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Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH) Statement on Cannabis Extracts, Edibles and Topical Products

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Statement January 6, 2020 In follow up to our October 2018 statement on cannabis and health, we want to advise Canadians on ways to reduce the health risks associated with using cannabis, particularly in relation to new cannabis products becoming legally available across the country. As with other regulated […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202027 Views

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Media Advisory – Volunteer chefs pitch in to prepare a gastronomic lunch for vulnerable and homeless women of Chez Doris

MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2019  – On December 17th 2019, Chez Doris will host its annual Christmas Party for vulnerable and homeless women. In order to effectively serve a holiday meal to 300 women, Chez Doris has joined forces with partners LaSalle College and Restaurant Le Blumenthal. LaSalle College, a major college and vocational school, located […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 201949 Views

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ITK Board Of Directors Meets In Ottawa, Approves Regional Allocation Funding Model

December 12, 2019, Ottawa, Ontario – The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Board of Directors met this week in Ottawa and advanced discussions on a number of issues ranging from implementation of federal legislation to food security to ITK’s strategic plan for the next three years. The board voted to approve a general funding formula to flow […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201952 Views

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Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

As part of the Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week, which starts on December 1, 2019, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) is proud to launch the campaign, Be together. Feel good. Through this campaign, the FNQLHSSC would like to: Bring about a healthy and respectful vision of sexuality in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201982 Views

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New Montreal day shelter opens its doors – Nunatsiaq News

26 November, 2019 “The Resilience day shelter will enable the homeless in Cabot Square area to obtain essential services” When Montreal’s frigid winter temperatures start to set in, women and men who are living on the city’s downtown streets will have a new place to warm up during the day—the Resilience Montreal Day Shelter. The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201971 Views

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A chance to live’: Single mom of 5 shares profound impact of organ donation – CBC

Cree board of health encouraging more Cree to consider donating an organ Nov 22, 2019 Colleen Atsynia was in her mid-40’s when kidney disease forced her to leave her job, her family and her northern Quebec community of Wemindji for dialysis treatment in Montreal. “When you first find out you need a transplant, to me […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201940 Views

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Nunavik prepares to take action on suicide prevention strategy – Nunatsiaq News

First workshop sets out goals and path toward putting plan in place 21 November, 2019 Earlier this month, representatives from organizations across Nunavik gathered in Kuujjuaq to try to address the high rate of suicide in the region. “What gave me a lot of encouragement was that these participants were very eager to start something, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201932 Views

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‘Resilience Montreal’ opens its doors, and a safe space for the urban Indigenous population – APTN News

November 14, 2019 The inauguration ceremony at Resilience Montreal – a day center intended for the city’s homeless Indigenous population – was not yet over when clients started lining up at the door to get inside. For two weeks, volunteer workers and organizations like Architects Without Borders toiled to transform an old commercial space into […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201935 Views

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Minister Roberge authorizes the New Frontiers School Board to offer the Health, Assistance and Nursing program of study

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 8, 2019 – In response to the need for bilingual nursing assistants in Indigenous communities and in the Montérégie region, Jean-François Roberge, Minister of Education and Higher Education, is authorizing the New Frontiers School Board to offer the Health, Assistance and Nursing program of vocational training. This three-year provisional authorization will enable […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201946 Views

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Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The FNFNES presents, for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201951 Views

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