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Squamish Nation: COVID-19 Community Update

Current numbers Last night, we received notification of two new cases of COVID-19; one tested positive, and the other is epi-linked, meaning that they developed symptoms and had close contact with the test positive case. This brings our total number of cases to 40. We have unfortunately not received any further information about clearances. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202012 Views

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Nearly 70% of young Canadians say their mental health has been negatively impacted by COVID-19

Sun Life commits $10,000 to Foundry Kelowna’s Mobile Health & Wellness Unit, providing mental health and health care services to young people KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 17, 2020  – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the mental and financial health of Canadians, a Sun Life survey indicates that 68 per cent of young Canadians (age […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20208 Views

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TFN Chief Ken Baird Confirmed COVID-19 Case Message

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) Chief Ken Baird speaks about confirmed COVID-19 Case within the community. “Good afternoon everyone, Before I begin, I’d like to thank the Creator for another beautiful day on Mother Earth, and for the strength within our community during this time. Tsawwassen First Nation is reporting one confirmed case of COVID-19 on […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202032 Views

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FNHA: Information on Wildfire Smoke and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Air quality has deteriorated throughout BC recently as a result of wildfires in Washington, Oregon and California. The air quality health index (http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/bcairquality/data/aqhi-table.html) is currently “high” or “very high” risk for much of BC, with the worst air quality closest to the U.S. border. Reducing your exposure to wildfire smoke is the best way to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202016 Views

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B.C. First Nations calling for more transparency in reporting COVID-19 cases – CHEK

September 15th, 2020 First Nations leaders in B.C. say they’re doing all they can do to protect their people from the COVID-19 virus, but with cases on the rise and a possible second wave coming this fall, 21 First Nations are now calling on the province to share more specific information on where confirmed and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202013 Views

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Transforming primary care in B.C.

VANCOUVER – People in British Columbia will soon have more options to get quality team-based health care closer to home. Approximately 660 new full-time equivalent health professionals will be part of 22 primary care networks coming soon throughout the province. “As part of our primary care strategy, we’re putting networks of health professionals at the centre […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20209 Views

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Statement from Commissioner McEvoy concerning section 25 complaint received from several First Nations

VICTORIA—Information and Privacy Commissioner Michael McEvoy has issued the following statement in response to a section 25 complaint from several First Nations under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). “Today I received an application from Heiltsuk Tribal Council, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, and Tsilhqot’in National Government (the Nations) to consider its complaint […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202013 Views

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State of emergency extended to continue B.C.’s COVID-19 response

Sept. 15, 2020 VICTORIA – The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act to support the Province’s COVID-19 pandemic response. “Government and public health officials are doing what we can to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202011 Views

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Tla’amin Nation: Shelter In Place Extended

We will be staying still, a little while longer Tla’amin Nation Hegus, Legislators, and Emergency Operations Centre staff raise our hands to you for your patience, cooperation, and vigilant actions to keep our community safe. It has been an emotional week as we all work together to support the full and complete recovery of our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202012 Views

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TNG: September 14, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

September 14, 2020 Our continued response COVID-19 TNG remains committed to keeping our employees and the communities we serve safe. Therefore, we are sharing the following information. Confirmed Cases As the virus continues to spread throughout BC and Canada, we are calling on everyone to do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 20208 Views

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