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‘If you’re sick, stay home’ is a non-starter for many Canadians – CBC

More than a year into the pandemic, most Canadians still have no paid sick leave Apr 09, 2021 The debate around paid sick leave has grown louder and more urgent in the past several weeks as COVID-19 cases have continued to soar in many parts of the country along with concern that people are going to […]

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Here’s why Canadians have reason to be more optimistic about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout – CBC

Based on some key metrics, Canada’s worldwide vaccine ranking is on the rise, data suggests Apr 09, 2021 Comparing apples to oranges isn’t necessarily useful if you’re trying to learn more about apples. And that is exactly what some experts say is happening in recent discussions of Canada’s vaccine rollout performance on the world stage. […]

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Community Update #8: Preliminary Detection of a Variant of Concern Linked to COVID-19 Outbreak on NFN

April 8, 2021 – This notice is to advise the community of a recent development regarding the positive COVID-19 cases connected to the outbreak on NFN focused on the community of Duchesnay. Lab testing from Public Health has confirmed preliminary detection of a variant of concern (VOC) in these cases. The samples will be sent […]

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MKO: Important Guidelines for Travelling to Northern First Nations

MKO is sharing important information from Manitoba public health orders that pertain to travelling to Northern Manitoba. Effective March 19, 2021, public health officials strongly recommend that COVID-19 testing occur: Before travel to First Nations and Indigenous and Northern Relations communities; and Before someone returns to a community if a resident has been away for […]

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Updated COVID-19 information for Morley, as of April 8, 2021

4 new positive cases were reported today. There are 9 active cases being managed by Stoney Health Services, 3 of these active cases are variants. Please remember that there is a mass vaccination clinic this weekend at the Health Centre. All Stoney Nakoda nation members who are 18 years and older with high risk health […]

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The Daily Friday, April 9, 2021

Labour Force Survey, March 2021 Employment rose 303,000 (+1.6%) in March. Combined with an increase of 259,000 (+1.4%) in February, this brought employment to within 1.5% (-296,000) of its February 2020 level. The unemployment rate fell 0.7 percentage points to 7.5%, the lowest level since February 2020. Continue reading Investment in building construction, February 2021 […]

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SCO’s Health Care Heroes

April 8, 2021 It has been a very uncertain year for everyone as a new “normal” emerged and precious lives were lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The disproportionate impact on First Nations and their citizens remains a top issue. Throughout every difficult moment this year, First Nation frontline workers and leadership have stood up […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202129 Views

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MCK: Amendments to the Emergency Preparedness Law in force

(Kahnawake – 8, Onerahtókha/April 2021) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that a Mohawk Council Resolution (#1/2021-2022) to amend the Emergency Preparedness Law (“The Law”) was unanimously passed at the Tuesday, April 6th Council meeting. The amendment allows for the instating of a Recovery Period after a State of Emergency […]

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NFN: Updates on Operations During Stay-at-Home Order, COVID-19 Outbreak & Vaccine Rollout

Staff to continue working remotely until May 25th April 8, 2021 – With Ontario declaring a third  provincial emergency and announcing a provincewide stay-at-home order that came into effect at 12:01 a.m. today, the following changes are to align with the provincial measures that will be in effect for at least four weeks. These strict […]

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Vaccine Mistrust: A Legacy of Colonialism (Op Ed) – NCCIH

April 2021 Acknowledging and supporting Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination – the right to choose – is a critical step in addressing COVID-19 vaccine mistrust. See the opinion editorial published March 31, 2021 in The Globe & Mail, co-authored by Margo Greenwood, Academic Leader of the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health, and professor at […]

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