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First Nations to receive $305 million COVID-19 fund


Last updated 4/7/2020 at 1:02pm

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Indigenous people throughout Canada will receive aid to help with fallout.

Ottawa, Ont.-The Trudeau government has promised $305 million to help Indigenous communities deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the $305 million Indigenous community support fund as part of a broader $82 billion aid package to help Canadians and businesses deal with the fallout from COVID-19.

Trudeau announced last week that Indigenous communities could draw from a $100 million envelope that was part of a $1 billion investment to boost public health measures.

"These are some of the things our government is doing to make sure that no matter where you li...

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