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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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Front line workers on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside sound the alarm over COVID-19 – APTN News

March 31, 2020 The people who work the front lines on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside are sound the alarm over how the novel corona virus is being managed on the streets. Some say there’s a potential catastrophe brewing for people with addictions and the ongoing spread of COVID-19. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/03/31/front-line-workers-on-vancouvers-downtown-eastside-sound-the-alarm-over-covid-19/

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COVID-19 – Smoking and Vaping: What’s the Risk? – FNHA

Mar 31, 2020 Frequently Asked Questions: Do people who smoke have a higher chance of developing severe complications if they become infected with COVID-19? ⦁ Yes. People who smoke, especially those who have respiratory, cardiovascular or other conditions caused by smoking, seem to be at higher risk of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19 infection, requiring […]

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Local First Nations pro-active in dealing with COVID-19 – Westerly News

“We are in it for the long haul.” Apr. 1, 2020 As of March 31, the Island Health region had 67 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the total number of cases in B.C. has climbed to 1,013. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has not singled out any cases in Indigenous communities in her daily […]

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Tŝilhqot’in close steelhead fishery, call for change – Prince George Citizen

March 31, 2020 The Tŝilhqot’in National Government has closed its fishery for the endangered Chilcotin River steelhead trout. The Williams Lake-area First Nation issued a statement saying monitoring efforts found only 58 adult steelhead trout returned to the river in 2018 and 77 in 2019. The steelhead trout population in the river has declined 81 […]

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First Peoples Law Reading List – First Peoples Law

During this time of social distancing, I thought it would be helpful to share an updated First Peoples Law reading list for anyone looking to learn more about Aboriginal law and Indigenous rights in Canada. It is a work in progress, not a comprehensive list. I would welcome any feedback or additional reading recommendations. The […]

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Endangered orcas could be threatened by proposed B.C. container terminal, review panel says – CTV News

March 31, 2020 VANCOUVER — A federally appointed panel has found the development of a new shipping container terminal south of Vancouver would result in “significant adverse” effects on endangered southern resident killer whales. In its 627-page report, released Monday, the environmental assessment panel points to the negative impacts of marine shipping associated with the […]

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As effect of pandemic grows, so does community need: Salt Spring organization – Times Colonist

March 30, 2020 Many people think of Salt Spring Island as idyllic. But it’s not immune to the ravages of the COVID-19 virus, which has left many businesses closing their doors. Many people are seasonally employed and low income, and lots are homeless, Rob Grant, executive director of Salt Spring Island Community Services, said Monday. […]

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Metlakatla First Nation Releases Cumulative Effects Guide – CFN

March 27, 2020 – CFN A new outreach booklet by the Metlakatla Nation offers a step-by-step guide for First Nations that want to measure the full impact of development on their communities through Cumulative Effects Management (CEM). Metlakatla Cumulative Effects Management: Methods, Results and Future Direction of a First Nation-led CEM Program was launched at […]

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Northern B.C. First Nations impose lockdown to prevent spread of COVID-19 – APTN News

March 30, 2020 Dozens of First Nations in northern British Columbia have imposed a lockdown system as a preventative measure to stop the chance of the COVID-19 virus from getting into their communities or declared a state of emergency. The Heiltsuk Nation has stopped access to non-community members and others are allowed out for essential […]

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