The Metis Nation said more supports are coming for residents and communities impacted by COVID-19.

Communities in lockdown and households in mandatory isolation will be supplied non-perishable food hampers and personal protective equipment (PPE).

The MN–S will also ensure that travel costs for in-hospital COVID-19 treatment is covered.

Post-secondary students are being offered access to rent, utility, and technology supports.

Emergency childcare assistance is also available, as well as assistance with housing for those facing arrears.

“The COVID-19 situation within Saskatchewan, and nationwide, is evolving minute by minute and we are working to meet the changing needs of our citizens,” said MN-S President Glen McCallum.

The MN-S also said it “is consulting with each Region to develop area-specific response plans and provide funding to help address each Region’s unique needs.”

The organization said since March, it has distributed over 91,500 masks, 50,000 gloves, 800 cases of sanitizer and 200 sanitation kits province wide.