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Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Breakfast Club of Canada Expand Breakfast Program to Four Indigenous Schools

CALGARY, June 21, 2018 – Pembina Pipeline Corporation (“Pembina” or the “Company”) (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) announced today that in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, its signature community investment program, Fuel 4 Thought, has launched in Driftpile First Nation, Sturgeon Lake Cree First Nation, Alexis Nakota Sioux First Nation and Ktunaxa Nation Council. In […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20187 Views

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Without government support, Indigenous healing lodge forced to turn some women away – CBC

‘Without your basic needs you’re left to pull at straws’ Jun 20, 2018 At 19, Courtney Aubichon checked herself into a 90-day addiction program at Poundmaker’s Lodge, an Indigenous treatment centre near St. Albert. When she hit three months sober in 2013, Aubichon said she realized she had changed — but the world she escaped […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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Walking With Our Sisters exhibit offers path to healing – Daily Herald Tribune

June 13, 2018 The first time Wendy Goulet saw Walking With Our Sisters, she knew she wanted it to come to Grande Prairie. Conceived by Metis artist Christi Belcourt, the travelling art exhibit features vamps, or moccasin tops, to commemorate the more than 800 Indigenous women reported missing or murdered in Canada over the last […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20189 Views

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Statement: Men’s Health Week

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Men’s Health Week, June 11-17, is an opportunity to build awareness about the importance of physical health and well-being among Canadian men, and to encourage men to take action to improve their overall health. Canadians are some of the healthiest people in the world; however, we know that many […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201810 Views

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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day – Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa

June 01, 2018 On behalf of CIHR, I would like to wish First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples a happy National Indigenous History Month and a National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. For all Canadians, June is a very special month as we all come together to celebrate the traditions, cultures and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201812 Views

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The NIB Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 Successful Groups and Organizations receiving funding for Programs aimed at Healing and Reconciliation

The National Indian Brotherhood (NIB) Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 successful groups and organizations who have been approved for funding for a wide variety of educational programs and initiatives aimed at supporting healing and reconciliation. The NIB Trust Fund Board of Trustees has approved approximately $6.5 million in funding to 84 Groups and Organizations who […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201812 Views

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News Release: Opioid response commission term extended

May 29, 2018 The province is building on the life-saving work of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission by extending its term for another 18 months. In the past year since the commission was created, the province has opened thousands of new treatment spaces, established supervised consumption services and supported opioid awareness programs. “The commission […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201810 Views

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CMAJ: “All my relations”: experiences and perceptions of Indigenous patients connecting with Indigenous Elders in an inner city primary care partnership for mental health and well-being

May 22, 2018 Abstract BACKGROUND: Mental health services in urban settings generally have not been adapted to serve the needs of Indigenous patients. We explored how patients’ encounters with Indigenous Elders affected their overall mental health and well-being to identify therapeutic mechanisms underlying improvement. METHODS: We conducted qualitative interviews of participants enrolled in a 6-month prospective mixed-methods […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201813 Views

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Government of Canada announces call for proposals for community-based projects supporting seniors

May 7, 2018          Gatineau, Quebec                                  Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and society. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to empowering all Canadians, including seniors, to contribute to and share in the prosperity of the country. In support of this commitment, the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201827 Views

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Métis Nation of Alberta Releases Opioid Data & Action Plan

Edmonton, AB May 2, 2018 – The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is committed to positively affecting the health status of Métis citizens by providing supports and services to address the unique health outcomes among Métis Albertans. Utilizing our ongoing partnership and in response to the opioid crisis affecting all Albertans, the MNA is collaborating […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 201826 Views

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