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How to access free mental health and emotional support during the COVID-19 crisis – CBC

Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, addiction or abuse, confidential help is a call, text or click away Apr 02, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic changes everyday life in dramatic ways, it’s also shaking the foundation of our psychological and emotional well-being. “Our basic premise for mental health is feeling safe and secure,” explains psychiatrist Dr. Sabeena […]

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COVID-19 cases rises to 968 in Alberta as death toll hits 13, Kenney predicts pandemic will peak in May – Fort McMurray Today

April 2, 2020 There are 97 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, bringing the province’s total to 968 cases. It is believed that 108 cases are the result of community transmission. The virus has also killed two more people, bringing the province’s death toll to 13. One of the victims was a man in his […]

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday – CBC

More than 100 COVID-19 related deaths in Canada; Spain tops 100,000 cases Apr 01, 2020 A new month means a fresh set of bills for Canadian families and businesses struggling with the health and financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, as officials warn that the emergency and public health measures will likely be in place […]

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Young father identified as northern Alberta’s 1st fatal case of COVID-19 – CBC

‘We are a close-knit community, and this news will be hard for everyone’ Mar 31, 2020 The first person from northern Alberta to die of COVID-19 — a man in his 30s from Big Lakes County, Alta. — is being remembered as a loving husband and father. Shawn Auger was among five Albertans to die […]

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AB Government: Weekly overview of COVID-19 response

The Government of Alberta has enacted a $7.7 billion comprehensive response to protect the safety, security and economic interests of Albertans amidst the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. A number of actions have been taken over the past week to contain the outbreak and provide Albertans with the services they need. Provincial response to COVID-19 outbreak, March […]

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Keeping COVID-19 out of Indigenous communities – CityNews Edmonton

The COVID-19 virus has not entered any Indigenous communities in Alberta so far. As Sarolta Saskiw reports, the province is working on keeping it that way. Read More: https://edmonton.citynews.ca/video/2020/03/28/keeping-covid-19-out-of-indigenous-communities/

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AB Government: Supporting Indigenous safety through COVID-19

Indigenous Relations works with federal and Indigenous governments to be sure all Albertans benefit from pandemic planning and response. Rick Wilson, Minister of Indigenous Relations, and Grand Chief Billy Morin of the Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations spoke about a co-ordinated effort to ensure all Indigenous people in Alberta have access to supplies and […]

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Métis Nation of Alberta: Mental Health Supports

There is a lot going on and you might be facing a lot of uncertainty. While we work to establish the needs of our community and how we’re able to respond, there are numerous resources for mental health support: From the CDC From Alberta Health services From Suicide Information & Education Services Stay up to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202026 Views

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Usage of MindFuel’s free digital K-12 educational resources doubles over past week

CALGARY, March 27, 2020  – Despite temporary school closures and classroom disruptions, that hasn’t stopped Canadian students from prioritizing their learning. Last week, MindFuel announced that it would be offering all of its online K-12 STEM educational resources at no cost to all Canadians. Since making these valuable resources accessible for free, MindFuel is supporting between […]

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Indigenous communities and COVID-19: The virus may not discriminate, but responses to it do – The Globe and Mail

Gina Starblanket is Cree/Saulteaux and a member of the Star Blanket Cree Nation, and is an assistant political science professor at the University of Calgary. Dallas Hunt is Cree and a member of Wapsewsipi (Swan River First Nation), and is an assistant professor of Indigenous literature at the University of British Columbia. Their book, Storying […]

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