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Ashton backs calls for Feds to ensure more doctors and nurses available in First Nations amid COVID-19

THOMPSON - Today, NDP MP Niki Ashton (Churchill--Keewatinook Aski), called on the Minster for Indigenous Services to do more to keep First Nations safe from COVID-19. Ashton echoed calls by Indigenous leaders to increase the supply of doctors and other healthcare professionals for First Nations. With the risk of COVID-19 increasing, some First Nations have been already been struck by the cancellation of fly-in doctors.
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March 20

Letter to Manitoba Hydro CEO - Keeyask Construction Site

 
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March 18

Ashton raises alarm over the potential spread of COVID-19 in workplaces in Our North

 
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March 18

Letter to Minister Miller on coronavirus

Dear Minister Miller,
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March 13

On coronavirus, MP Ashton calls for urgent government action

With the winter road season ending, the time to act is now
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March 12

MP Ashton - This government is using 1st world response to solve 3rd world realities

First Nations in the Island Lake region are sounding the alarm. No running water, overcrowded housing, no hospital. Conference calls, sanitizer & testing tents; this government is using 1st world responses to solve 3rd world realities. The winter road season is ending. This is urgent.
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March 12

Letter to Minister Miller - First Nations need a clear coronavirus plan

Dear Minister Miller,
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March 11

MP REPORT: Real Concerns About Being Prepared for the Coronavirus in our Region

It has always been a matter of time before we saw another major pandemic.
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March 6

MP Ashton calls out failure to include Indigenous Services Minister from COVID-19 committee

Drafted letter with NDP Leader Singh and MP Davies demanding action
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