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TELUS to provide free smartphones and wireless services to Indigenous women at risk or surviving violence in Quebec

MAY 16, 2024 Quebec City, Quebec, traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat Nation — Today, TELUS launched Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk in Quebec, a program offering free smartphones and data plans to Indigenous women at risk of, or surviving violence. The report Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20246 Views

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Non-Insured Health Benefits Unveils New Medical Transportation Van

May 15, 2024 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB) is notifying the community that they have purchased an updated medical transportation van. The new van is expected to be in service by June 2024 after undergoing certain specifications to accommodate medical transport requirements and safety standards. The new medical transport van […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20245 Views

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No showers, full sewage tanks: Nunavik residents say water system can’t meet growing demand – CBC

May 16, 2024 Communities in northern Quebec region rely on trucks to provide water Dr. Sarah Bergeron is used to improvising when the water runs dry in her community in Puvirnituq, Que. She washes her hair in a bowl and throws dirty water outside if the sewage is full. A few weeks ago, she didn’t […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20245 Views

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Building bridges: MGH program cultivates support and trust among Indigenous patients – MUHC

May 13, 2024 “More and more Indigenous patients are starting to hear about our program and the services that are there to support them.  It makes us happy to know they may be less anxious when seeking medical treatment at the MUHC.” Camille Panneton and Sidonie Laurier are Indigenous Liaison Agents. They took a few […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202413 Views

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DCSS Call for Service: Enhancing Well-Being Through Prevention Services

May 8, 2024 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Community and Social Services (DCSS) is issuing a call out to organizations passionate about enhancing the well-being of children and families within our community through prevention services. We recognize the critical role of early intervention and support in fostering healthy family dynamics and child development. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202411 Views

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Miscellaneous News – FNQLHSSC

Each week, we gather various news related to health and social services, as well as to First Nations. Scholarships, awards and grants Financial support program for Indigenous families organizations This program provides financial assistance to Indigenous families organizations to promote the deployment of and access to local services for Aboriginal families and children. Its aim […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 202410 Views

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The Eurêka! Festival For A healthy World

Montréal, May 7, 2024 – L’île du savoir, in collaboration with Espace pour la vie, invites you to Parc Jean-Drapeau, at the foot of the Biosphère, for the 17th edition of the big science celebration. On the cusp of its majority, the Eurêka! Festival is bigger than ever, with even more science collaborators, amazing demonstrations, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202412 Views

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Meet Michèle Audette – FNQLHSSC

May 6, 2024 The path I followed was determined when I was born to a Quebecois father and an Innu mother. Racism was just a part of my life, a reality I was hit with very early on. Growing up, I had to claim two identities, Quebecois and Innu, without being fully accepted by either. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202415 Views

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Profiles of Mylène Dugas St-Louis and Tracy Johnson

After falling in love with Uashat mak Mani-Utenam (and one man in particular!), along with Innu values and culture, Mylène Dugas St-Louis landed her first job as a nurse in the community in 2009. This was during the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic. And since 2017, she has been a home care coordinator, having always had […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202417 Views

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MCK congratulates KMHC on their 40th Anniversary

(Kahnawake – 24, Onerahtókha/April 2024) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) would like to congratulate the Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre (KMHC), as today marks the 40th anniversary of the historical signing of the 1984 Hospital Agreement between Kahnawà:ke and Quebec, that resulted in the construction of the KMHC as it stands today. At the time […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 202416 Views

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