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B.C. recovery plan underscores links between health, economy, and climate

Pembina Institute reacts to B.C. economic recovery plan VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Karen Tam Wu, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the B.C. government’s economic recovery plan: “We commend the B.C. government for continuing to take action to protect the health […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202040 Views

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Update 118: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Sept. 8, 5:30 p.m.)

In total, 13,154 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 45 people in hospital, 10 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates This update covers the past 96 hours. 154 new cases were identified on Sept. 4 171 new cases were identified on Sept. 5 137 new cases on Sept. 6 157 new […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202033 Views

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Child advocates ring the alarm as new report highlights unprecedented impact of COVID-19

Calgary, September 1, 2020 – A new report documents how Canadian children have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The findings of Raising Canada 2020 reveal that many of the top threats to childhood, including mental illness, food insecurity, child abuse, physical inactivity and poverty may be increasing – or are in danger of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202033 Views

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What you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Monday, August 10 – CBC

Numbers from the weekend will be announced on Monday Aug 10, 2020 What you need to know today in Alberta: Face masks have been mandatory in all indoor spaces in Edmonton since Aug. 1, but a program brought forward by the City of Edmonton this past weekend provides exemptions to those who are unable to wear […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2020215 Views

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AB Government: Chief medical officer of health COVID-19 update – August 6, 2020

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health provides an update on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health. Thank you, Tom, and good afternoon. Before I give today’s COVID-19 update, I would like to recognize the many unsung heroes who have helped support us all during this pandemic. I want to say thank you […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2020107 Views

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Six new active COVID-19 cases in RMWB, including on Chipewyan Prairie First Nation – Fort McMurray Today

August 5, 2020 There are five COVID-19 cases in Wood Buffalo’s rural areas, with some of those confirmed to be on the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation (CPFN). The community is adjacent to Janvier. The virus’ presence was confirmed by Matthew Michetti, executive assistant to Chief Vern Janvier of the CPFN, on Wednesday. AHS spokesperson Tom McMillan […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2020115 Views

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Online Indigenous art auction opens to support Soap For Hope – CTV News

August 5, 2020 VICTORIA — Soap for Hope Canada launched an Indigenous online art auction this past weekend – which features close to 100 donated pieces of artwork from B.C. and Alberta artists – to help raise funds amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The non-profit organization, which has facilities in Victoria and Calgary, provides personal hygiene […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2020111 Views

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Marginalized Edmontonians in need of masks, advocates say – CBC

‘We’ve done a great job servicing the middle class and we’ve left the marginalized out in the cold’ Aug 04, 2020 Advocates are calling on the city, province and businesses to ensure marginalized Edmontonians have access to face masks. As of Saturday, face masks or coverings are required in all indoor public spaces to help curb […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202099 Views

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First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Releases Pandemic Planning Tool For First Nations

August 4, 2020 For Immediate Release FIRST NATIONS HEALTH MANAGERS ASSOCIATION (FNHMA) RELEASES PANDEMIC PLANNING TOOL FOR FIRST NATIONS. Ottawa, ON The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) is pleased to announce the Pandemic Planning Tool for First Nations Communities. This tool is available to all First Nations communities, free of charge, to help create […]

by mmnationtalk on August 3, 2020112 Views

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Province ends mask distribution program having given out 40-million – Lethbridge News Now

LETHBRIDGE, AB – The Government of Alberta has given out 40-million non-medical face masks across the province. The government teamed up with 700 A&W, McDonald’s, and Tim Horton’s drive-thrus around Alberta to distribute 26.1-million masks. The rest were given out to First Nations and Metis Settlements, places of worship, and transit services in Calgary, Edmonton, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202042 Views

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