MNP: Operation Blue Sky: Aboriginal Health Initiative Winner

MNP: Operation Blue Sky: Aboriginal Health Initiative Winner

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2015586 Views



MNP: Operation Blue Sky: Aboriginal Health Initiative Winner

After months of submissions, countless hours of work by the evaluation panel and two weeks of public voting, the MNP Operation Blue Sky Challenge—an Aboriginal health initiative and competition to inspire problem-solvers from around the world to generate cost-effective ideas to combat First Nation health care challenges—winners have been chosen.

MNP funded three prizes based on the most innovative, creative ideas and implementable plans. The winners of the first prize of $25,000 and second prize of $5,000 were determined by an evaluation panel while the public voted for the winner of the People’s Choice prize of $5,000. There were 65 submissions in total.

The winner was announced and the grand prize went to the Centre for Suicide Prevention. Their initiative, Walk With Me Suicide Bereavement Workshop, focused on a integrating a facilitated process to help communities understand their grief responses, gain strength to move forward and effectively integrate protective and preventative factors into their communities.

Please watch the winning organization’s video here.

To watch all of the winning videos and learn more about the initiative visit:

To learn more about Operation Blue Sky or MNP’s services for the Aboriginal community, contact Clayton Norris, CAFM, MBA, CPA, CMA, at 403.537.7606 or [email protected], or your local MNP Advisor.

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