Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
20 334 120 5,844 6,092
AB
7 808 146 13,939 14,251
SK
6 414 107 13,489 13,668
MB
15 620 112 10,972 11,258
ON
29 157 46 3,542 3,761
QC
0 23 10 1,085 1,161
Atlantic
7 4 2 244 304
North60
0 134 29 4,151 4,256
 

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NAN symposium focuses on traditional foods, food preparation – CBC

70 delegates from NAN communities attending three-day event Aug 23, 2017 Traditional foods and food preparation are on the table this week, as about 70 delegates from Nishnawbe Aski Nation…

Philpott urges doctors to help improve health of most vulnerable patient groups – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 21, 2017  QUEBEC _ Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada’s doctors have a major role to play in improving the health of the country’s most vulnerable populations,…

Major health study ‘by Inuit, for Inuit’ set to get underway in Nunavik – CBC

Medical exams for 2,000 randomly-selected people follows up on 2004 study August 21, 2017 A major health study for Inuit in Nunavik is about to get underway, nearly 15 years…

United Way of Northern B.C. awards grants for crisis hotlines – Quesnel Cariboo Observer

United Way of Northern B.C. awards $18,000 and a $7,500 grant to the Crisis Prevention, Intervention and Information Centre of Northern B.C. for two of its programs. Aug 18th, 2017…

Camp aims to recruit Indigenous youth to jobs in health care – CBC

It’s the second time the week-long session was offered Aug 17, 2017 Indigenous youth from all over the province are in Corner Brook to learn about careers in the medical…

Thunder Bay wants water safety help from province after 7 youth found dead – Sudbury.com

Issue raised by delegation from Northern Ontario city at Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference THUNDER BAY – City leadership is calling on the province to help improve safety around…

CMAJ article links hunger in residential schools to Type 2 diabetes, obesity – CBC

‘We need to start looking at hunger in residential schools as a real predictor of long-term health problems’ Aug 13, 2017 Widespread, prolonged hunger that existed in residential schools is…

Homelessness one of lasting impacts of Indian residential schools – CBC

First Nations photographer Ken Armstrong tells the story through photos Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/homelessness-one-of-lasting-impacts-of-indian-residential-schools-1.2588653…

New study suggests link between foster care system and youth homelessness – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 9, 2017  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A first-of-its-kind study in Canada is drawing a link between youth homelessness levels and a foster care system…

We need to protect drinking water, not just treat it – The Brooks Bulletin

Our drinking water comes from a kitchen tap — that’s the belief of most Canadians. And why would we think otherwise? We pay our water bills, as we do our…

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