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Awasisak Indigenous Health Program at the Stollery Children’s Hospital – Globalnews.ca

February 18 2021 3:14pm The Awasisak Indigenous Health Program supports Indigenous families navigating a trip to the Stollery Children’s Hospital, as well as preparing for the journey home. Team lead Sherri Di Lallo joined Global News Morning Edmonton to share more details on how they support families. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7648841/awasisak-indigenous-health-program-at-the-stollery-childrens-hospital

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202120 Views

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Putting bison back where they belong heals land and people, say U of A undergrad researchers – Folio

A project conceived to rebuild a long-lost bison herd in Banff National Park is not only healing the land, according to a pair of University of Alberta undergraduate researchers, but has created a framework for reconciliation and decolonization to follow moving forward. What started out as a literature review of the Bison Belong Project soon […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202122 Views

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50 new variant COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta, total now 221 – Calgary Herald

Feb 17, 2021 Alberta’s top doctor says she’s concerned about the increase in variant COVID-19 cases not linked to travel, as the provincial total for more contagious strains hit 221. Fifty new cases of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the U.K. were recorded over the past four days — 15 on Friday, 18 on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202122 Views

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BluEarth Renewables Announces Leadership Changes

Calgary, Alberta – February 16, 2021 – BluEarth Renewables (“BluEarth” or the “Company”) today announced that Kathy Bolton has resigned from her position as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Bolton has accepted a Chief Financial Officer role at another company and will leave BluEarth on March 4, 2021. “On behalf of the BluEarth team, I want […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202119 Views

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Montana First Nations creates its own Child and Family Service Agency – Devon Dispatch

Feb 12, 2021 Akamihk Child and Family Services Society (ACFSS) is a newly formed organization that will operate under the Montana First Nation and Family Services Law. Chase Rabbit (McDougall), newly elected councillor of Montana First Nation and ACFSS board chair, said, “We are a new organization called Akamihk Child and Family Services, completely new […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202127 Views

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Fort McKay First Nation, Alberta reach agreement on Moose Lake access management plan – Toronto Star

After 20 years, there is finally an access management plan in place for Moose Lake, an area sacred to Fort McKay First Nation members in northern Alberta. “I must say the (Alberta) government listened and it understood Fort McKay’s desire to protect Moose Lake. With that understanding of our need, the government was able to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202126 Views

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David Staples: Can Kenney orchestrate the one and only huge move to get oilsands pipelines built? – Edmonton Journal

Feb 10, 2021 Alberta took a big step in Indigenous reconciliation on Tuesday, but there’s one more important item on Premier Jason Kenney’s “to do” list. The Kenney government did the right thing Tuesday by agreeing to protect the Moose Lake natural area near Fort McMurray. The Fort McKay First Nation had long asked for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202123 Views

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Kehewin Cree Nation celebrates arrival of COVID-19 vaccine – CBC

Feb 09, 2021 Alberta has administered 120,357 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Despite supply problems, Alberta’s COVID-19 immunization rollout has crept forward, reaching elders in at least one northern First Nation. Kehewin Cree Nation received 100 doses of Moderna, and marked the beginning of its distribution with a ceremony Monday that centred on the nation’s oldest […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 202124 Views

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Restoring coal policy in Alberta ‘a step forward’ but major project still a go – APTN News

Restoring Alberta’s coal policy may allay some fears but the fight to stop the  Grassy Mountain Coal Project continues, says the head of Indigenous-led Niitsitapi Water Protectors. “It is definitely a step forward,” said Natasha Calf Robe, who opposes coal mining in the province. “I am still really concerned about the lack of First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 202114 Views

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Siksika urges lower speeds or tolls along highway through its land to prevent more deaths – CBC

Too many transport vehicles make Highway 901 unsafe after a pedestrian killed by semi, First Nation says Feb 08, 2021 Siksika First Nation is meeting with Alberta’s transportation minister on Monday to urge the department to make a provincial highway that runs through the reserve safer for the community after a young man died on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202122 Views

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