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Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 26, 2021

Nearly 600 members of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation receive vaccinations February 25, 2021 The Mnjikaning Arena Sports Ki on the Chippewas of Rama First Nation has been a centre of hope this week. Over three days, 594 people, including community members, their spouses, and staff, rolled up their sleeves at the arena for

2021-02-26T11:54:46-05:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 25, 2021

COVID-19 cases declining in Indigenous communities: minister February 24, 2021 COVID-19 infections continue to decline in Indigenous communities across Canada even as the federal government is bracing for outbreaks of more contageous variants of concern, Indigenous Services Marc Miller said Wednesday. https://www.rcinet.ca/en/2021/02/24/covid-19-cases-declining-in-indigenous-communities-minister/ Ontario records more than 1,100 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths February

2021-02-25T11:22:02-05:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 24, 2021

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know this week February 24, 2021 The number of cases of COVID-19 in First Nations communities reached a grim new milestone over the weekend, surpassing 20,000 cases since the pandemic arrived in Canada over a year ago. https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/indigenous-covid-19-update-1.5924392 Indigenous Services Canada news conference on COVID-19 February 24,

2021-02-24T11:32:34-05:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 23, 2021

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 Ask For Citizens’ Assistance in Curbing Misinformation about COVID-19 February 22, 2021 Over the past week the rise in cases of COVID-19 in Kenora and the surrounding area has led to a great deal of misinformation being spread. Grand Council Treaty #3 is asking everyone to be

2021-02-23T13:05:36-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 22, 2021

Over 8,000 Indigenous people now vaccinated against COVID-19 in Northern Ontario February 20, 2021 More than 8,000 Indigenous people in First Nations communities in Northern Ontario have been vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the provincial health ministry. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/operation-remote-immunity-vaccination-update-ontario-indigenous-communities-1.5921847 Many Indigenous communities seeing success during vaccine rollout despite unique challenges February 19, 2021 If

2021-02-22T11:30:17-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 19, 2021

Operation Remote Immunity continues in Ontario’s Far North February 18, 2021 “Residents of fly-in First Nations communities are at disproportionate risk during the pandemic,” said Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs in a media release. “Operation Remote Immunity is a critical part of Ontario’s phased vaccination rollout plan to protect the most vulnerable populations in

2021-02-19T11:21:35-05:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 18, 2021

Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities February 17, 2021 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is closely monitoring the number of COVID-19 cases reported in First Nations communities across the country. Overall, case numbers continue to decline, with 1,383 active cases reported as of February 16, 2021. First Nation communities in the Atlantic

2021-02-18T12:34:01-05:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 17, 2021

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: active cases in First Nations continue downward trend February 17, 2021 Active cases of COVID-19 in First Nations communities are continuing on a downward trend, though new infections persist. Indigenous Services data shows, as of Feb. 15, more than 400 new infections compared to the week before. The highest number of

2021-02-17T12:17:25-05:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 16, 2021

Seniors over 80, Indigenous adults among next group to receive COVID-19 vaccines February 14, 2021 Ahead of the expected increase in COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Ontario in the next few weeks, the province has identified the priority groups for Phase One of their vaccine roll out plan. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-government-vaccine-rollout-next-priority-1.5914068 Northern Ontario First Nations mass

2021-02-16T11:15:40-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario – Media Clips – February 12, 2021

Ontario government reports 1,076 new coronavirus cases, 18 new deaths February 12, 2021 The Ontario government is reporting 1,076 new coronavirus cases on Friday, but issues with data in Toronto means there is an underreporting of cases. It was also reported that 18 people died since Thursday morning, bringing the total number of people dead

2021-02-16T11:13:06-05:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|
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