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AB Government: Modernizing primary health care

Alberta’s primary health care leaders and national and global experts are being brought together to identify immediate and long-term improvements to strengthen Alberta’s primary health care system. Three advisory panels are being established as part of Modernizing Alberta’s Primary Health Care System (MAPS) to identify primary health care improvements in the short term and over […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202214 Views

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Siksika Nation to take over policing from RCMP

The Siksika Nation and the governments of Alberta and Canada have reached a deal allowing the nation to take over policing responsibilities from the RCMP, creating Canada’s first self-administered First Nation police service in 14 years. In July 2022, Alberta and Siksika Nation signed a memorandum of understanding to work towards establishing a self-administered First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202214 Views

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Governments of Canada, Alberta and Siksika Nation announce transition to self-administered Siksika police service

From: Public Safety Canada Statement Ottawa – September 23, 2022 Today, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Tyler Shandro and Siksika Nation Chief Ouray Crowfoot issued the following statement: “We are pleased to announce that the Governments of Canada, Alberta and the Siksika Nation are moving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202217 Views

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Community gathering and walk set for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Fort McMurray – CFWE

September 23rd, 2022 “I encourage everyone across the region to pause and reflect on the legacy of the residential school system and the impact it has on Indigenous Peoples and communities, including right here in this region,” said Mayor Sandy Bowman. “It’s important we recognize and acknowledge this on September 30, while remaining committed to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202224 Views

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Christian Unity and Reconciliation is Happening on “Church Street” Edmonton – Archdiocesan News

22 September 2022 There is something exciting happening on the historical “Church Street” of Edmonton, Alberta. Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples hosted an event called Church Street: Hope and Healing Encounter, an opportunity to share faith and help those in need. The event took place on 96 Street in downtown Edmonton, also known […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202213 Views

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Engaging Albertans on anti-racism

Albertans can help inform government actions to address racism and build a more inclusive province. As the province’s population continues to grow and become more diverse, Alberta’s government is committed to listening and learning about the experiences of all people in Alberta, including racialized individuals, Indigenous people and others who may face systemic barriers. “I […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202210 Views

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NAIT raises teepee, celebrates Indigenous identity with Aboriginal Culture Day – Edmonton Journal

About 50 people watched the teepee take shape, and several observers joined in the construction process while elder Francis Whiskeyjack imparted traditional knowledge. Sep 22, 2022 The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) raised a teepee in its main campus quad in Edmonton on Thursday in honour of Aboriginal Culture Day, an annual celebration of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202211 Views

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Opioid deaths continue to decline in Alberta

Sep 22, 2022 Opioid-related deaths in Alberta have decreased by nearly 50 per cent in July 2022 compared to the peak. Alberta has experienced a significant decline in opioid-related deaths in recent months. In July, opioid-related deaths decreased 47 per cent since the peak in late 2021. This continues the downward trend that has been […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202210 Views

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Alberta, Blackfoot Confederacy renew protocol agreement

Sep 22, 2022 Alberta’s government is renewing its commitment to the people of the Blackfoot Confederacy to work with them to address areas of mutual concern and to continue a positive relationship. The government and the Blackfoot Confederacy renewed a relationship agreement on Sept. 22. The original agreement, signed in 2019, includes an annual meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 20229 Views

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Anniversary of Treaty 7: Minister Wilson

Sep 22, 2022 Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7: “On this day in 1877 – at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River – Treaty 7 was signed, bringing Siksika Nation, Kainai Nation, Piikani Nation, Stoney Nakoda Nation and Tsuut’ina Nation into […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202217 Views

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