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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Addictions prevention, mental health grants announced totalling $140,000 – The Telegram

The province has announced the recipients of 2016-17 community addictions prevention and mental health promotion grants. Approximately $140,000 will be provided to various community organizations. Thirty-six groups will receive funding…

Ontario restores ‘beautiful ceremony’ of birth by funding 6 Aboriginal midwifery programs – CBC

Minister of Health sees initiative as a sign of reconciliation Feb 10, 2017 The Ontario government is establishing six Aboriginal midwifery programs, with the goal of offering culturally appropriate child…

Manitoba chief loses cousin to suicide while in Ottawa to discuss crisis – CBC

Sheila North Wilson says she’s ‘numb’ after learning her cousin took his own life as she met with ministers A chief representing 30 Manitoba First Nations lost her own cousin…

Métis Family Wellbeing Program launched in Thorold – MNO

On Thursday February 2,2017, the staff at the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Thorold office had their official grand opening and launched the MNO Métis Family Wellbeing Program in their…

MKO Grand Chief calls on Ottawa to take action against suicide crisis on Manitoba First Nations – CBC

Sheila North Wilson to present in Ottawa days after losing her own cousin to suicide Feb 09, 2017 A group representing 30 Manitoba First Nations is calling on the federal…

RCMP officer speaks out about PTSD – Prince George Citizen

February 8, 2017 A shaken baby. The body of a sex trade worker. Two young people brutally murdered as part of a local drug war. It took the accumulation of…

On the Road to Recovery and Self-Sufficiency –

Within the homeless population of Toronto, the Aboriginal people are over represented and among the most visible members of our community. Too often they are victims of other-inflicted and self-inflicted…

Health Canada having trouble finding First Nations kids to help because of ‘broken’ system – CBC

Department has spent only a quarter of $127M budgeted this fiscal year for Jordan’s Principle cases Feb 09, 2017 Senior bureaucrats tasked with providing health care to Canada’s First Nations…

Partnership aims to honour Indigenous cultural traditions at Windsor hospitals – CBC

Traditional practices can include smudging and prayers Feb 08, 2017 A new partnership between the Windsor Regional Hospital and Indigenous groups in the area is aimed at helping people honour…

Manitoba health report seeks surgical consolidation, fewer family doctors – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 8, 2017  WINNIPEG _ A report on Manitoba’s health-care system recommends general surgery in Winnipeg be consolidated at three hospitals. The report _ commissioned in 2015 by the…

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