“Wash hands frequently” and “Self-isolate” for COVID-19 are akin to “let them eat cake” in Manitoba First Nations with Overcrowded Homes lacking piped water.

Blog by-  Thompson, S., Bonnycastle, M., Hill, S. Emergency measures are deemed universally necessary to prevent the transmission and control of COVID-19. Around the world people are being told to: Wash your hands often, maintain physical distance, quarantine in your shelter, stay home from work and schools if possible, depend on digital communication technologies (WHO,…

Trudeau’s message is good for Homebuilders, who as postsecondary students eligible for $1,250/month from May through August

Trudeau’s message is good for Homebuilders, who as postsecondary students  eligible for $1,250/month from May through August    The federal government will roll out a significant financial relief package for students. The government estimates that the new, student-centered measures announced today amount to $9 billion in support. Students who’ve seen summer jobs dry up and who don’t…

Combating COVID-19 in Remote Reserves

COVID-19 Framework for Remote Reserves A draft Framework for remote reserves based on ‘the COVID-19 response framework for homelessness’ is being developed to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the on-reserve population (Link) with Norah Whiteway from Wasagamack Community Health and others. This response needs to be finalized, communicated and applied with a team of…