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Rolling River First Nation distributes care packages to every household on reserve – CBC

Manitoba community organized and delivered food parcels as a ‘form of comfort’ during pandemic Apr 06, 2020 One First Nation in southern Manitoba has helped their members during the COVID-19 pandemic by distributing care packages to every household on the reserve. “As a leader, it definitely brings peace of mind,” said Samantha Wilson. Wilson is […]

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How to access free mental health and emotional support during the COVID-19 crisis – CBC

Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, addiction or abuse, confidential help is a call, text or click away Apr 02, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic changes everyday life in dramatic ways, it’s also shaking the foundation of our psychological and emotional well-being. “Our basic premise for mental health is feeling safe and secure,” explains psychiatrist Dr. Sabeena […]

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MFNPS Encourages Safety and Limited Travel – PortageOnline.com

03 April 2020 Manitoba First Nations Police wants to help spread the word for everyone to be safe during the pandemic measures that have been taken in the Portage area. “I know that Chief and Council has a strong concern with COVID-19 that’s currently going on,” says Insp. Dave Scott. “They’re wishing for people not […]

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Manitoba rejects request to shut down highway to the north to combat COVID-19 – APTN News

April 1, 2020 Some First Nations and advocacy groups in northern Manitoba are calling on the provincial government to shut down highways in the north for all non-essential travel. Misipawistik Cree Nation (MCN) and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), an advocacy group representing northern First Nations in the province, are requesting the province establish checkpoints on […]

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday – CBC

More than 100 COVID-19 related deaths in Canada; Spain tops 100,000 cases Apr 01, 2020 A new month means a fresh set of bills for Canadian families and businesses struggling with the health and financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, as officials warn that the emergency and public health measures will likely be in place […]

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Doctors to be assigned virtually to Manitoba First Nations during COVID-19 pandemic – CBC

Special team from the U of M’s Indigenous health unit to work remotely Apr 01, 2020 As more Manitoba First Nations continue to shut access to their communities, doctors are preparing to treat their on-reserve patients remotely. The response plan for about 20 remote Northern First Nations is being co-ordinated by Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute […]

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Travel into Lac Brochet now requires prior approval of chief and council – Thompson Citizen

March 31, 2020 Northlands Denesuline First Nation in Lac Brochet declared a state of emergency March 27 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state of emergency bans non-essential travel in and out of the community for First Nation members and people working in the community. The First Nation’s chief and council said entry into […]

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Manitoba Government Delays End of Birth Alerts Due to COVID-19 Pandemic – ChrisD.ca

March 27, 2020 WINNIPEG — Manitoba says it is delaying an end to a practice that allows hospitals to notify child-welfare agencies about new mothers who are deemed to be high risk. Families Minister Heather Stefanson says the province is intent on responding to the spread of COVID-19 and now is not the time to […]

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H1N1 hit northern Manitoba First Nations hard — some worry COVID-19 will do the same – CBC

Chief says half the people living in St. Theresa Point don’t have easy access to clean water Mar 27, 2020 Just over a decade ago, hundreds of people started to become ill with flu-like symptoms in Manitoba’s Island Lake region. It was 2009, and H1N1 influenza had begun to spread. It would take a devastating […]

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Survivor teaches students in Shoah documentary – Canadian Jewish News

On Wednesday, March 11, the Berney Theatre at the Asper Jewish Community Campus was packed for the premiere of Tikkun Olam: Isaac’s Legacy, Winnipeg filmmaker Yolanda Papini-Pollock’s third documentary dealing with mass murder and genocide. Papini-Pollock’s first such documentary – in partnership with Erol Meryl, premiered in 2016. Never Again: A Broken Promise profiles Holocaust […]

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