Extension of Term of Office (Little Saskatchewan First Nation)

Please be advised that due to the significant rise of Covid cases within Manitoba; November 12, 2020 The Province of Manitoba announced a “Code Red Alert” for Manitoba. https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/system/red-critic.ahltml

Extension of Term of Office:

November 3, 2020 The Minister of Indigenous Service Canada approved a six (6) month extension from January 28, 2021 to July 28, 2021. The Little Saskatchewan First Nation Band Election will be held on July 28, 2021.

The First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases) extension is necessary to prevent, mitigate or control the spread of diseases on the reserve.

https://laws-lois. justice.gc .ca/ eng/regulations/SOR-2020-84/inde.xhtml

COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths are increasing at an alarming rate on Manitoba First Nations, prompting many of them to lock down and try to protect their most vulnerable members.

As the Chief and Council and community healthcare workers and community members work diligently to protect our community, we ask everyone to take precautions whenever possible to help reduce the spread of this coronavirus

Chief Hector Shorting and Band Council
Little Saskatchewan First Nation

IRTC COVID-19 Pandemic Bulletin #170 – October 20, 2020

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
IRTC UPDATE:

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.3 per cent and 110 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. However, a case was removed due to duplication. This brings the total net new cases today to 109 and number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 3,491.

Today’s data shows:

  • 2 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
  • 11 cases in the Northern health region;
  • 2 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • 7 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region; and
  • 88 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

CASE INVESTIGATION UPDATE

 Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click on your region

Public health officials have advised that outbreaks have been declared at Golden West Centennial Lodge, Misericordia Place and Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg. All three facilities have been elevated to red on the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

Public health officials have advised that an outbreak has been declared at Bird’s Hill School, 3950 Raleigh St., Winnipeg. The school has been elevated to orange on the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

The outbreak at John Pritchard School has been declared over and the school has returned to normal restrictions yellow on the #RestartMC Pandemic Response System.

Location Dates/Times
Victor H.L. Wyatt School (485 Meadowood Dr.) October 13 and 14, 2020
Robert Andrews School (3230 Manlius St., East St. Paul) October 6 and 7, 2020
Oak Park High School (820 Charleswood Rd.) October 6, 2020
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (720 Alverstone St.) October 8, 2020
River Elm School (500 Riverton Avenue) October 8, 9, 13 and 14, 2020
Sisler High School (1360 Redwood Avenue) October 8 and 9, 2020

COVID-19 TESTING SITES – UPDATE

Location- WRHA Hours of Operation
Mobile testing site 1181 Portage Ave. Daily 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
MPI Drive-Thru Testing Site 1284 Main St. Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre: Thunderbird House

715 Main St.

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre 604 St. Mary’s Rd Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre

2735 Pembina Highway

Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Drive-Thru Community Testing Site

1066 Nairn Ave.

Daily 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Location -IERHA Hours of Operation
Selkirk – Drive-Thru Testing Site 622 Superior Avenue Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Eriksdale – Drive-Thru Testing Site Eriksdale Wellness Centre, 35 Railway Ave. Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Powerview-Pine Falls – Testing Centre Pine Falls Health Complex, 37 Maple St., Pine-Falls  

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

All IRTC Staff are available continuously via email and cell phone.

IRTC COVID-19 Pandemic Bulletin #169 – October 19, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020
IRTC UPDATE:

Public health officials advise the 41st and 42rd deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported, a female in her 80s and a male in his 70s, both from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the Heritage Lodge outbreak. These cases were previously announced.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.2 per cent and 80 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. bringing the total number of cases in Manitoba to 3,382.

Today’s data shows:

  • four cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region
  • five cases in the Northern health region
  • six case in the Prairie Mountain Health region
  • 14 cases in the Southern Health region
  • 51 cases in the Winnipeg health region

The data also shows:

  • 1,743 active cases and 1,597 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19
  • there are 28 people in hospital and six people in intensive care
  • the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 42

Laboratory testing numbers show 1,677 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 226,594.

CASE INVESTIGATION UPDATE

Location Dates/Times
Victor H.L. Wyatt School (485 Meadowood Dr.) October 13 and 14, 2020
Robert Andrews School (3230 Manlius St., East St. Paul) October 6 and 7, 2020
Oak Park High School (820 Charleswood Rd.) October 6, 2020
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (720 Alverstone St.) October 8, 2020
River Elm School (500 Riverton Avenue) October 8, 9, 13 and 14, 2020
Sisler High School (1360 Redwood Avenue) October 8 and 9, 2020

COVID-19 TESTING SITES – UPDATE

 

Location- WRHA Hours of Operation
Mobile testing site

1181 Portage Ave.

Daily 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
MPI Drive-Thru Testing Site 1284 Main St. Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre: Thunderbird House 715 Main St. Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre

604 St. Mary’s Rd

Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre

2735 Pembina Highway

Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Drive-Thru Community Testing Site 1066 Nairn Ave. Daily 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Location -IERHA Hours of Operation
Selkirk – Drive-Thru Testing Site 622 Superior Avenue Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Eriksdale – Drive-Thru Testing Site Eriksdale Wellness Centre, 35 Railway Ave. Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Powerview-Pine Falls – Testing Centre Pine Falls Health Complex, 37 Maple St.,

Pine-Falls

 

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM