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Final volume of landmark report explores health care, language, culture, food security in First Nations communities

July 24, 2018 | The second volume of the National Report of the First Nations Regional Health Survey Phase 3, released today by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), provides unparalleled insight into a wide array of factors, from language and culture to health-care access and food security, that affect the health and well-being […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201827 Views

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Health Canada launches the Pursue Your Passion interactive engagement tour

Tour will bring interactive exhibit across Canada offering Canadians the opportunity to learn the facts about cannabis and encourage youth to pursue healthy activities, rather than using cannabis. July 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Government is taking a public health approach to legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis to keep it out of the hands of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201823 Views

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Release: Over $449 000 for the realisation of two projects in Nunavik

Chibougamau, July 12th 2018.- The Quebec Government, through the Fonds d’appui au rayonnement des regions (FARR) announced a financial aid of $449 000$ for the realisation of two projects in Nunavik. This support comes from the Stratégie gouvernementale pour assurer l’occupation et la vitalité des territoires 2018-2022. Mr. Jean Boucher, M.N.A for Ungava and Parliamentary assistant to the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201826 Views

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Kativk Regional Government: Enhancements to the Food and Other Essentials Program

The list of eligible items under the Food and Other Essentials Program has been enhanced to reduce the costs of more food and non food items purchased from retail stores in the region. Among the changes, a 30% discount will now be applied on all fresh fruit and vegetables. As well, the items covered under […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201833 Views

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Tiny balloon catheter stops bleeding, has life saving impact in trauma patients – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 12, 2018 By Sheryl Ubelacker THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ By the time Gaven Mayo got to a Montreal hospital after a bullet from a high-powered rifle ripped through his thigh, he had lost a massive amount of blood and by his own account was hovering between life and death. But the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201826 Views

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Government of Canada taking steps to protect workers’ health and safety

July 11, 2018    Gatineau, Quebec  Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced changes to the occupational health and safety regulations for workers exposed to grain dust and flour dust in federally regulated workplaces. These changes to the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations on grain dust and flour […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201832 Views

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Media Advisory – Launch of the results of the First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS) – Phase 3

WENDAKE, QC, July 10, 2018 – The First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) will be launching the results of the First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS) – Phase 3 during its pre-Annual General Assembly that will be taking place on July 11, 2018. The RHS is a survey that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201833 Views

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The Government of Canada congratulates the Timiskaming First Nation on the expansion of its health centre

July 6, 2018 – Timiskaming (QC) – Timiskaming First Nation and Indigenous Services Canada Improving access to health care and social services for First Nations is a priority for the Government of Canada. This includes ensuring that families can access quality care and that sufficient, sustainable health resources are available in each community. Today, the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 201841 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Champagne to participate in a celebratory event at the Timiskaming First Nation Health Care Centre

Timiskaming First Nation – Quebec Please be advised that the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will participate in a celebratory event to mark the completion of the expansion and renovation project for the Timiskaming First Nation Health Care Centre. Date:  July 6, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201845 Views

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Progress Update – Action Plan: Building a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

June 27, 2018 Since the last public update in June 2017 of the CIHR Action Plan to strengthen Indigenous health research (IHR) in Canada, CIHR has made tangible progress towards its commitments to build a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. CIHR has focused on strategic leadership, peer review, capacity building, and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201836 Views

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