During this pandemic, the health and well-being of Indigenous communities is our primary focus. We recognize the public health risks of holding an election during a pandemic and are working to ensure there are no gaps in governance.
The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and Chief Rudy Turtle of the Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) signed a framework agreement to provide federal support to the community to support the mercury care home.
he Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) came to an agreement today to support Indigenous families who are choosing to be on the land as part of the territory's response to COVID-19.
Please be advised that Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minster for Indigenous Services Canada, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, will lead a Technical Briefing on prevention and preparedness for COVID-19 in First Nations communities.
The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Rob Fleming, British Columbia Minister of Education and Mr. Tyrone McNeil, President of the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC), announced their commitment to ensuring First Nations students throughout the province have the support needed to get to school and participate in their school community.