Open and honest dialogue with Indigenous communities guide COVID-19 response
Throughout the pandemic, communities have led the way and found innovative solutions to the problems we are all facing.
Tom Wong, executive director and chief medical officer of public health at Indigenous Services Canada, speaks at an April 30 press conference in the West Block about the COVID-19 pandemic. The government’s first priority was to respond to immediate health needs supporting the rapid and efficient public health response for Indigenous communities to the current COVID-19 pandemic, writes Liberal MP Pam Damoff. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade