Indigenous youth in Alberta hit hard by pandemic measures – Windspeaker

December 20th, 2021

“Many children, particularly those in rural and northern communities were facing additional problems related to housing issues, food insecurity, a lack of access to technology to help with online learning, and caregivers who were stretched beyond their limits.” — Dr. Kelly Schwartz, University of Calgary
By Shari Narine
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

After six months of gathering facts and personal anecdotes, a committee struck by the Alberta government has drawn the conclusion that Indigenous children are among the vulnerable youth hardest hit by measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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