In an op-ed, CFN President Marilyn Slett writes that COVID-19 has highlighted the many obstacles to economic growth facing remote coastal communities.
Residents of coastal communities have a clear message for those looking to travel to their area: “Sorry, we are closed. Stay home.”
As coastal First Nations emergency teams race to put in place self-isolation measures, the ‘Namgis Nation is the first Indigenous community in BC to have tragically lost a member to the COVID-19 virus.
The Council of the Haida Nation has released a new COVID-19 Guide and FAQ to help answer any questions related to Haida Gwaii’s State of Emergency.
Border and restaurant closures, collapsing market demand, and an uncertain future have left coastal First Nations businesses hard hit by the economic fall-out of COVID-19.
Coastal First Nations chiefs and BC mayors are calling on Canada and British Columbia to support urgent travel restrictions to protect their communities from the COVID-19 virus.
To assist our member communities and citizens, CFN has created summaries of support resources available for individuals and one for businesses.
In the face of COVID-19, CFN President Marilyn Slett says it’s important we remain calm, show solidarity and stand by each other through these challenging times.
Award-winning Oji-Cree-Poly physician, Dr. Alika Lafontaine, shares advice he gave to his family on how to respond to COVID-19.