and committed to eating a... Read more »

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: 2,477 active cases on-reserve

Over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on First Nations reserves over the last week, according to the latest data from Indigenous Services Canada. The federal department reported 2,477 active cases, with... Read more »

Investigation finds widespread racism and discrimination against Indigenous peoples in B.C. health-care system

Racism, stereotyping and discrimination against Indigenous peoples in the B.C. health-care system are widespread and can be deadly, according to the findings of an independent investigative report.  The investigation was led by... Read more »

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: what you need to know

There are currently 1,338 active cases of COVID-19 cases on First Nations reserves across Canada, according to the latest data from Indigenous Services Canada. The federal department reported 657 new cases in... Read more »

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: new and active cases increase

In the last week, 214 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on First Nations reserves, according to data from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). The majority of new cases occurred in Alberta, Saskatchewan,... Read more »