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The Arrival of A Hydroponic Growing Container in Inukjuak

INUKJUAK, October 29, 2020 – The arrival of a hydroponic growing container in Inukjuak is a significant milestone in the Pirursiivik Project, and one of the first phases of a larger collaboration with the Pituvik Landholding Corporation (LHC) and Sirivik Food Centre to use a year-round greenhouse and container farm to grow, cook and share […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 20209 Views

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No wrongdoing in Quebec Indigenous man’s death, health authority says – Montreal Gazette

Georges-Hervé Awashish’s cousin said the family wants to see the entire investigation: “He would not have invented something like that.” The health authority in charge of a hospital where an Indigenous man died this month after filing a complaint about racist comments has cleared its staff of any wrongdoing. Georges-Hervé Awashish, a 53-year-old Atikamekw man […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202011 Views

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Indigenous-led clinic to aid Quebec community still shaken by Joyce Echaquan’s death – Globalnews.ca

October 27, 2020 The idea is simple, says Jennifer Brazeau, executive director of the Native Friendship Centre in Quebec’s Lanaudière region: provide “a culturally secure space” where Indigenous people can get health care without feeling afraid. Brazeau said a reluctance to seek health services in Joliette, Que., has grown over the past month after an […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202015 Views

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Pregnant Inuit women more exposed to ‘the new PCBs’ than other Canadians: study – Montreal Gazette

“These contaminants (PFAAs), which are on the increase, are an additional environmental injustice,” Université Laval researcher says. Pregnant women in the Nunavik region in northern Quebec are twice as exposed to certain chemicals produced far from home than a representative sample of other Canadian women of the same age group, according to a study led […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202082 Views

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LMG: Second Confirmed Case, One Recovered

Friday– The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government (LMG) is announcing one (1) new confirmed case and one (1) recovered case of COVID-19. The total number of active cases in Listuguj is one. The LMG and Quebec Public Health are working collaboratively to monitor the situation closely and to provide on-going support to those affected. At this time, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202017 Views

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Meals For Milton-Parc Tackles Homelessness in Montreal And … – The Bull and Bear

Meals For Milton-Parc Tackles Homelessness in Montreal And Educates On Indigenous Issues Over the past couple of weeks, a new McGill volunteer initiative in the Milton-Parc neighbourhood has quickly gained support from community members. The mission of Meals for Milton-Parc is to support individuals without housing in the Milton-Parc community. The Bull & Bear sat […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202036 Views

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Health Care Has A Problem. As Doctors, It’s On Us To Be Part Of The Solution Too. – HuffPost Canada

The circumstances of Joyce Echaquan’s death say as much about the state of health care as society at large. I am a doctor. I grew up without ever seeing a single Indigenous person in my daily life. I did not see their arts, rarely heard their music or language, I did not play with their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202022 Views

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Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke: State of Emergency extended for seventh consecutive month

Kahnawake – 19, Kenténha/October 2020) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that the current State of Emergency was formally extended for a period of 30 days at today’s duly-convened Council meeting. The Mohawk Council Resolution was passed by consensus. The passage of the Resolution includes the extension of the Mandate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202024 Views

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COVID-19 & LMG Operations Update

Monday, October 19, 2020 – The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government (LMG) is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 in our community. Quebec Public Health has completed contract tracing, and the situation in our community is considered stable. There remains one (1) active case in Listuguj. We are pleased to report that there is minimal to no […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202030 Views

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Listuguj Confirmed Case Update

LISTUGUJ, Gespe’gewa’gi – On October 15, 2020, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government (LMG) announced a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Listuguj. We knew that this day would eventually come. We, as a community, have planned and are prepared to handle the task ahead of us. “As Listugujewaq, our strength is our people. In times of hardship, we […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202029 Views

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