March 8, 2021 AWN awarded an additional $20,000.00 from the federal Indigenous Community Support Fund to continue septic emptying service. A third round of sanitation service performed by SNB Steamers is scheduled to begin at the end of April 2021.
March 4, 2021 Third and final AWN-facilitated COVID-19 vaccination clinic for community members ages 65+ or individuals with chronic disease(s), individuals who work with at-risk populations, or are in the following age groups 60-64, 55-59. Community members are encouraged to book their vaccinations following current steps.
February 18, 2021 Second COVID-19 vaccination clinic for community members ages 65+ or individuals with chronic disease(s), individuals who work with at-risk populations, or are in the following age groups 60-64, 55-59.
February 17, 2021 Tom McDonald, President of AWN, sent a letter describing the impacts of COVID-19 on the Aseniwuche Winewak community to the Honourable Rick Wilson, Minister Indigenous Relations. The letter highlighted challenges with housing, sanitation, access to safe drinking water, food insecurity and access to reliable Internet and advocated for more support from the …
February 10, 2021 First COVID-19 vaccination clinic for community members ages 65 and older held at Grande Cache Public Health.
February 4, 2021 AWN applied for $20,000.00 through Second Harvest FoodRescue.ca funding program. If successful, this funding would support another round of food care package deliveries.
January 29, 2021 SNB Steamers began the second round of septic emptying services for all the Co-operative and Enterprise residences.
January 27, 2021 AHS and AWN’s bi-weekly calls are rescheduled to occur weekly as AHS and AWN prepare for Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccinations.
January 2021 AWN provided a list of community members 65 years and older to AHS. These members will be included in Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination should they decide to receive the vaccine.
December 21-23, 2020 AWN staff prepared and distributed 180 care packages to member households which include $100 gift cards to Co-op grocery store, reusable cloth face masks, disposable non-surgical masks, hand sanitizer, antibacterial hand wipes, multi-purpose cleaner, drinking water, flour, sugar, soup, oranges, rice, and cooking oil.