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QIA releases Food Sovereignty and Harvesting Report

Iqaluit, Nunavut – March 6, 2019 – Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) released a food sovereignty and harvesting report today outlining a forward looking, solution oriented approach to Nunavut’s food problems. In the Arctic, much of the conversation about food is centered on food insecurity, the release of the new Canada Food Guide provides an opening for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201935 Views

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Tuberculosis: The Airborne Disease Displacing Many Inuit – The Link

Limited Health Resources in Nunavut Push Those Fighting TB to Migrate South for Treatment March 5, 2019 Coughing up blood, aching all over, chills and fatigue, all while fighting a fever—these are the symptoms of the airborne disease tuberculosis. Now imagine fighting these symptoms while resting in a poorly insulated and overcrowded house, shared with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201939 Views

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NIEDB: Northern Sustainable Food Systems Recommendations Report

February 25, 2019, the Board launched its Northern Sustainable Food Systems Recommendations Report. Read the report here: Northern Sustainable Food Systems Recommendations Report Northern sustainable food systems are a critical component of economic development in the North. Sustainable food systems support food security, leading to healthier communities, and individuals who are better able to participate in the workforce. With a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201945 Views

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Truth, respect and recognition: addressing barriers to Indigenous maternity care – CMAJ

Janet Smylie MD MPH, Wanda Phillips-Beck RN MSc For those of us living and working in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, the finding of the linked research by Wall-Wieler and colleagues,1 that mothers with a history of child apprehension are less likely to receive adequate prenatal care in subsequent pregnancies, comes as no surprise. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201946 Views

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Opinion: Address barriers to health care for Indigenous Montrealers – Montreal Gazette

February 19, 2019 Montreal’s health services are ill-prepared to take care of the area’s fastest growing population, one that has grown 300 per cent over the past 20 years. The Montreal Gazette reported recently on instances of Indigenous patients being turned away from needed care. These were not isolated cases, but symptoms of a deeper problem. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201948 Views

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Minister Duclos participates in the Annual General Meeting of Le Réseau Solidarité Itinérance du Québec

February 15, 2019                    Québec, Quebec                      Employment and Social Development Canada Homelessness has an economic and social impact on every community in Canada. The Government of Canada is committed to helping those who are in need and believes that one homeless Canadian is one too many. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201944 Views

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The AFNQL Supports the Innu Nation in its Commitment to Fighting Drug Trafficking and Abuse

Wendake, February 6, 2019 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the efforts of the Innu Nation that has adopted a Declaration on the fight against drug trafficking and abuse today. This was made public in the context of a political meeting of the leaders of the Innu Nation held in Uashat on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201944 Views

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It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day! Join the world’s biggest mental health conversation as we get ready to achieve some major milestones

Jan 30, 2019 All-time Bell Let’s Talk Day messages of support set to top a total of 1 billion this year; Bell’s total funding commitment to surpass $100 million Get engaged at no cost to you: Talk, text and join in on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat today to support mental health and drive Bell […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201936 Views

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Three friends in two weeks’: Indigenous women’s deaths ‘unbearable’ – Montreal Gazette

January 30, 2019 All three struggled with addiction and homelessness. One tried to get into rehab, but a spot never materialized. They shuffled in from the cold at dusk; stomping their snow-crusted boots while they entered the church basement. Some hid their tears behind sullen looks or simply avoided making eye contact with the other […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201941 Views

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Updated Canada’s Food Guide: focus on country foods, Indigenous realities – Nunatsiaq News

28 January, 2019 The new, national guide more closely resembles Nunavut’s 2011 version For those who have seen the 2011 Nunavut Food Guide, the new, national guide might look a little familiar. “A traditional way of eating is balanced,” says the Nunavut guide. “Country foods are a healthy choice.” Eight years later, the 2019 Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201940 Views

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