New report shows First Nations lack support in emergency funding
Last updated 7/14/2023 at 7:18am
OTTAWA, Ont.-In June 2022, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs began a study on emergency preparedness, and security and sovereignty in the Arctic.
In June of 2023, the standing committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs released its report studying Arctic Security and Sovereignty and Emergency Preparedness of Indigenous communities. Among other findings, the committee says that Indigenous Services Canada is failing to provide First Nations communities with adequate resources for emergency management to help mitigate the impacts of events like wildf...