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Quebec changes course, will allow parent on air ambulance flights with kids – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 16, 2018 8:45 MONTREAL _ The Quebec government is changing course on a controversial policy and will now allow parents to accompany their sick children on emergency air evacuations. Health Minister Gaetan Barrette says at least one parent will be permitted to join their children on air ambulance flights. Barrette adds the pilot will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 20188 Views

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New Jordan’s Principle Call Centre at Indigenous Services Canada, will help First Nations children access needed government services

Call centre now open to help First Nations children access wide range of products, services and supports February 9, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced the opening of a dedicated call centre at Indigenous Services Canada to help First Nations children access products, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201818 Views

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KRG Press Release: Unaaq Men’s Association of Inukjuak wins $500K at 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize gala

February 6th, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Quebec – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) would like to congratulate the Unaaq Men’s Association of Inukjuak, a local support group promoting leadership, self-esteem and the passing of traditional knowledge, for their award at the Arctic Inspiration Prize gala on January 31st, 2018, in Ottawa. “From the start, it was […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201817 Views

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Quebec’s air ambulance policy separating kids from parents reeks of paternalism – The Globe and Mail

February 06, 2018 “Barbarous,” “untenable,” “cruel” – just some of the epithets pediatricians are using to describe the Quebec government practice of denying parents the ability to accompany their children when they require medical evacuations from remote northern communities. No parent – nay, no one with even half a heart – can be unmoved and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201820 Views

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Paediatric societies call for Quebec to allow parents on child medical flights – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 6, 2018 4:01 By Giuseppe Valiante THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Quebec must change its policy that systematically denies parents the right to accompany their children during urgent medical air evacuations, the Canadian and Quebec paediatric societies said Tuesday. The call by the child-advocacy groups follows a similar demand by three physicians who wrote […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201818 Views

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Minister’s Message – Heart Month – February 2018

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. We can all reduce our risk of heart disease by making healthy lifestyle choices, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, and limiting alcohol intake. To help make the healthier […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201826 Views

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The AFNQL highlights First Nations Wellness Day and Suicide Prevention Week

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 1, 2018  – Today, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, draws attention to the seventh First Nations Wellness Day as well as the 28th edition of Suicide Prevention Week. On February 1 of each year, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) highlights First Nations Wellness Day, which […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201825 Views

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Culturally adapted support services can help Indigenous communities heal – CBC

A CAVAC team was sent to the tiny village of Akulivik after a violent tragedy in 2017 Jan 30, 2018 People who offer culturally adapted support services for victims of crime in northern Quebec say their work is essential to help Indigenous communities heal and access justice. The Crime Victims Assistance Centre (CAVAC) for the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201822 Views

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Government of Canada announces a $94M investment in innovative health research, including $11M for Laval University

Quebec researchers receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study cancer, Alzheimer’s, nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease, anxiety, MS, and Indigenous health, among others January 26, 2018 – Quebec, Quebec – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Today, while touring the research facilities at Laval University, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 201832 Views

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Quebec doctors call on province to let parents accompany kids on medical flights – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 24, 2018 13:52 By Morgan Lowrie THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ A group of Quebec doctors is calling on the province to change its policy to allow parents to accompany sick children who are airlifted to hospitals from remote communities. In a letter sent in December, they say sending children to hospitals without their […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201820 Views

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