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LMG: Community Notice – Additional Health and Safety Measures

September 15, 2020 As a proactive measure due to the start of school and increased interaction between community members, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government will be implementing additional health and safety measures to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. Starting tomorrow, September 16th, 2020 and until further notice, all LMG employees will be required to wear […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202017 Views

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Department of Family Medicine introduces new Inuit health module – McGill Tribune

September 15, 2020 McGill’s Department of Family Medicine is developing a course that aims to help doctors and researchers understand Inuit perspectives on healthcare that they expect to be open for enrollment by the Fall of 2021. Spearheading the development of this new Inuit health module is recently appointed associate professor of Family Medicine Richard […]

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LMG: Public Notice – LCHS

August 28, 2020 The Listuguj Community Health Services is putting in place additional precautionary measures at the Health Center in preparation for the upcoming flu season. Beginning Monday, August 31st, 2020, the Health Center will be ‘Open’ to Walk-In’s for clinical services from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. only. Because we are still in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202045 Views

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Stornoway – Renard Mining Site : investing in the health and communities of the Cree Nation with COVID-19 testing lab

Nemaska, Eeyou Istchee (August 25, 2020) The company has invested significant funds in developing a testing capacity protocol, laboratory, and health providers that will assist in detecting the presence of COVID-19 at the site. The benefits of this investment for the Stornoway Renard Site will be quickly appreciated by the families and friends of Cree […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202064 Views

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Nunavik-Quebec meeting offers leaders a chance to air their needs – Nunatsiaq News

21 August 2020 Health officials worry about second-wave preparedness After a recent meeting with Nunavik and James Bay Cree officials by video conference, Quebec Premier François Legault said he understood the needs of Nunavik and would work with the Nunavik health board to meet those needs, a news release from the health board said. “It […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202076 Views

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Government of Canada investment brings nutritious surplus food to vulnerable Canadians

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Backgrounder The Surplus Food Rescue Program is a $50 million initiative which will help to support Canada’s food system, food processors, and food producers, and distributors to help ensure food availability for all Canadians. Funding will be used to help manage and redirect existing surpluses to organizations addressing food insecurity […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2020110 Views

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Makivik Commends Federal Announcement of $75-Million for Northern Air Transportation Support of an Essential Service

August 10, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation highlights the importance of the announcement made by the government of Canada on August 6, 2020. The immediate and projected funding announced is vital, and defining northern transportation to remote communities as an “essential service” is critical. “During this pandemic we met with many officials inside […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2020119 Views

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Kanesatake confirms its first 5 cases of COVID-19 – CBC

‘We’re hoping people understand this pandemic hasn’t gone away,’ says Robert Bonspiel Aug 04, 2020 Six months into the coronavirus pandemic in Canada, Kanesatake’s Emergency Response Unit (ERU) announced its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Mohawk community northwest of Montreal this week. On Saturday, ERU spokesperson Robert Bonspiel announced over Facebook live that […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202051 Views

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First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Releases Pandemic Planning Tool For First Nations

August 4, 2020 For Immediate Release FIRST NATIONS HEALTH MANAGERS ASSOCIATION (FNHMA) RELEASES PANDEMIC PLANNING TOOL FOR FIRST NATIONS. Ottawa, ON The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) is pleased to announce the Pandemic Planning Tool for First Nations Communities. This tool is available to all First Nations communities, free of charge, to help create […]

by mmnationtalk on August 4, 202044 Views

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Chief Darcy Responds to Mini Bubble

July 30, 2020 The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is encouraged with the outcome of discussions held between Premier Blaine Higgs and Chief Darcy Gray. Effective August 1, 2020, Listuguj community members and residents will once again be able to reunite with their families, access affordable food options, and access our traditional and ancestral lands. “Regaining access […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 202096 Views

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