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First Nations leaders in northern Canada warn of COVID-19 time bomb

It’s just a matter of time, many in the North say, before COVID-19 begins making its presence felt in a bigger way in First Nations communities. Many of the communities are isolated; those living in them–for the most part–are not.» 

Environment, Indigenous, Society

Second First Nation declares water state of emergency

A second First Nation in less than a week has declared a state of emergency over the quality of its water. On Friday, the band council of the Eabametoong First Nation, located about 360 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ontario,» 

Health, Indigenous, International, Society

Suicide crisis grows at Ontario First Nation

A federal and provincial crisis team has flown to a northern Ontario First Nation that declared a state of emergency over the weekend after 11 residents attempted to kill themselves Saturday night. Officials at the Attawapiskat First Nation, a Cree»