Task Group



The purpose of the COVID-19 Vaccine Planning Task Group: Urban Settings and Related Homelands is to work collaboratively at F/P/T/I/L (Federal, Provincial, Territorial, Indigenous and Local) levels to share information and coordinate approaches in order to facilitate timely and culturally safe access, including the unique planning and delivery processes of COVID-19 vaccination specifically for First Nations, Inuit and Métis living in urban settings.

Task Group Documents (Click on the document to open)

Urban Indigenous Vaccination Models

Urban Specific Strategies for Vaccine Roll Out

 Draft Action Plan

Terms of Reference

Provincial Vaccination Plans

* Indigenous peoples listed as a priority group, please check link for more detail

British Columbia *

Alberta *


Manitoba *

Ontario *


New Brunswick *

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island *

Newfoundland and Labrador *


Northwest Territories *



Urban Indigenous Vaccination Clinics in the news:

Pop-up vaccination clinic launches downtown to support unhoused Calgarians

Mobile vaccination clinic reaches hundreds of Indigenous Montrealers

COVID-19 vaccine clinic looks to connect Indigenous patients with their culture

Ma-Mow-We-Tak Friendship Centre to help immunize Indigenous people against COVID-19

Vaccination clinics for urban Indigenous, homeless people to open in 4 Manitoba cities

La vaccination s'ouvre aux Autochtones vivant en milieu urbain

Pop-up clinics offer Indigenous people in Ontario easier access to vaccinations

Here's how community groups are getting COVID-19 vaccinations to Indigenous people in Canada's largest city

The Métis Nation of Alberta opens a vaccine clinic

Indigenous-focused, large-scale COVID-19 immunization clinic opens in Calgary

Manitoba Metis Federation plans to give COVID-19 vaccines to 100 members by Saturday

A temporary vaccination clinic at the Port Alberni Friendship Centre was set up on Friday to access the vulnerable population

Penticton’s Ooknakane hosts first of its kind Friendship Centre vaccination clinic

Indigenous elders to be vaccinated at Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Ottawa’s Akausivik Inuit Family Health Team centre has vaccinated more than 700 Ontario Inuit

COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Indigenous people in urban Calgary area opening Monday (Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary)

Elders, caregivers roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccine at Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre

North Bay Indigenous Hub administers COVID-19 vaccine

Niagara should remain vigilant for ‘a couple of months’: Hirji (Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre)

London vaccination program offers Indigenous services to make experience more comfortable for community