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COVID-19: The Long Point First Nation Council Declares a State of Emergency on its Territory and Appeals to the Governments of Quebec and Canada

WINNEWAY, QC, March 30, 2020 – Faced with the threat posed by the spread of COVID-19, the Long Point First Nation Council declares a local state of emergency on its territory and calls for immediate government intervention to protect the lives, health and integrity of its members residing in Winneway. Long Point First Nation Chief […]

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Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government: A Message to Our Community Members

March 27, 2020 We are living through a rapidly evolving and extraordinary time where the situation is changing rapidly. Our staff is working around the clock to keep you informed of all the latest information from our government, and we thank you for your ongoing patience as we navigate this new reality together. A big […]

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Nunavik in Northern Quebec reports first case of Covid-19 – APTN News

March 28, 2020 The community of Salluit, located in the Inuit territory of Nunavik in sub-arctic Quebec, has its first confirmed case of Covid-19, according to the Kativik Regional Government (KRG). The release, sent out Saturday evening, said poice in the community are enforcing a curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. in an effort […]

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Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government: Community Notice

March 26, 2020 We want to thank you all for your ongoing patience as our government works to clarify the miscommunication at the checkpoint established at the Van Horne Bridge. Chief Darcy Gray has been in communication with the Government of New Brunswick, and we have confirmation from all levels that Listugujewaq can continue to […]

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‘Stay calm and move forward’: Indigenous doctors on strength, resilience in the face of pandemics – APTN News

March 26, 2020 Indigenous peoples have been through pandemics before – and so has Dr. Darlene Kitty. Kitty was on the front line in 2009 when the H1N1 pandemic hit her home community of Chisasibi in northern Quebec, hospitalizing people at a rate 33 times higher than in the rest of the province. “In H1N1 […]

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Cree patient in Montreal tests positive for COVID-19 – CBC

Further measures put in place at Hotel Espresso patient lodging in Montreal Mar 25, 2020 One Cree patient being treated at a Montreal hospital has tested positive for COVID-19 and was in self-isolation at a Cree health board facility in the city. The patient started showing symptoms on March 23 and was immediately tested, according […]

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Update from the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government

The Listuguj Chief and Council, in collaboration with senior management, has approved the extended closure of the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government based on the recommendation of the Emergency Response Team. LMG offices will remain closed until Wednesday, April 15, 2020. This decision will be re-assessed before the official return date and communicated to our community members, […]

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QNW: COVID-19 – Maintaining services and preventive measures

Kahnawake, March 23th, 2020 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) would like to inform you about the maintaining of its services and the various measures that have been put in place to respond to public health directives. In order to protect the health of our staff as well as that of our members and partners, we […]

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Makivik Announces Passenger Screening to Nunavik at Trudeau International Airport and bans Intercommunity visits

March 22, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation has taken measures to implement a three-question screening process at Trudeau International Airport in Dorval for passengers travelling to the Nunavik region on Air Inuit or Canadian North, both airlines owned by Makivik Corporation. Makivik President Charlie Watt said, “We have developed this procedure in collaboration […]

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Parks Canada calls on visitors to stay home and implements additional measures, suspending visitor vehicle access to Parks Canada places across the country until further notice

From: Parks Canada March 24, 2020 Gatineau, Quebec Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians, visitors, and employees. Despite the suspension of visitor services and closure of facilities on March 19, 2020, high visitation levels have occurred in a number of parks leading to public safety and […]

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