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40 million masks provided to Albertans

The Masks for Albertans program has ended, with 40 million non-medical masks being distributed to Albertans, more than half of which were handed out at A&W, McDonald’s Canada and Tim Hortons locations. As Stage Two of Alberta’s relaunch progresses, Alberta’s government has worked with numerous partners to ensure that as many Albertans as possible had […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202046 Views

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Regional Emergency Services launches new FireSmart photo contest encouraging homeowners to take FireSmart action at home

(Fort McMurray, AB – July 30, 2020) –Regional Emergency Services has launched a new FireSmart photo contest to encourage residents to take FireSmart action at home this summer. The contest allows residents to enter by submitting a photo of themselves completing a simple FireSmart task at home. Those who submit a photo online will be […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 2020154 Views

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Investing in addiction recovery in southern Alberta

A $10-million capital investment will support construction of two recovery communities in southern Alberta. The construction of two recovery communities will add 125 new long-term residential addiction treatment beds in Lethbridge County and the Blood Tribe First Nation. These are part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, which includes $25 million to support construction of life-changing recovery […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202052 Views

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Indigenous people want healing owed to them: Harpe – St. Albert Today

“We did not do this to ourselves,” says residential school survivor Residential school survivor Stephanie Harpe said Indigenous communities want to heal from the trauma inflicted on them by the province and the country. Harpe, who is an international advocate for Murdered, Missing, Exploited Indigenous Peoples (MMEIP), and the program coordinator at the Institute for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202047 Views

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Treaty Six Medicine Chest Clause and one First Nation’s Response to Covid-19

Moosomin First Nation, Treaty Six Territory In response to the overwhelming support and congratulatory messages to the Moosomin First Nation, MediMask Canada Manufacturing, and its distribution company MediDisposables, on launching their mask production last week, Chief Bradley Swiftwolfe wishes to extend a huge “thank you” on behalf of the Cree Nation. Chief Swiftwolfe finds it […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 202092 Views

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No active COVID-19 cases on Siksika First Nation following early summer outbreak: health officials – CTV News

July 20, 2020 CALGARY — A First Nation reserve east of Calgary is celebrating the recovery of dozens of its members who had been diagnosed with COVID-19. An overnight curfew was put in place on the Siksika First Nation earlier this month in connection with 287 investigations into potential cases. On Saturday, Siksika Health Services […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202055 Views

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Chief medical officer of health COVID-19 update – July 14, 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, everyone. Before I begin today, I want to talk about a troubling issue that has come to my attention. I have received reports that some Siksika First Nation members were […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202052 Views

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AB Government: 20 million free masks available provincewide

Albertans have another chance to pick up free non-medical face masks at the counter or drive-thru of their local A&W, McDonald’s Canada or Tim Hortons restaurant. Masks are now available at more than 700 partner restaurant locations, including those without drive-thru service, adding more than 100 new locations and expanding the availability of masks to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202047 Views

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What you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Monday, July 13 – CBC

Province to announce COVID-19 numbers from the weekend on Monday Jul 13, 2020 The latest: No new COVID-19 case numbers were released by the province over the weekend. New numbers for Saturday and Sunday will be included in Monday’s update. Alberta Health reported 77 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of active […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202044 Views

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Alberta to launch third-party review into COVID-19 response as First Nations report new cases – Calgary Herald

Jul 12, 2020 Alberta is launching a third-party review into its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a move officials say will strengthen the province’s ability to address a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus. The review is expected to begin around Aug. 19 and be complete in the fall. The consultant who will conduct […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202053 Views

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