Episode 3 of the pihtikwê podcast: Dr. Carol Hopkins – Culturally Based Means We Start From Culture First

Family Violence Prevention


The Family Violence Prevention report examines the complexities of the family violence sector, ongoing challenges exacerbated by COVID-19, and innovative approaches that have emerged in communities in response to the pandemic. The report provides recommendations and wise practices that government and partners can take to help prevent family violence and to support the mental health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people and communities.

Access the REport:

Family Violence Prevention

Prévention de la violence familiale

Other reports in the series:

About the report:

  • The Family Violence Prevention report is one of four reports developed by the Task Group on Mental Wellness (Task Group), part of the COVID-19 Public Health Working Group on Remote and Isolated Communities
  • The Task Group is made up of members from First Nation, Inuit and Métis National, Regional, and community organizations, as well as government representatives
  • The Task Group was assembled to provide recommendations and wise practices on how to support and promote mental health and wellness during and post COVID-19 among First Nations, Inuit, and Métis across Canada
  • The reports recognize and respond to the impacts of the pandemic, which have exacerbated the extensive social, health, and economic disparities First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities continue to face
  • There is a focus on northern communities, recognizing that their realities are often different from those in the rest of Canada