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

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

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AFN Points to Water Priorities on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – Water Canada

August 8, 2017 To mark the tenth anniversary of the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) national Chief Perry…

Water containers often contaminated: Study – North Bay Nugget

August 8, 2017 Researchers studying higher rates of gastrointestinal illness in Inuit communities have a message for all Canadians: wash your water bottles and storage containers. “People don’t really think…

NS Nursing Home Deaths – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 4, 2017  HALIFAX – Two more Nova Scotia nursing home residents have died after being pushed by other residents. The cases _ previously undisclosed and…

B.C.’s First Nation families devastated by drug deaths – Times Colonist

Shirley Jones said she was devastated to learn that three young men in her family from the Tseshaht First Nation in Port Alberni died in recent weeks from suspected fentanyl…

BR Supervised Consumption – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 4, 2017  Victoria has received permission to open its first government-sanctioned supervised consumption site, where people will be able to inject illicit drugs in the…

Data reveal First Nations in B.C. three times more likely to fatally overdose – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 3, 2017 14:43 VANCOUVER _ Data released by provincial officials suggest First Nations people in British Columbia are three time more likely to die of illicit drug overdoses. It’s the first…

Kwantlen First Nation to Build Healing Lodge In Defiance of Kinder Morgan – The Runner

August 3, 2017 The Kwantlen Student Association is contributing $6,000 to the project Joseph Keller, Staff Writer With some financial support from the Kwantlen Student Association, the Kwantlen First Nation…

Ontario women get free access to abortion pill as of Aug. 10 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 3, 2017 TORONTO – Women in Ontario will be able to get an abortion pill for free with a prescription as of Aug. 10. Mifegymiso,…

Happy Valley-Goose Bay man completes bike ride across country – The Telegram

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY — It wasn’t planned, but it was poignant. Matthew Pike of Happy Valley-Goose Bay ended his cross-country bicycle ride in St. John’s Aug. 1 on what would…

National review needed following report on tubal ligations: researchers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2017 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Two researchers who documented unwanted tubal ligations and “inherent racism” experienced by Indigenous women navigating the health-care system…

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