On behalf of the Global One Health Network Executive Committee, Dr. Ronald Labonté and Dr. Hélène Carabin sent a Statement of Support to the Mi’kmaq fishers of Sipekne’katik First Nation, calling on the federal government to intervene, recognise the traditional fishery affirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court, and to stop the violence of commercial fishermen. This letter was sent to the Chief and Council of the Sipekne’katik First Nation, the Prime Minister, Premier Stephen McNeil, Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett, Federal Minister of Fisheries Bernadette Jordan, Nova Scotia Minister of Fisheries Keith Colwell, Minister of Public Safety Bill Blair, Federal Minister of Justice David Lametti and Nova Scotia Minister of Justice Mark Furey.
Dr. John Conly comments the successful delivery of COVID-19 tests to remote Indigenous communities in Alberta.
Dr. Devi Sridhar talks to the Guardian regarding the strategies different countries have adopted to control the pandemic.
Dr. Hélène Carabin says the province of Québec should look to countries like Finland and France that are using sniffer dogs and rapid testing to fight the virus.
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Following the Joint CCGHR-CSIH Statement and Call to Action for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Ronald Labonté and CCGHR colleagues signed a text arguing for COVID-19 vaccine solidarity rather than vaccine nationalism.