‘No amount of interpretative acrobatics or declaratory legislation can create federal government jurisdiction where none exists,’ argued Floyd Bertrand’s lawyer before appeal withdrawn
The COVID-19 Pandemic
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic.
APTN News is reporting from across the country on the viral outbreak, vaccine rollout and how it is impacting Indigenous communities.
In February, 2021 – APTN News looked at ‘COVID in the Community’, a 3-part perspective series giving insight into how COVID-19 has affected all of our lives. Click here.
COVID-19 Cases | Canada
Questions and Answers
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How to stop the spread
COVID-19 is now a high risk for Canadians from coast to coast to coast.
Elders and people with compromised immune systems are most at risk. Some people who contract the virus may notice nothing more than the symptoms of a cold or flu.
There are ways to protect yourself and others from contracting the virus.
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When Ms. Bourque finally arrived home in Edmonton from Atikameg (Whitefish Lake) First Nation, about…
Nunavut has begun vaccinating teenagers against the COVID-19 virus. The effort kicked off this week…
Territory hit with dozens of cases over last week and a half.
Couple that flew into remote Yukon community to skip line on covid vaccines plead guilty, fined $2K.
‘It’s important to kind of make this message clear that, you know address the hesitancy of First Nations, Indigenous people taking the vaccine.’
The Yukon’s acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Catherine Elliott, has declared a COVID-19…
Feds say Canadian Rangers on the way to the community on the James Bay coast.
Garden Hill First Nation in Manitoba decides students will repeat grade next year because of pandemic
The remote fly in community of Garden Hill First Nation in Manitoba, 475 km northeast…