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Indigenous communities to receive 1.2B to help fight against COVID-19 pandemic – SaultOnline.com

January 13, 2021

In an announcement made today from Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, $1.2 billion will be provided as new funding to help Indigenous communities keep continue to the fight against pandemic.

This includes, $380 million to help elders, address food insecurity and support initiatives to help limit the spread.

Of this, $630 million for Indigenous communities will be able to hire additional staff, buy personal protective equipment and adapt existing facilities to deal with the pandemic.

Read More: https://saultonline.com/2021/01/indigenous-communities-to-receive-1-2b-to-help-fight-against-covid-19-pandemic/

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