Government agencies trust Calian to provide high-quality healthcare services
OTTAWA, September 14, 2021 – Calian® Group Ltd., (TSX: CGY), deliverer of trusted solutions across Advanced Technologies, Health, Learning and IT & Cyber Solutions segments, was selected by the Government of Nunavut to provide telehealth services as part of the government’s long-term pandemic preparedness strategy.
Calian is an experienced provider of telehealth and virtual care services, with solutions tailored to a customer’s unique needs. On behalf of the Government of Nunavut, Calian manages a well-defined virtual COVID-19 program as an integral part of the pandemic response across the territory of Nunavut.
Since the start of the pandemic, government agencies have tapped Calian to provide healthcare solutions and services. The Government of Ontario chose Calian to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in 31 fly-in northern locations to Indigenous community members and residents of First Nations’ elder care homes. Indigenous Services Canada selected Calian to provide COVID-19 screening and paramedic services to keep Indigenous communities safe.
“As a Canadian company, Calian is proud to support the Government of Nunavut with a sustainable pandemic response system,” says Gordon McDonald, President, Calian Health. “From mobile pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics, to telehealth, to virtual care, Calian is counted on to deliver innovative solutions.”
While this is not a material announcement, it represents a strategic focus on customer diversification, one of our four growth pillars. The three-year contract with the Government of Nunavut is valued at approximately CDN$3 million, with two years of renewal options.