Military lands in Shamattawa First Nation to aid with COVID-19 outbreak – CBC

Canadian Armed Forces say the military is doing an assessment on how to proceed next

Dec 09, 2020

A Hercules military aircraft from the Canadian Armed Forces arrived in Shamattawa First Nation Wednesday afternoon to assist with the community’s COVID-19 outbreak.

Indigenous Services Canada said medics and additional rangers will conduct a full assessment over the next 48 hours to determine what additional resources are required to meet the community’s needs.

“As the emergency at Shamattawa First Nation evolves, we will continue to work closely with the nation and all partners,” the statement from the federal government reads.

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