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Minister Duclos releases report on nationwide engagement to reduce poverty

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 20, 2018 Québec, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Over the past year, the Government of Canada has travelled across the country, engaging with thousands of Canadians, especially those who have lived experience with poverty, to hear their stories, ideas and feedback about reducing poverty. Today the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20184 Views

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Faculty of Nursing’s path toward Indigenization focuses on cultural safety, helping vulnerable populations – U Today

Indigenous Initiatives co-directors use Truth and Reconciliation Commission as springboard for change When the Wellesley Institute study “First Peoples, Second Class Treatment” was released in 2015, it suggested that racism against Indigenous people within Canada’s health care system was “pervasive” and a contributor to substandard health among native people in Canada. This was far from […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20182 Views

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New Jordan’s Principle Call Centre at Indigenous Services Canada, will help First Nations children access needed government services

Call centre now open to help First Nations children access wide range of products, services and supports February 9, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced the opening of a dedicated call centre at Indigenous Services Canada to help First Nations children access products, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201814 Views

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Fort Chipewyan elders care centre gets support

February 08, 2018 Elders can remain in Fort Chipewyan for assisted living and palliative care, thanks to support from the provincial government. Over the next three years, the Kahkiyow Keykanow Elders Care Home, the only assisted living facility in the isolated community of Fort Chipewyan, will receive $1.5 million for operating costs. “Elders are integral […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201811 Views

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Symposium helps celebrate launch of LGBTQ Studies program – U of AB

Camaraderie, conversation and collaboration. These are just a few words guiding the new LGBTQ Studies program at UT, which celebrated its launch with a Queer Camaraderie symposium. The symposium, which began last night and continues today, will feature professors and researchers at UT and across the country, all with an interest in telling the history […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201825 Views

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Minister’s Message – Heart Month – February 2018

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. We can all reduce our risk of heart disease by making healthy lifestyle choices, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, and limiting alcohol intake. To help make the healthier […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201820 Views

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Lawyers file class action lawsuit for former patients at Indian Hospitals – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 30, 2018  EDMONTON _ Lawyers have filed a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging abuse at Indian Hospitals run decades ago by the federal government. A statement of claim filed in Toronto says Indigenous patients suffered consistent physical and sexual assaults at the 29 hospitals from 1945 until the last one closed in 1981. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201818 Views

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United Nurses of Alberta recommend new contract, set Feb. 15 for vote on deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 25, 2018  EDMONTON _ The United Nurses of Alberta is recommending its members approve a tentative deal that includes a two-year wage freeze and job security. The union, which represents 30,000 registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses, has set Feb. 15 for the ratification vote. The three-year agreement would run retroactive from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 201822 Views

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Department of Indigenous Services Canada provides update on commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

Government adding close to 250 drinking water systems to clean drinking water commitment; 91 long-term advisories to be lifted by March 2021 January, 23, 2018     Ottawa, ON        Department of Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Our Government is steadfast in our commitment and we […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201823 Views

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Alberta naloxone kits may not contain life saving anti opioid overdose drug – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 18, 2018  EDMONTON _ The Alberta government is urging people who have naloxone kits to check them to ensure that they actually contain the drug that is used to prevent deadly opioid overdoses. Alberta Health Services says some of the kits that have been distributed to clinics and pharmacies across the province […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 201817 Views

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