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Government of Canada invests in pan-Canadian projects that support seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 19, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201912 Views

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Nunavik boosts its cost-of-living subsidies – Nunatsiaq News

10 June, 2019 “We are trying to narrow the gap between the North and the South” The Kativik Regional Government and Makivik Corp. have tweaked Nunavik’s subsidy program in an effort to further reduce everyday costs for residents of the region. In its latest budget, the Quebec government pledged $115.8 million in cost-of-living funding to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201925 Views

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Government of Canada supports employment opportunities for persons with disabilities

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 28, 2019              Gatineau, Québec              Employment and Social Development Canada Video: Ready, Willing and Able Announcement 2019 The Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, today highlighted additional support under the Opportunities Fund that will help improve employment outcomes for persons with intellectual disabilities […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201948 Views

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Government of Canada launches call for proposals for community-based projects to support seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Organizations are invited to apply for funding May 23, 2019                    Montreal, Quebec                    Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities, and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing older Canadians with greater security and a better […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201958 Views

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Quebec funds Nunavik elders’ initiatives as part of new five-year agreement – Nunatsiaq News

14 May, 2019 “We are committed to their well-being” The Quebec government has pledged more than $2 million in funding towards initiatives to benefit elders living in both Nunavik and the James Bay Cree nation. Quebec’s minister responsible for seniors and caregivers, Marguerite Blais, announced $2.8 million in funding during a visit to Kuujjuaq on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201978 Views

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Quebec Government Increases Funding for Nunavik Seniors

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) applauded the Quebec government’s announcement today, awarding $2,880,360 in funding for the KRG, the Cree Nation Government and the James Bay Regional Government for initiatives benefiting seniors in the Nord-du-Québec region. In Nunavik, money will go towards implementing a special five-year agreement between the Government of Québec and the Kativik […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201980 Views

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Government of Canada launches call for proposals for grants to accelerate action on Sustainable Development Goals

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release Sustainable Development Goals are about meeting people’s needs – for a safe home, a decent job, education for their children, quality health care, and a thriving environment to live in. May 7, 2019 Gatineau, Québec Employment and Social Development Canada The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201933 Views

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Nunavik, Nunavut mark Mental Health Week – Nunatsiaq News

“We all need help to heal and we heal better when we heal together” During Mental Health Week May 6 to May 12, the message from the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services is: Wear your pins! “Tell your friends and family that you’ve talked about your mental health, that if necessary you’ll […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201920 Views

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The Hill Times: Ending TB among Canada’s Indigenous peoples: treat the fundamental causes, not just the disease – McGill Newsroom

Last year, the federal government announced it would spend $27.5-million over five years on an ambitious plan to end tuberculosis (TB) across Inuit Nunangat, Inuit regions of Canada, by 2030. Eradication of TB in Canada’s Indigenous populations will only happen with a substantial improvement in the general health and social conditions of these populations. Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 201929 Views

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AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap

AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Health Day, First Nations from across Canada gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Mental Wellness Forum.  More than 500 First Nations citizens, health providers and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201967 Views

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