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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2017426 Views

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The Population of Manawan Is Entitled to Adequate Ambulance Services

WENDAKE, QC, June 14, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) supports the actions taken by the Atikamekw of Manawan to obtain adequate ambulance services in the community. Located in a remote area, the community of Manawan is accessible by an unpaved road. The absence of adequate ambulance services in the community perpetuates the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2017374 Views

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New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well in some aspects of child and youth well-being, but lags farthest behind other countries in concerning indicators of child health and violence. In Oh Canada! […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2017518 Views

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Quebec women’s shelters hit with funding crisis: study – Montreal Gazette

June 8, 2017 Quebec’s largest network of women’s shelters is in the thick of a crisis that might leave victims of domestic abuse with nowhere to turn, a new study suggests. Last year, 10 of the network’s 33 shelters had an occupancy rate of over 100 per cent and another eight were operating at or […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2017381 Views

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Government of Canada takes action to address homelessness in the Montréal Area

From Employment and Social Development Canada June 5, 2017 Montréal, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Homelessness is a reality for too many Canadians and is a challenge for communities across the country. That is why the Government of Canada promotes cooperation between governments, communities, the private sector and not-for-profit organizations to implement local solutions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2017363 Views

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Nunavik public health says region’s TB numbers are stable – NunatsiaqOnline

June 05, 2017 Health department developing new TB prevention campaign KUUJJUAQ—Nunavik public health care officials say they believe they’ve stemmed a small outbreak of tuberculosis in Nunavik’s largest community. Late last month, the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services warned the public to watch for symptoms after six active cases of TB were […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2017422 Views

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Government of Canada helps make workplaces and communities more accessible through call for proposals

From Employment and Social Development Canada May 31, 2017 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada During National AccessAbility Week, as we celebrate, highlight and promote inclusion and accessibility across Canada, we are especially aware of how greatly society benefits when all Canadians can participate equally in their workplaces and communities. To help achieve a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2017415 Views

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Indigenous babies in Quebec hospitalized at higher rates, study finds – The Globe and Mail

First Nations and Inuit babies are hospitalized 100 per cent more often during their first year, compared with non-Indigenous infants in the province of Quebec, according to a new study published Monday in CMAJ. The report found that the poor health of their mothers – who have higher rates of chronic diseases such as pre-existing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2017379 Views

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HSI: Mass spay/neuter clinic completed in First Nations community of Wemotaci, Qc

May 30, 2017 188 animals received essential veterinary treatments Humane Society International/Canada, Chiot Nordiques Humane Society International/Canada and Chiots Nordiques have just completed their 10th mass spay/neuter clinic together in the Atikamekw community of Wemotaci, Quebec. The groups set up a temporary clinic to sterilize 113 animals, with a total of 188 animals receiving essential […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 2017389 Views

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Global Voices: Young caregivers grow up too fast – Canada.com

May 30, 2017 Those who tend to loved ones who are ill, addicted, disabled or injured part of invisible class Kendra* grew up too fast. At 12, she’d do her homework while caring for her twin with non-verbal autism as he watched the same Disney film over and over. She’d cook dinner while helping her […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2017353 Views

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