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Federal government can do more to promote mental health awareness – Gauntlet

February 6 2019 The recent Bell Let’s Talk Day to promote awareness for mental health issues across Canada raises questions on whether the federal government does enough in their own mental health initiatives. The Mental Health Commission of Canada, a relatively young offshoot branch of Health Canada, was founded in 2007 with the mission to “create the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201922 Views

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ARPA: Funding Available for the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge

February 04, 2019 The ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge is bringing communities together with physical activity! Learn how your community could win $150,000 to go towards physical activity initiatives and be crowned Canada’s Most Active Community! Be sure to register your event and apply for a grant between February 1st and March 1st to support your […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201913 Views

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AB Government: New Chief Medical Officer of Health

Feb 01, 2019 Dr. Deena Hinshaw has been appointed Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health after Dr. Karen Grimsrud’s retirement. “Dr. Hinshaw has been an invaluable member of our public health team and I thank her for filling in as acting Chief Medical Officer of Health over the past several months. I know she will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201916 Views

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Statement from Health Canada on the renewal of the exemption for the Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre’s Supervised Consumption Services Facility

January 31, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Health Canada Today, Health Canada approved with conditions the renewal of the exemption for the Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre’s Supervised Consumption Services Facility, in Calgary, Alberta. As part of its assessment for renewal of this supervised consumption site, the Department took into consideration a number of factors, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201916 Views

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Alberta Health Services: Research aims to improve Indigenous health outcomes

January 31, 2019 LETHBRIDGE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has launched a three-year research project designed to help Indigenous people navigate the health system in order to improve patient outcomes and address health inequities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. The Indigenous Patient Navigation Model: A Novel Approach is being co-designed by AHS teams and numerous […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201916 Views

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OCYA_AB: Advocate releases ideas for taking action on issues affecting LGBTQ2S+ youth

January 31, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released Community Conversations on Speaking OUT, an addendum to their 2017 special report on the experiences of LGBTQ2S+ youth in the child welfare and youth justice systems. The addendum focuses on stakeholders’ ideas for action based on the four themes and the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201916 Views

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Family stuck in condemned home warmed only by oven, space heaters, Sandy Bay First Nation woman says – CBC

Jan 31, 2019 17 people live in Charlene Houle’s house; 60% of the First Nation’s homes are in need of repairs, chief says Charlene Houle has just two space heaters to heat her two-storey home on Sandy Bay First Nation. But when both are on, sometimes the power to her entire home shuts off, she said. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201918 Views

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The City of Calgary announces first $3 million in funding for Mental Health and Addictions programs

January 30, 2019 The City of Calgary congratulates 19 successful Calgary non-profits confirmed to receive $3 million in one-time funding as part of the $25 million community action strategy to tackle mental health and addiction. Registered non-profit organizations operating in Calgary were invited to apply for funding in October 2018. The City sought applications for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201920 Views

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Noojimo Mikana (A Healing Path): Insights from a Canadian leader in Indigenous Peoples’ health research – UToday

CIHR’s Carrie Bourassa to deliver ii’ taa’poh’to’p lecture at downtown campus Feb. 7 Dr. Carrie Bourassa, PhD, didn’t get into the field of Indigenous health on purpose. But, with more than 15 years of experience in Indigenous health research, and as the current scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201916 Views

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Edmonton dental clinic expansion improves service for those in need – Globalnews.ca

January 28, 2019 A joint venture aims at improving dental care for certain Edmonton populations. The University of Alberta’s School of Dentistry led a fundraising campaign to expand the Boyle McCauley Health Centre Dental Clinic for low-income, immigrants and Indigenous Peoples. The facility has moved from the health centre to the Renaissance Tower and expanded […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201919 Views

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