COVID-19 Reports

Reports

Current COVID-19 support programs are inadequate for Atlantic Indigenous Communities & Businesses

Atlantic Indigenous businesses and communities are not immune from the economic dislocation sweeping across the region and nation due to COVID-19. The federal government has announced specific Indigenous funding as part of a broader package of support measures to respond to the economic crisis. However, given the pre-existing vulnerabilities facing Indigenous communities and businesses, the current support may be inadequate.

The Economic Cost of COVID-19: Supporting the Recovery of Indigenous Firms and Communities in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic First Nations firms and communities are facing unprecedented losses of revenues due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will continue to feel the economic effects for the next two to three years.

COVID-19 Magnifies Socio-Economic Challenges Facing Atlantic Indigenous Communities and Businesses

The serious economic effects caused by COVID-19 are a key concern for Atlantic Indigenous businesses and communities because of pre-existing risks, vulnerabilities and challenges. In this Briefing Note, APEC examines community economic and financial risks, Indigenous business risks, community and individual socio-economic vulnerabilities, and community health risks.