Workforce Wellness


The Workforce Wellness report discusses chronic challenges First Nations, Inuit, and Métis mental wellness, health, and addictions workforces face that have been exacerbated by the pandemic (e.g., lack of equitable funding and wage parity resulting in issues with recruitment and retention and worker well-being). This report presents wise practices and recommendations that focus on strengthening capacity and promoting wellness across First Nations, Inuit, and Métis workforces.

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About the report:

  • The Workforce Wellness 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