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Alberta Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services Increase Access to Care for Community Members

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 29, 2020 — Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health, an entity of Maskwacis Ambulance Authority, and 143 HealthCARE Consulting, Inc (143 HCC) have teamed up to bring virtual care solutions to the Maskwacis community in central Alberta. The project aims to provide patients and care teams with new tools to increase access to care […]

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New, supportive homes for Edmontonians in need

The governments of Alberta and Canada are creating jobs and supporting permanent supportive housing with the opening of 42 new units in Edmonton’s Belvedere community. With a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, the new apartments will provide a safe and stable home for individuals, couples and families who are experiencing housing instability or homelessness. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202015 Views

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McKay Metis weathers COVID-19 fiscal storm with trust fund – CTV Edmonton

September 29, 2020 FORT MCMURRAY — As Alberta projects a $24.2 billion deficit for the fiscal year, the Fort McKay Metis Nation found itself prepared. The current crisis fuelled by COVID-19 and last spring’s Saudi-Russian price war was a serious blow to the community, said McKay Metis President Ron Quintal. Fortunately, the community had been […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202016 Views

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Orange Shirt Day goes virtual – Times Colonist

September 29, 2020 Victoria’s Orange Shirt Day, which recognizes survivors of residential schools, will go virtual this year, with an online ceremony featuring speakers who attended the schools. The pre-recorded ceremony will feature speeches by Tsartlip elders May Sam and Skip Sam, who will share their personal stories of attending residential schools. Skip Sam died […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202012 Views

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Metis Nation in Alberta holds fundraiser for hunter’s families – APTN News

The Metis Nation of Alberta hosted a fundraising breakfast in two locations to raise money for the families of Jacob Sansom and Maurice Cardinal. The two Metis men were shot and killed while hunting this past March. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/metis-nation-in-alberta-holds-fundraiser-for-hunters-families/

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202013 Views

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Government of Canada announces the Indigenous organizations in Alberta who received funding to address the COVID-19 pandemic in urban areas

September 28, 2020 — Ottawa, Ontario, Traditional territory of the Algonquin Peoples – Indigenous Services Canada Since the beginning of the pandemic, action has been taken at all levels to protect the most vulnerable and support those who need it most. Collective measures have been taken by women’s groups, homeless shelters, and mental health organizations, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202022 Views

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Weigh in on guiding documents for the region

September 28, 2020 Residents invited to engage on Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw Two key guiding documents are under development for the region, and the Municipality needs your input. Strategic path forward The Municipality is preparing a new Municipal Development Plan (MDP). The MDP will set out the vision and blueprint for how […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202018 Views

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Alberta’s Oilsands Owe Canadians Far More than They Can Pay – TheTyee.ca

Why 50 years of bitumen mining will add up to a money loser for taxpayers. The future will not look like the past, or apparently even two weeks ago in the case of the oil industry. Shell just announced a 40 per cent cut in production spending and a refocus on renewables. BP stated last […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202021 Views

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Painting a mural and promoting Indigenous culture – CTV Edmonton

September 27, 2020 EDMONTON — Edmontonians got the chance to help paint a mural inspired by Indigenous culture that will be displayed in Inglewood. “Inglewood has a long history of trauma, a long history of healing needing to happen in this neighbourhood,” said Kirsta Franke, the director of Wild Heart Collective. “So we wanted to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202018 Views

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Statement of Solidarity: September 25, 2020 – The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations stand in solidarity with the Mi’Kmaq as they assert and exercise their Treaty and Inherent Rights to hunt, fish and harvest

The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations applaud the Sipekne’katik First Nation in their efforts to assert and establish a Mi’kmaq-regulated, lobster fishery. This direct action of exercising Indigenous nationhood and sovereignty has been inspiring and motivating for First Nations across Turtle Island. Our Rights as Indigenous Peoples are given by the Creator and are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202063 Views

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