Government of Canada Information

    COVID-19 and Vaccines Toolkit - UPDATED


  Information and communication resources for Indigenous communities and organizations

    New Resources in the COVID-19 Toolkit



    Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan



    COVID-19 and Vaccines Toolkit


  Information and communication resources for Indigenous communities and organizations

    Health Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine


  Canada reached a critical milestone in its fight against COVID-19 with the authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine.

    Week in Review: November 9-13, 2020



    Indigenous Community Support Fund: Needs-Based Funding


  An additional $305m was announced through the Indigenous Community Support Fund. Of this amount, approximately $160m is designated as need-based funding.

    Week in Review: October 26-November 2, 2020



    Week in Review: October 20-26



    Week in Review: October 12-15



    Week in Review: October 5-9


  All Government of Canada information October 5 to 9, 2020

    Government announces new, targeted support to help businesses through pandemic


  Government of Canada to introduce new, targeted supports to help hard-hit businesses and other organizations experiencing a drop in revenue.

    Week in Review: Sept 21-25, 2020


  All Government of Canada information September 21-25, 2020

    Week in Review: September 14-18


  All Government of Canada information September 14-18, 2020.

    Week in Review: September 8-11


  Government of Canada information September 8-11

    Week in Review: August 31-September 4



    Week in Review: August 17-21



    Week in Review: August 7-14



    COVID-19 Measures for Persons with Disabilities



    Update Regarding Funding Agreements



    Week in Review: August 4-7


  Government of Canada updates August 4-7

    Week in Review July 27-August 3


  Government of Canada updates July 27-August 3

    Week In Review July 20-24


  Government of Canada information July 20-24, 2020

    Week in Review: July 13-17, 2020


  Government of Canada update July 13-17, 2020

    Week in Review_July_8_10


  Government of Canada updates July 8 - 10, 2020

    Week in Review: June 22 - June 26, 2020


  Government of Canada information June 22 - June 26, 2020

    Guidance for Indigenous Communities located near resource sector operations


  Indigenous Services Canada has released guidance to provide Indigenous communities located near resource section operations with practical guidance to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 as operations resume or increase.

    Guidance on Re-Opening Northern, Remote, Isolated and Indigenous Communities


  The guidance provided in this document is intended to assist these communities and community leadership in their decision-making process to re-open given that the realities of these communities are different from those in the rest of Canada

    WEEK IN REVIEW: June 29 – July 3, 2020


  WEEK IN REVIEW: June 29 – July 3, 2020

    COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Benefits for Individuals


  A selection of products which provide more information on benefits provided by the Government of Canada.

    Reopening of Workplaces


  There are a variety of resources available for work places as they get ready to follow their provincial and territorial guidelines.

    Week in Review June 8 - 12


  Most recent Government of Canada Information from June 8 to 12.

    POST Promise Program


  overnment of Canada has partnered with the People Outside Safely Together (POST) Promise program, an initiative launched by Canadian private sector organizations to help businesses across the country reopen safely.

    Prime Minister announces additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous


  Additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples and communities was announced. The funding builds on the $305 million Indigenous Community Support Fund...

    Two Weeks in Review: May 16-28


  The latest Government of Canada updates from May 16 to May 28.

    COVID 19: Supports for Indigenous Peoples Federal/Provincial/Territorial


  This deck presents a scan of publicly available information on federal, provincial, and territorial supports for Indigenous peoples in response to the COVID 19 pandemic. Click the province or territory to see the information for that region.

    Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Consultation


  This consultation will help inform potential changes to the CEWS to help maximize employment and best meet the needs of businesses and workers during these challenging times.

    Benefits payments to continue until Fall 2020


  CRA has extended benefit payments until the end of September for those who are unable to file their 2019 tax return on time.

    Two Weeks in Review: Latest Government of Canada Information


  A round up of Government of Canada announcements and information from April 27 to May 8, 2020.

    Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for small businesses


  The Government of Canada announced the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses, which will lower rent by 75 per cent for small businesses that have been most affected by COVID-19.

    Support for First Nations and Inuit Children during COVID-19


  Details on Jordan's Principle for First Nations children, and the Inuit Child First Initiative during COVID-19.

    Stop the spread of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities


  Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities by taking steps such physical distancing and washing your hands.

    Rapid Testing kits


  The Public Health Agency of Canada has procured enough test kits to perform over 3.5 million tests. This procurement is done in collaboration with provincial and territorial governments and includes prioritizing the needs of Indigenous communities.

    Confirmation of Cases and Contact Tracing


  What happens when Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is made aware of a confirmed case of COVID-19? What is contact tracing and how long does contact tracing take?

    Self-Screening Tool for COVID-19 for First Nation Visitors or Members Returning to Communities


  Using methods such as self-screening in First Nations communities is one way to prevent the introduction of the virus into communities and to decrease the burden of illness resulting from the pandemic.

    Guidance for Long-Term Care homes and Nursing Homes in Indigenous Communities


  General guidance Screening Self-monitoring and self-isolation Personal protective equipment (PPE) Visitors

    OHRC: Government's Human Rights Obligations During COVID-19 Pandemic


  (Ontario Only) The Ontario Human Rights Commission released a policy statement to guide all levels of government to adopt a human rights-based approach to managing responses to COVID-19.

    Accessing Financial Benefits and Supports


  How to access the new set of economic measures that have been announced.

    Caring for Someone Who May Have COVID-19


  How to care someone in your household who has COVID-19

    COVID19 Self Assessment Tool


  Think you may have COVID-19? Use Canada's online Self-Assessment Tool and App to determine whether you need further assessment or testing.