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Cree Health Board calls for careful viewing of popular drama 13 Reasons Why – CBC

Critics say show offers irresponsible portrayal of teen suicide May 18, 2017 Health officials in the James Bay region of Quebec have added their voices to the criticism of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The show is a fictional series about the suicide of a young woman, Hannah Baker, and is based on a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201714 Views

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Inuk case worker on the job again at Montreal shelter – NunatsiaqOnline

May 16, 2017 Montreal study shows 10 per cent of homeless are Aboriginal, half of those Inuit MONTREAL—The Arctic char was out on trays on the counter, while Chantale Verreault poured out flour for the bannock with the help of one of her clients. The weekly Inuit collective kitchen at Montreal’s Chez Doris women’s shelter, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20179 Views

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Beyond the grocery store: Feeding Québec’s Far North – Life in Québec

This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per year. Subscribers have their copies mailed directly to them. You can support Life in Québec Magazine by subscribing here – join the club and have […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 201722 Views

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Cree health officials urge hunters to switch to steel shot, abandon lead – CBC

Health board putting pressure on federal gov’t to ban lead shot outright May 09, 2017 As many Quebec Cree are out celebrating one of the most important holidays of the year — the annual spring goose hunt — public health officials are spreading an important message: change your shot from lead to steel. Paul Linton, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201710 Views

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Bear Witness Day brings awareness to Jordan’s Principle – CBC

Society urges Canadians to snap photos of teddy bears and post them to social media May 10, 2017 Spirit Bear is not a household name, but he has become the symbol of Jordan’s Principle, a child’s-first principle meant to ensure that First Nation children receive the health care they need without delays. He is a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201712 Views

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Government of Canada invests in healthier cities and communities

Nine research teams receive a total of $17.7 million May 8, 2017 – Montreal, Quebec – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The physical, social and cultural environments in which we live are critical to our health, development and well-being. All levels of government and organizations in the public and private sectors play a role in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201719 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health – National Nursing Week – May 8-14, 2017

From Health Canada Canadian nurses make up the largest group of health professionals in our country, and they play a vital role in our healthcare system. Each year, National Nursing Week honours nurses for the many ways in which they are working to improve the health of Canadians. This year’s theme — “#YESThisIsNursing” — speaks […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 20179 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health International Day of the Midwife 2017 – May 5, 2017

Today, across Canada and around the world, we recognize and celebrate the work midwives do in providing and strengthening healthcare for women, their babies and their families. This year’s theme – “Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!” – reflects the important services midwives provide during pregnancy, labour, birth and after a baby is born. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 5, 201717 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health: Mental Health Week – May 1 – 7, 2017

From Public Health Agency of Canada Mental Health Week provides an opportunity for us to think about our own mental health and what we can do – as individuals and in our communities – to strengthen our resilience when we face challenges. It is also a time to talk about mental health and reduce the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201729 Views

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KRG: New Interim Social Housing Rent Scale Reached with Quebec: Significant Relief for Low and Medium Income Households

Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 1, 2017 – Inuit leaders from Makivik Corporation (Makivik) and the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) have reached an agreement-in-principle with the Government of Québec, subject to ratification by Cabinet, on an interim social housing rent scale that will decrease rent for the vast majority of Nunavik Inuit living in social housing units. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201712 Views

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