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Fuel spills near Nunavut elder-care facility under renovation – Nunatsiaq.com

June 14, 2018 Baker Lake’s Martha Taliruq Centre has been shuttered since March Fuel oil has been spilled near the community of Baker Lake’s elder-care centre, the Government of Nunavut said on June 12. The GN did not indicate the size of the spill, saying only that the departments of Community and Government Services, Environment […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201810 Views

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Statement: Men’s Health Week

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Men’s Health Week, June 11-17, is an opportunity to build awareness about the importance of physical health and well-being among Canadian men, and to encourage men to take action to improve their overall health. Canadians are some of the healthiest people in the world; however, we know that many […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201814 Views

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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day – Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa

June 01, 2018 On behalf of CIHR, I would like to wish First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples a happy National Indigenous History Month and a National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. For all Canadians, June is a very special month as we all come together to celebrate the traditions, cultures and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201813 Views

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The NIB Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 Successful Groups and Organizations receiving funding for Programs aimed at Healing and Reconciliation

The National Indian Brotherhood (NIB) Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 successful groups and organizations who have been approved for funding for a wide variety of educational programs and initiatives aimed at supporting healing and reconciliation. The NIB Trust Fund Board of Trustees has approved approximately $6.5 million in funding to 84 Groups and Organizations who […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201811 Views

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Kugluktuk’s MLA prods premier about proposed elder-care facility – Nunatsiaq.com

May 31, 2018 “I have yet to receive a response” Kugluktuk MLA Mila Kamingoak is not ready to abandon her community’s aim to build a long-term care facility for elders. Nor is she overlooking the lack of response to a letter that she gave Nunavut’s premier, Paul Quassa, last April. Kamingoak learned during this sitting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201810 Views

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Minister Duclos participates in successful first meeting with members of the National Seniors Council and their new chairperson

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 29, 2018 Gatineau, QC Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors are an important part of our social fabric and they help to build a stronger Canada. That is why our Government is committed to providing access to programs and services that support Canadians in their later years. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201815 Views

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CMAJ: “All my relations”: experiences and perceptions of Indigenous patients connecting with Indigenous Elders in an inner city primary care partnership for mental health and well-being

May 22, 2018 Abstract BACKGROUND: Mental health services in urban settings generally have not been adapted to serve the needs of Indigenous patients. We explored how patients’ encounters with Indigenous Elders affected their overall mental health and well-being to identify therapeutic mechanisms underlying improvement. METHODS: We conducted qualitative interviews of participants enrolled in a 6-month prospective mixed-methods […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201818 Views

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The Government of Canada and the Huron-Wendat Nation announce the completion of two drinking water infrastructure extension and upgrade projects for the Wendake community

May 16, 2018 – Wendake, Quebec – Indigenous Services Canada Working in partnership with First Nations to resolve issues related to the drinking water supply and wastewater treatment infrastructure in their communities is a priority for the Government of Canada. On behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and in cooperation with […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201818 Views

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The Government of Canada congratulates the Innu community of Pessamit on opening of new health facility

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 11, 2018 — Pessamit (QC) – Pessamit Innu Council and Indigenous Services Canada Improving access to health care services for First Nations is a priority for the Government of Canada. Achieving that includes access to quality care and sufficient, sustainable health resources in each community. Today, the Hon. Carolyn Bennett, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 201829 Views

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Close to 700 young First Nations athletes from across Quebec to celebrate student success and healthy lifestyle habits at Laval University’s sports complex

QUEBEC CITY, May 10, 2018 – The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is proud to kick off the 11th edition of its Inter-school Games taking place from May 10 to 13, 2018, at Laval University’s Pavillon de l’éducation physique et des sports (PEPS). Since its inception, in 2008, this friendly competition has grown in popularity. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201834 Views

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