Military to support vaccination efforts in northern Ontario Indigenous communities – CTV News

TORONTO — The Canadian military is set to help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Indigenous communities in northern Ontario.

Federal Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says on Twitter the Canadian Armed Forces will support vaccine efforts in 32 communities of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

The move comes after a request from the province for assistance in getting vaccines to First Nation communities.

The Canadian military has already helped with vaccines in the community of Nain in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Ontario is reporting 2,417 new cases of COVID-19 today and 50 more deaths related to the virus.

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