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New book takes a detailed look at ‘Indian Hospitals’ – APTN

March 17, 2017 Canada had segregated healthcare for Indigenous people for decades. They were known as “Indian Hospitals” and were notorious for their abuse, neglect and, in some cases, experiments. A new investigative book tackles the subject in great detail and the revelations aren’t any more flattering. Tfennario@aptn.ca Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/03/17/new-book-takes-a-detailed-look-at-indian-hospitals/

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201710 Views

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Budget Disappoints Individuals with Disabilities and their Families

March 17, 2017 Yesterday’s budget does not adequately reflect the interests of individuals with disabilities and their families. The overall budget for Persons with Disabilities is the same as the forecast for the past year. This budget simply keeps pace with last year’s expenditures. While this government has announced many initiatives, even during a period […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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Continuing to support recovery after the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires

March 14, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Almost a year after the worst natural disaster in Canada’s history, the residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta, are continuing to rebuild their lives, and come to grips with the physical, mental and environmental impacts of the wildfires and evacuation. As part of its […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201717 Views

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CNF: Madeleine Kétéskwew Dion Stout

March 13, 2017 Madeleine Kétéskwew Dion Stout, a Cree speaker, was born and raised on the Kehewin First Nation in Alberta. After graduating from the Edmonton General Hospital as a Registered Nurse, she earned a Bachelors Degree in Nursing, with Distinction, from the University of Lethbridge and a Masters Degree in International Affairs from the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201712 Views

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Government of Canada Announces $6 million in Emergency Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis in Alberta

From Health Canada March 10, 2017 Ottawa, ON – Alberta Government of Canada Builds on $75 million in federal funding previously announced to address this crisis The current overdose crisis is having a devastating impact in many communities and has been spreading across the country. Today, the Government of Canada announced an additional $6 million […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 201716 Views

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Mobile homes headed to Fort Chipewyan to relieve housing shortage – CBC

‘There’s a housing shortage in Fort Chipewyan … There’s overcrowding and people living with relatives.’ Mar 03, 2017 Sixteen mobile homes are destined for the Northern Alberta community of Fort Chipewyan in an effort to address a shortage of housing in the community. The Wood Buffalo Housing Development Corporation announced Wednesday it had reached an […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 201722 Views

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Western medical science must embrace Indigenous healing, says education professor – CBC

Gregory Lowan-Trudeau says the two health perspectives can complement one another Mar 03, 2017 Western science and Indigenous science are two very different methods of studying human health and the natural world. But as Canada continues its reconciliation process with Indigenous communities, a professor at the University of Calgary says the two perspectives on wellness […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 201718 Views

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A dialogue is needed for healing – Cochrane Eagle

Mar 02, 2017 That dialogue regarding prescription and illicit drugs has been initiated is an important step in our community. Tragedy, violence and grief has affected our community in such a way that it cannot be ignored. When a loved one is lost, a family is left in mourning. Loss is already difficult but it […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201714 Views

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Government of Canada announces close to $3 million to support participation of designated communities to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time Count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities

February 22, 2017    Gatineau, Quebec    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced nearly $3 million to support Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) designated communities that wish to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time (PiT) count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities. The 2018 Coordinated […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201720 Views

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Beds to help youth with addictions in Red Deer

Feb 21, 2017 A new $7.3-million, eight-bed safe house for children with drug and alcohol addictions in central Alberta begins the design phase. “Vulnerable children and teens struggling with severe addictions need safe places close to home and family to receive treatment. We’re committed to providing better access to mental health and addiction services for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201724 Views

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