Human Rights Measure

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Human Rights

Indigenous Community Support Fund

Date Enacted: March 2020
Country: Canada
Region: North America

Starting in March 2020, Canada put in place a fund that “helps Indigenous communities and organizations prevent, prepare and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).” The fund supports the following groups: “First Nations communities and organizations, including self-governing and modern treaty nations, Inuit communities and organizations in Inuit Nunangat, Métis communities and organizations, and Urban and off-reserve Indigenous organizations.”