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Sault Ste. Marie
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Six Nations leaders say closing reserve led to no active cases of COVID-19

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After three of its residents tested positive for COVID-19 in late March, the Six Nations of the Grand River took the unprecedented step of...

Dark stain: Minister says Indigenous ceremonies to continue despite COVID-19

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OTTAWA — Canada's Indigenous services minister says banning sacred ceremonies is a "dark stain" on the country's history and they will be allowed to...

Indigenous group files legal challenge over ‘inadequate’ COVID-19 funding

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OTTAWA — An national Indigenous organization that represents First Nations, Inuit and Metis living off-reserve and in urban centres is taking the federal government to...

First Nation, Metis, Inuit leaders concerned about Indigenous COVID-19 outbreaks

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OTTAWA — First Nations, Inuit and Metis leaders are raising concern about a growing number of outbreaks of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities and say it's getting...

COVID-19 outbreaks in 23 First Nations prompting concerns

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OTTAWA — Federal officials say the next two weeks will be crucial in trying to determine the scope and severity of the spread of...

COVID-19 threat to First Nations, Inuit communities grows as it eases elsewhere

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OTTAWA — The federal government will be under pressure today to explain what it's doing to prevent COVID-19 from spreading like wildfire through First Nations...
Mississauga First Nation

Mississauga First Nation Police Service Weekend Report

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MISSISSAUGA FIRST NATION POLICE LAY FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CHARGE (MISSISSAUGA FIRST NATION, ON) - On Saturday April 25, 2020, a member from the Mississauga...
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A message from the Indian Friendship Centre

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Mino Giizhep, This is a reach out to all Urban Indigenous community members living in the general area of Sault Ste. Marie. This message is in...

Trudeau announces extension of border restrictions and support for Indigenous Businesses

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed today that Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the restrictions that have closed the shared border...

Prime Minister announces support for Indigenous businesses

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Indigenous businesses provide jobs, goods, and services to communities, and are an important part of the Canadian economy. Right now, they are facing challenges...