Indigenous Services – Calls for Proposals and Community Funding

You will find below the links to the calls for proposals for the $15M under the Indigenous Community Support Fund. The call opened this morning and will close next Monday.  Questions and applications should be sent to the new generic inbox:


Calls for proposals


Indigenous Community Support Fund page

Distributing Learning Materials

The Ministry of Education is aware that not all students have access to technology to continue their education during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to support teachers and support staff who may be delivering learning materials, the Ministry of Education, in consultation and guidance from the Saskatchewan Health Authority, has provided guidance that should be followed when supporting students outside the online and school setting.

Click here to download the report

Feds launch ‘Canada COVID-19’ app to educate on coronavirus

OTTAWA — The federal government has launched a new app that aims to provide Canadians with the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 pandemic.

The free app, known as Canada COVID-19, provides a brief rundown of what the virus is, how it spreads, prevention mechanisms, and reminds users what the primary symptoms are and how to get help when needed. The app was available on both Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store as of Wednesday.

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COVID-19: First Nations Community Guide on Accessing Additional Supports

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is working closely with First Nation partners, the Public Health Agency of Canada, other departments such as Heath Canada, Public Safety as well as provincial and territorial counterparts to protect the health and safety of First Nations and support First Nations communities in responding to the public health crisis resulting from the novel COVID-19.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update

A federal hub tracking the latest on the COVID-19 outbreak

Addressing urgent needs in Indigenous communities related to COVID-19

The health, safety and well-being of all people in Canada, including First Nations, Inuit and Métis, is and will remain a top priority for all. Canada recognizes that First Nation, Inuit and Métis are among the most vulnerable, and that during this crisis, in particular, those in remote and fly-in only parts of the country are uniquely vulnerable. Communities are incredibly resilient and full of solutions and innovative ideas. This is why we must support distinctions-based measures to improve public health response for Indigenous communities and provide them with the flexibility they need to address the specific needs identified by communities and their members.

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Public service announcements about COVID-19

This radio public service announcement about COVID-19 is available in various Indigenous languages.