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‘It’s very healing’: Pulling off a pow-wow in pandemic-stricken Quebec – APTN News

Social distance pow-wows have taken place over the internet ever since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold across the country, forcing many to change their plans. But organizers in Quebec were dead set on making one happen in real life – and pulled it off over the weekend, despite government warnings and last minute cancellations. “My […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202027 Views

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Fisheries framework obscures the long-term picture of declining populations – Policy Options

The Sustainable Fisheries Framework uses shifting baselines to determine if a species stock is healthy, failing to account for historical declines. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) made notable mistakes during the latter part of the 20th century. It allowed commercial fisheries to overexploit several stocks, ranging from Atlantic cod to Pacific herring. Most stocks were […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202028 Views

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Better communication may have prevented 2017 Nunavik shooting death: coroner’s report – Nunatsiaq News

21 September 2020 The KRPF says it’s already implemented a number of the report’s recommendations Nunavik police say they are on board with recommendations made by Quebec’s coroner’s office following the 2017 death of an Umiujaq man. The report calls on the Kativik Regional Police Force to hire more Inuit officers and staff and use […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202030 Views

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Five Questions With… Twin Flames – FYIMusicNews

Sep 21, 2020 Twin Flames, the husband and wife duo of Chelsey June and Jaaji, has just released its latest album OMEN, a sonic departure from the folk-based music they have previously been known for. Experimenting with pop and synth-heavy sounds, Twin Flames based OMEN on ideas exploring a dystopian reality, global warming, and humankind […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202026 Views

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Nunavik police opt to expand use of body-worn cameras, Tasers across region – Nunatsiaq News

17 September 2020 KRPF says tools could help de-escalate violent, high-risk incidents The Kativik Regional Police Force says it’s planning to invest in body-worn cameras and Tasers across the region as a way to address and prevent violent encounters between police and civilians. The police force launched a pilot project at the beginning of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202039 Views

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Nunavik midwifery program graduates its first Ungava coast midwife – Nunatsiaq News

“The community is super proud to have someone who is so skilled and professional” 15 September 2020 Marilyn Mesher has been a staple in Tulattavik health centre’s birthing centre for many years. Over the last seven years, the Kuujjuaq-based midwife has attended more than 120 births of Nunavik children. The mother of three took two […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202032 Views

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BIPOC voices will no longer be silenced – McGill Tribune

September 15, 2020 On Aug. 29, protestors toppled a statue of John A. Macdonald in Montreal. Besides serving as Canada’s first prime minister, Macdonald is infamously known as the creator of the residential school system and as someone who starved Indigenous groups to forcibly relocate them. Macdonald’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples was reconsitiuted as cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202030 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202028 Views

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Nunavik officers cleared in 2019 Salluit death – Nunatsiaq News

11 September 2020 Sandy Alaku died after police vehicle rolled over him Quebec’s Crown prosecutor has cleared Kativik Regional Police Force officers of criminal responsibility in a July 2019 incident that resulted in the death of a Nunavik man. Late July 5, 2019, KRPF officers were called to a disturbance at a home in Salluit. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 202039 Views

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Northern Quebec wildlife officials rely on Cree to provide crucial data on wildlife – CBC

Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board launching ‘Citizen Scientist’ initiative to collect data on wildlife Sep 09, 2020 In an effort to better understand the animal life in James Bay and how it’s changing, wildlife officials in northern Quebec are turning to the people who know the bay the best: traditional land users. The Eeyou Marine Region […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202034 Views

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