We will be adding up-to-date information to this page to help you navigate the various challenges this virus will create for our families and community. It is critical to maintain physical distancing of at least two metres (six feet) and pay special attention to hand-washing, using sanitizing cleanser, staying home and avoiding large gatherings.
If you or a family member is not feeling well please minimize all interaction with the broader community and follow this link: When to call 811 about COVID-19
Helpful Resources & Links
Re-opening a business?
CRA-CERB Indigenous Q&A
Hotel cleaning standards for Covid-19
COVID-19 Assistance Programs April 30, 2020
Bystander Intervention & Community Care During Covid-19 (.pdf zine)
Chart of Emergency Management Committee
On-Reserve Income and the federal CERB
How to write a will. (CMM)
How to write a health care directive. (CMM)
List of community wellness supports (.pdf file)
How to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (Apr. 14, 2020)
Paqtnkek Facebook Page
Assembly of First Nations factsheets (March 29, 2020)
Gov’t of Canada support for families/individuals (March 25, 2020)
Paqtnkek Crisis Management Plan [PDF]
Advisory Sign – Please STOP [PDF]
COVID-19 Related EI claims: 1-833-381-2725
Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 News & Updates
Public Health Agency of Canada
Nova Scotia Health Authority
World Health Organization (WHO)
Chief’s video update June 5, 2020.
New* Public Health Bylaw – May 21, 2020
Chief’s video update May 1, 2020.
Chief’s video update April 28, 2020.
Chief’s video update April 21, 2020.
Chief’s video update for Easter weekend. (April 10, 2020)
Chief Prosper’s community update. (April 3, 2020)
Media release by Assembly of NS Chiefs (March 27, 2010)
Grand Chief Sylliboy’s address to the Mi’kmaw of the 7 Districts.
Nova Scotia Power – COVID19 Response
Bayside Travel Centre Safety Reminder – The facility is still under construction and is closed to the general public. Please no parking and loitering.