Take the time to get updated on SCO’s response to government, COVID and incarceration, 16 days of activism, get to know SCO’s system navigators, and finally our harvesting rights! Also take the time to check out our racism in health care survey.
It covers updates on COVID-19 and relevant government funding, our NEW COVID-19 Pathfinders who are here to help southern First Nation people, our First Nations Health Services and Child and Family Services Navigators, our Veterans Wall of Honour, and our 16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence campaign.
Read about COVID-19 updates, including a new community testing site in Peguis First Nation, Grand Chief Jerry Daniels’ recent media interviews urging the province to step up their efforts to keep First Nation citizens and all Manitobans safe from COVID-19, SCO’s social media campaign for Indigenous Veterans Day and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, our current job openings, and much more!
From our rally in support of Mi’kmaq fishers, to our new scholarship fund with Vickar Automotive Group, , the week of October 19 – 25 was full of important events and news!
Also included is information on the COVID-19 alert app, our newly hired Director of Health Transformation and the announcement of a Chief Peguis Statue at the Manitoba legislature. We fully support the Peguis Selkirk 200 Committee and all of the committee members including our own Grand Chief Jerry Daniels, and the others working tirelessly to make this project a reality – we certainly look forward to the unveiling of the finished piece!