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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.