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A call for hope during a time of pain: Nunavik looks for solutions to suicide crisis – CBC

‘We have forgotten where we come from,’ said Kuujjuaq Mayor Tunu Napartuk, invoking Inuit survival in north Oct 31, 2018 As people in Kuujjuaq prepared to bury two young people Tuesday — the latest victims of apparent suicides — the town’s mayor called for hope. Some 60 people from across Quebec’s Inuit territory of Nunavik […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201823 Views

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Groups gather to discuss spate of suicides in northern Quebec region of Nunavik – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 30, 2018 MONTREAL _ The regional health board serving northern Quebec is repeating calls for action as local officials gather for an emergency meeting this week to discuss a spate of suicides in Nunavik. The number of suicides in the remote region’s 14 Inuit communities is being called a crisis, and experts […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201823 Views

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Emergency meetings begin as Quebec’s Inuit region grapples with string of suicides – RCI

As winter approaches in Quebec’s Arctic region, the sun doesn’t rise very high in the crisp, blue sky. It hangs rather low, circling above, and casting long shadows of the Inuit residents walking the streets. But as the winter approaches, there is something else casting a long shadow over Nunavik, the Inuit region in northern […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 201823 Views

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Russell Wangersky: Riding the trauma bandwagon – The Chronicle Herald

Warning: some may find this column triggering. They probably shouldn’t. I started thinking about this when I read about an incident at a writers’ festival in Vancouver, where an Indigenous speaker was verbally confronted by an audience member. What stuck with me was a line in the Globe and Mail about the scene from a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201829 Views

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Sick children from Quebec’s remote regions now accompanied by parents ‘in 98% of cases’ – CBC

Head of Viens inquiry urges EVAQ to make more changes, like translating policies into Indigenous languages Oct 24, 2018 The government agency that manages Quebec’s air-ambulance service said parents have been able to accompany their children on emergency flights in “98 per cent” of cases over the past month. Évacuations aéromédicales du Québec (EVAQ) said […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201825 Views

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Ottawa ready to help as Inuit health officials grapple with spate of suicides – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 22, 2018 By Sidhartha Banerjee THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ The federal government says it will respond to pleas for help from northern Quebec, where a spate of suicides in Inuit communities this year has created what officials are calling a crisis. “As a government, it’s truly a priority of ours that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201825 Views

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MH4A Conference shifts Canada’s mental health discussion upstream

Canadian Mental Health Association says mental illness prevention and mental health promotion will be the vaccines of the next century MONTRÉAL (QUÉBEC) October 22, 2018 – In its 100th anniversary year, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) today kicks off its third annual three-day Mental Health for All Conference (MH4A 2018) in Montréal, Québec. Themed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201824 Views

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Media Advisory – Canadian Mental Health Association brings its annual meeting of the minds on mental health to Montréal

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 18, 2018  – In its 100th anniversary year, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will hold its third annual three-day Mental Health for All Conference (MH4A 2018) in Montréal, Québec from October 22-24, 2018. The national event, themed Ahead by a Century: The Shape of Things to Come, brings together national leaders, front-line workers, people […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201825 Views

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Officials raise alarm after spate of suicides in northern Quebec region of Nunavik – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 16, 2018  THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ A spate of suicides in northern Quebec Inuit communities has the local school board sounding the alarm about what one official describes as a “deep and ongoing crisis.” “It is an emergency,” said Harriet Keleutak, the director general of the Kativik school board, which serves […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201825 Views

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CFIA – Responding to Today, Building for the Future Progress Report 2018: Looking Back, Looking Forward

A message from the President and Executive Vice President In 2017, we launched the “Responding to Today, Building for the Future” (RTBF) framework that set out our strategic priorities for the next few years. At that time, we promised to keep our staff, as well as our partners, engaged and informed of the changes and […]

by aanationtalk on September 28, 201831 Views

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