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The Québec government secures ambulance coverage for the community of Kanesatake

May 16, 2022 To ensure the continuity of ambulance services in Kanesatake, the Québec government has confirmed that it will provide financial support for First Nations Paramedics. The support granted will provide a quick solution to the fact that the company’s only ambulance is currently unavailable by helping it purchase a backup emergency vehicle, reducing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20228 Views

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Mohawk community’s only ambulance off the streets after collision – APTN News

May 12, 2022 First Nations Paramedics still waiting on permit for a backup vehicle from Quebec’s ministry of health What happens when your town’s only ambulance gets into a car accident? Kanehsatà:ke found out the hard way. A car ran a stop sign on April 30 and collided with the only ambulance used by the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202215 Views

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Safe house in tiny Nunavik village aims to break generations of trauma for Inuit – CTV News

May 12, 2022 KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ, Que. -On any given day in Kingaqsualujjuak, Que., a person or family in crisis can call a 24-hour number and speak to a community member who can help. Qarmaapik House offers a safe house for parents and children, and its goal is to keep families together, ensuring Inuit resources intervene when […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202213 Views

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The land is my therapy’: healing centre encourages reconnecting with Inuit identity – Toronto Star

May 10, 2022 KUUJJUAQ, Que. – On the shore of a still-frozen lake in front of a traditional Inuit dwelling with the spring sun melting the snow underfoot, the Governor General met eight women who are reconnecting with their Inuit roots as they try to heal from addiction. Mary Simon wiped away tears hearing what […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202218 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of May 9 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of:

Data on this page Confirmed cases posted on this page reflect only the COVID-19 testing results reported to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). Because of home testing and individuals choosing not to get tested, these numbers are an underestimation of all positive COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities. On this page Cases in First Nations on reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202219 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding support for Fédération des Communautés Culturelles de l’Estrie to address gender-based violence

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada May 6, 2022 – Sherbrooke, Quebec – Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant barrier to achieving gender equality, and it is preventable. The Government of Canada is committed to preventing and addressing GBV in all its forms. Today, Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202280 Views

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2022 “Together for Life” Suicide Prevention National Conference

“Together for Life” Suicide Prevention National Conference to break new ground in the name of suicide prevention Wednesday, May 4, 2022 – Montréal, QC – In Quebec, 3 people die by suicide each day on average and over 75 make an attempt.  In Canada, those number increase to 11 deaths by suicide with 275 attempts.  […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202218 Views

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Cree practice run bodes well for 4,500 km snowmobile ‘healing expedition’ – CBC

May 04, 2022 Expédition First Nations Expedition begins in February 2023 A northern Quebec team of snowmobilers says a three-day practice run to the far eastern reaches of Cree territory went well this spring and has helped them prepare for an epic Indigenous-led snowmobile expedition planned for next winter. The team will be representing the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202212 Views

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Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund announces new grant recipients

May 3, 2022 • $500,000 more in grants to expand access to mental health services for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities in Canada • $3.35 million in grants disbursed since the launch of the Fund in 2020 MONTRÉAL, May 3, 2022 – In celebration of Mental Health Week, Bell Let’s Talk today […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202221 Views

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A racial justice agenda for medicare – IRPP

April 21, 2022 Medicare is often referred to as the highest beacon of Canadian values, a great equalizer among people of all walks of life. While for many this is the story of “Canada the Good,” and a history linked to the narrative of Canada, for others the truth is more complex. This latter perspective […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202241 Views

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