Agreements-in-Principle Reached on Compensation and Reform of First Nations Child and Family Services

The Government of Canada has announced that it has reached Agreements-in-Principle after conversations with the Assembly of First Nations, the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, the Chiefs of Ontario, the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and counsel for related class actions. These agreements are related to reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services […]

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Government of Canada Enhancing Support For Indigenous Communities

The Canadian Government is taking further steps towards reconciliation. The federal government  announced Tuesday that it is taking action in order to ensure enhanced support for Indigenous communities across Canada. This is widely considered to be a direct response to the intergenerational trauma of the residential school system that was in place from 1828 to […]

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Indigenous folks living in cities can now book second COVID-19 vaccine 3-4 weeks after first dose

The province announced on Monday that urban Indigenous people can now book their second COVID-19 vaccine dose at the manufacturer-recommended 3-4 week period after receiving their first dose. This only applied to Indigenous people on reserve in a previous provincial vaccine rollout update. Now, First Nation, Métis and Inuit can book both doses within a […]

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