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Cardston doctor placed on leave for inappropriate comments – CTV

August 15, 2018 A southern Alberta doctor has been suspended by AHS after he was caught on video allegedly making negative comments about a group of Indigenous people waiting outside a store in Cardston. A complaint has been filed regarding the actions of Dr. Lloyd Clarke, who allegedly made derogatory remarks about a group of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201810 Views

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RavenQuest Signs Services Contract With Alexander First Nation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 15, 2018– RavenQuest BioMed Inc. (the “Company” or “RavenQuest”) – (CSE: RQB, OTCQB: RVVQF, Frankfurt: 1IT) is pleased to announce it has entered into a services agreement with Alexander First Nation to develop a Health Canada cannabis license application. Alexander First Nation is located adjacent to the Edmonton Metropolitan Region and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 20189 Views

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Completely outrageous:’ Alberta doctor investigated for alleged comments – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 13, 2018  CARDSTON, Alta. _ A southern Alberta doctor is on administrative leave from a position at Alberta Health Services after allegedly telling some homeless Indigenous people to “get jobs” in late May. Dr. Lloyd Clarke was removed as associate medical director for the southern region but continues to practise medicine in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20188 Views

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Cardston doctor under fire for alleged racist confrontation with Indigenous people – CBC

Doctor allegedly told people to ‘get a job’ and asked if they wanted painkiller prescriptions August 13, 2018 A southern Alberta doctor is engulfed in controversy after he allegedly told a group of Indigenous people who are homeless to “get a job” and sarcastically asked them if they wanted prescriptions for the addictive painkiller Tylenol 3. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 201812 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201811 Views

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AB Government: New funding boosts opportunities for women

Aug 07, 2018 Status of Women is supporting 32 projects that will help immigrant entrepreneurs, empower Indigenous communities and make life better for Alberta women. The province is providing $850,000 to non-profit organizations to kick-start or expand innovative projects that empower women in leadership roles, increase economic security for their families and prevent gender-based violence. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201813 Views

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This Alberta First Nation community is the only one left in the province with an unaddressed long-term boil-water advisory – The Star

Aug. 6, 2018 EDMONTON — A patchwork of transmission lines and trucks ferry water to around 250 households in Kehewin Cree Nation. Located three hours east of Edmonton, the reserve has had a long-term boil-water advisory in place for over six years. But, according to the federal government, this advisory — one of the longest-lasting […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 20189 Views

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Dee Dee’s wheelchair confines her to home. Her family is fundraising for freedom – CBC

Government programs won’t fund all-terrain pushchair that can traverse reserve’s unpaved sidewalks, road Aug 07, 2018 Dee Dee House spends most of her time in a rickety wheelchair, trapped in her parents’ home on the Paul First Nation reserve. A wooden ramp runs from her room to the yard, but it drops off onto grass […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201811 Views

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Lloydminster gets naloxone training – Lloydminster Meridian Booster

Residents in Lloydminster had the hands-on training of take-home naloxone kits this week. The free training program was offered by the Métis Nation of Alberta on Monday, as people were encouraged to drop by to learn about opioid awareness. Haily Villeneuve was one participant of the training program and she took it because she said […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201817 Views

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Townsite of Redwood Meadows under boil water advisory – CBC

Tsuut’ina Nation residents told to boil contaminated water until further notice Jul 31, 2018 The townsite of Redwood Meadows, Alta., is under a boil water advisory after officials discovered there was a pressure loss in the area’s water distribution system. According to a Tuesday afternoon release by Indigenous Services Canada, there could be microbial contamination […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201823 Views

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