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MUHC investigating death of Indigenous woman who left hospital without being treated – CBC

Family says care would have alleviated pain and suffering woman endured for weeks before dying Jul 26, 2017 An Indigenous woman whose medical insurance card had been stolen walked into Montreal’s McGill University Health Centre last February, only to walk out again when she was told it would cost more than $1,000 to see a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20179 Views

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Government of Canada extends A Food Policy for Canada consultations

July 24, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Government of Canada A Food Policy for Canada will set a long-term vision for the health, environmental, social, and economic goals related to food, while identifying actions we can take in the short-term. We have reached out to Canadians to help shape the policy because we know that by […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201755 Views

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Canadians are invited to share their ideas on how to better prevent and reduce homelessness across Canada

July 17, 2017     Gatineau, Quebec     Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to preventing and reducing homelessness in Canada. To support this commitment, the Advisory Committee on Homelessness, chaired by Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary (Housing and Urban Affairs) to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, was recently announced. To assist the Advisory […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201711 Views

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Ullivik’ offers Inuit a safe place to heal in Montreal – CTV News

June 27, 2017 A new facility in Montreal is making life easier for Inuit forced to travel south for medical appointments. The provincially-funded rest house in Dorval is called Ullivik, which is Inuktitut for “a place to stay between destinations.” Thanks to Ullivik, Inuit patients travelling south from Nunavik no longer need to stay at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201723 Views

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10 Health Stories that Matterted this week – CMAJ

There were more hospitalizations in Canada for alcohol-related harm than for heart attacks in 2015-2016, according to a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Rates of heavy drinking are higher than average in Quebec, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Newfoundland and Labrador. Preventing suicides in Indigenous communities will require a comprehensive approach that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201721 Views

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Working together to build A Food Policy for Canada

June 23, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The decisions we make as individuals and as a country about food have a direct impact on our health, environment, economy, and communities. Today, over 250 participants, with diverse expertise on food issues, are wrapping up a unique two-day Summit in Ottawa, marking an […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201725 Views

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We Matter Campaign: Join Indigenous youth across the nation taking the #HopePact!

What is the #HopePact? The We Matter #HopePact is a pact that Indigenous youth across Canada can choose to take, uniting them in a national movement. It is a reminder that you are never alone in what you are feeling or experiencing. By taking the #HopePact and wearing the #HopePact bracelet, you can feel like […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201730 Views

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Experts Question First Nations Drinking Water Engagement Process – Water Canada

June 19, 2017 On May 29, 2017, the federal ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada posted a notice online that engagement with First Nations for safe drinking water would be undertaken. The announcement came as a surprise to some leaders within the First Nations community and advocacy groups. Details of the engagement strategy were […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201733 Views

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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201729 Views

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The Population of Manawan Is Entitled to Adequate Ambulance Services

WENDAKE, QC, June 14, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) supports the actions taken by the Atikamekw of Manawan to obtain adequate ambulance services in the community. Located in a remote area, the community of Manawan is accessible by an unpaved road. The absence of adequate ambulance services in the community perpetuates the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201733 Views

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