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Post-COVID-19 ‘new normal’ must not leave First Nations behind

By Marilyn Slett, President of Coastal First Nations
The Province
May 21, 2020
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

The pandemic has highlighted the obstacles to economic growth facing remote coastal communities, including: access to high-speed broadband internet service, improved transportation, increased opportunities in fishing, forestry and tourism. …The COVID-19 pandemic has also highlighted the obstacles to economic growth facing remote coastal communities. These include the need for access to high-speed broadband internet service, improved transportation, increased opportunities in fishing, forestry and tourism, and a transition to clean energy. …We ask that B.C. and Canada make it a priority to work with First Nations to ensure that in the “new normal” all this good work is not lost.

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