Can Indigenous governments, organizations access federal COVID-19 relief funding? – CBC

Apr 09, 2020

Indigenous governments and organizations are major employers in the Northwest Territories, but whether they’ll have access to new federal relief programs meant to help employers and workers affected by COVID-19 is unclear.

Judith Rae is a lawyer at the law firm OKT. She specializes in Indigenous governance and has spent time in the N.W.T.

Rae joined Loren McGinnis on CBC’s The Trailbreaker Wednesday morning to talk about financial support that may or may not be available to Indigenous governments and organizations.

The interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

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