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New book takes a detailed look at ‘Indian Hospitals’ – APTN

March 17, 2017 Canada had segregated healthcare for Indigenous people for decades. They were known as “Indian Hospitals” and were notorious for their abuse, neglect and, in some cases, experiments. A new investigative book tackles the subject in great detail and the revelations aren’t any more flattering. Tfennario@aptn.ca Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/03/17/new-book-takes-a-detailed-look-at-indian-hospitals/

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20179 Views

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World’s key healthcare leaders to meet in Montreal

From the health of migrants to the Zika virus to the challenges facing indigenous peoples and migrant populations, major issues of a global scale will be addressed during the WHS Regional Meeting being held at Montreal’s Palais des congrès on May 8 and 9. Organized by Université de Montréal and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute, this interdisciplinary event […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201713 Views

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World Wide Hearing in the race for $750,000 grant from Google.org Impact Challenge – Canada

March 13, 2017 World Wide Hearing, a Quebec-based non-profit organization that provides access to affordable hearing aids to children and youth in developing countries and underserved communities, is one of the 10 finalists competing for a $750,000 grant in the 2017 edition of Google.org Impact Challenge| Canada. World Wide Hearing is developing a ground-breaking technology […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201712 Views

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Pauktuutit publishes guide to support Inuit through cancer – NunatsiaqOnline

March 09, 2017 “So many people have language barriers because their first language is Inuktitut” It’s been 10 years, but Sophie Keelan can clearly remember the moment she was diagnosed with cancer. That was in 2007. The now-retired interpreter and community health worker from Kangiqsualujjuaq was in a Montreal hospital when the doctor told her […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 201716 Views

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Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come Suffers one Broken Rib and Two Fractured Ribs following Snowmobile Accident

NEMASKA, Eeyou Istchee (March 2, 2017) – On the afternoon of March 1st, 2017, Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come was involved in a snowmobile accident near Mistissini. The incident occurred while the Grand Chief was moose hunting on the territory in the Mistissini area. After the Eeyou/Eenou Police Force Detachment of Mistissini was contacted, a […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 201727 Views

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A room with a view, support for the whole family – NunatsiaqOnline

New Kuujjuaq centre will house perinatal and early childhood program KUUJJUAQ—It’s a room with a view, but a new space in Kuujjuaq dedicated to health services promises much more than that. The Ungava Tulattivik Health Centre is the first in the region to roll out an integrated perinatal and early childhood services program, often called […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201721 Views

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Government of Canada announces close to $3 million to support participation of designated communities to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time Count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities

February 22, 2017    Gatineau, Quebec    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced nearly $3 million to support Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) designated communities that wish to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time (PiT) count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities. The 2018 Coordinated […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201719 Views

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Canada fulfilling commitment to upholding and safeguarding the rights of people with disabilities

From Employment and Social Development Canada New public consultation on the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities February 16, 2017 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Government of Canada is launching a public consultation to consider Canada’s possible accession to the United Nations Optional […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 201724 Views

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What does an Accessible First Nation Mean to You?

What does an Accessible First Nation Mean to You? First Nations and First Nations Persons with Disabilities The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) invites you to participate in a free webinar taking place on February 23, 2017 to include a survey that will assist us in working together to build more inclusive and accessible First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201724 Views

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Native centre in Montreal holds workshop to find out what the housing needs are in the city – APTN

February 14, 2017 Native Montréal, a friendship centre in the city is working on making housing more accessible by gathering information on the various needs of the people they serve as they prepare to pitch an Indigenous housing project to city hall. Indigenous people living in Montreal have been finding it difficult to find adequate […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201735 Views

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