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The mayor in Fort Liard, N.W.T., and the band manager of the community's First Nation both say that the other side is failing to communicate in the middle of a pandemic.

Fort Liard hamlet and First Nation at odds over COVID-19 communication

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canadian Armed Forces will assist in northern Quebec to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in isolated communities.

Rangers activated in Nunavik to prevent COVID-19 spread, Trudeau says

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Mary Joy Elijah
"We all have someone in our circle who is vulnerable if they get this virus. Ours is Samuel," tweeted Louie-Rene Kanatewat.

'Very worried' Indigenous dads make public plea for COVID compliance

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Bruce Clark
Tina Spence
An Akwesasne woman was charged for allegedly smuggling three foreign nationals into the U.S., triggering concerns that the persistent trickle of illegal border crossers in the area is putting the Mohawk community at risk.

Illegal border crossers still trying to enter U.S. from Canada, causing worry in Akwesasne over COVID-19

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Jstn CrazyHawk
Joy St. John
Candace Spencer
Dennis Rusnak
As COVID-19 cases rise on reserves, First Nations leaders are calling for "outside of the box" thinking to deal with the pandemic.

COVID-19 cases in First Nations spur leaders to call for field hospitals

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Audrey Courtoreille
Denise Beaumier
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Rob McAuley
"We believe abiding by the [human rights tribunal] ruling would not be as expensive as what government has come up with in terms of estimates," Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux told CBC News.

Ottawa overestimated cost of compensating First Nations children under tribunal order: budget officer

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Tracey Horton Davis
Corena Pinay
Ed Granger
Brett Blackwood
Registered beneficiary elders will each receive a cash supplement of $500 a month for the three months, intended to help assist them in purchasing healthy foods, according to a news release.

Kitikmeot Inuit Association announces COVID-19 programs for beneficiaries

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Joe Aguilar
Julia Knifemetewawasis
Denis Spencer
Jackson Osborne
Non-resident entry through the Walpole Island First Nation bridge is only permitted for those looking to access essential services and businesses.

Walpole Island First Nation restricts access to non-residents due to COVID-19

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Denise Beaumier
Jaxson Shawn
Pea Zamm
Some non-violent offenders in British Columbia prisons may soon get an early release, as the province grapples with the COVID-19 crisis.

B.C. Corrections considers early release for some offenders in wake of COVID crisis

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Cheryl Long
Melody Jamnicky
Ryan Acoby-Seenie
Owen Lucier
Concerns about the coronavirus cancelled traditional competitions, but that isn't going to stop dancers from sharing their culture.

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Online jigging competitions mixing traditional dance with modern tech

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