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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 […]

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CIHI: New data available on mental health and addictions services and home and community care

August 6, 2020 — Canadians now have more information about access to mental health and addictions services and to home and community care in their province or territory. Today, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) released results for 3 new pan-Canadian indicators: Self-Harm, Including Suicide Caregiver Distress New Long-Term Care Residents Who Potentially Could […]

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New collaboration hopes to improve mental health care for Indigenous people – CBC

Traditional ways will be integrated with modern mental health care Aug 06, 2020 A new program and partnership between Atlohsa Family Healing Services and St. Joseph’s Health wants to improve Indigenous peoples’ experiences with mental health services in the region. Announced Wednesday, Biigajiiskaan Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness will provide culturally safe and specialized care […]

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New community centre will deliver better health care to the T’Sou-ke Nation

Aug. 5, 2020 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia, along with its funding partners, is supporting the construction of a new health and community centre to better connect the people of the T’Sou-ke Nation with services they need. While touring the site of the future facility, Premier John Horgan said construction of the new […]

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NT Government: Public Health Emergency Extended Through August 18

Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola. The latest extension runs through August 18, 2020. The Public Health Emergency remains necessary in order to respond decisively to needs […]

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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 […]

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BC Government: Transforming primary care on the North Shore

Aug. 5, 2020 NORTH VANCOUVER – Government is transforming everyday health care for people living in the North Shore region by establishing three networks of team-based primary care providers, which will bring additional resources and strengthened support to the region. Over the next four years, across the three networks in the North Shore region, residents […]

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Indigenous wellness program launches in the London-Middlesex and St. Thomas-Elgin region

An innovative, collaborative program of St. Joseph’s and Atlohsa Family Healing Services is transforming the mental health care experience of Indigenous peoples. LONDON, Ontario – It is with great excitement that St. Joseph’s Health Care London (St. Joseph’s) and Atlohsa Family Healing Services (Atlohsa) announce a momentous and essential initiative for the Indigenous population in our […]

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The realities of Indigenous lives and representation in Canada in 2020

Credit:Cityline Our guest panel of Indigenous content creators – Sarah Podemski (producer and actor), Sage Paul (designer and artist) and Lesley Hampton (fashion designer) discuss the realities of Indigenous lives in Canada. Cityline is the longest running and most successful daytime show for women in North American history. Host Tracy Moore brings her energy and […]

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Funding officially announced for new Aboriginal Family Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay – The Telegram

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — Officials from the federal and provincial governments were on hand in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on July 30 to officially announce the funding for the new Aboriginal Family Centre building in the Labrador town. Premier Dwight Ball, who is also the minister of Labrador Affairs, and Labrador Member of Parliament Yvonne […]

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