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Ottawa urged to release historic data on Inuit tuberculosis treatment – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 11, 2017 By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS One of the country’s strongest international voices in the fight against AIDS says Canada owes the Inuit a full explanation of what happened to relatives removed from their homes to be treated for tuberculosis in the 1950s and ’60s. “It was something that continues […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2017131 Views

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Stephen Lewis calls on Ottawa to step up as Nunavut grapples with TB ‘crisis’ – CBC

Founder of AIDS-Free World wrapped up trip to Nunavut to meet with people affected by disease Sep 11, 2017 The Government of Nunavut is not getting the support it needs from the federal government to address the territory’s ongoing tuberculosis “crisis,” says activist and health advocate Stephen Lewis. Lewis, the co-director of the AIDS-Free World […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201790 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks World Suicide Prevention Day by Focusing on ‘Culture for Life’ to Promote Health and Wellness

OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 by focusing on culture as a way to promote life and wellness, shifting the focus from ‘suicide prevention’ to ‘life promotion.’ Part of this effort involves a social media campaign called ‘Culture for […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2017824 Views

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Teen suicide is on the rise and this is why – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 8, 2017 By Dr. Mike Sosteric, Associate Professor, Sociology, Athabasca University THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Dr. Mike Sosteric, Associate Professor, Sociology, Athabasca […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017235 Views

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Nunavut Celebrates Embrace Life Day

On Embrace Life Day, the Department of Health encourages Nunavummiut to take the time to enjoy healthy activities that support mental health and wellness. Practicing self-care and positive coping skills is important for our daily lives. Healthy activities include spending time with family and friends, enjoying time out on the land, engaging in traditional activities […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017109 Views

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Advocates turn up heat on poverty strategy – Catholic Register

Now that Canadians have had nine months to tell Ottawa what they want to see in a national poverty reduction strategy, people like Mary Boyd are hoping to increase pressure on the Liberal government to fulfill its 2015 campaign promise to set targets and measure progress on poverty nationwide. “We would like the government to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 201769 Views

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Voters send message as NDP score decisive victory in Saskatchewan byelection – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 8, 2017  SASKATOON _ Voters in the Saskatoon riding of Fairview have sent a pointed goodbye message to outgoing Premier Brad Wall and his Saskatchewan Party by strongly backing the NDP in a provincial byelection. The Saskatchewan Party candidate, public school board trustee and corrections officer Cameron Scott, was easily defeated by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017104 Views

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BR Overdose Crisis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 8, 2017 VANCOUVER – The rising death toll related to drug overdoses has B-C’s addictions minister saying it may be time for the federal government to reconsider its stance on the criminalization of opioids and other substances. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Kelowna yesterday that the government has […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017107 Views

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CAMH announces opening of Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics

CAMH announces opening of Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics TORONTO, September 7, 2017 – Breakthroughs in understanding mental illness are coming from a surprising new source—big data. This morning CAMH announced the creation of the Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics that will accelerate global collaborations in brain science using the power of big data, artificial intelligence and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017132 Views

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US & THEM Film: From Victoria to Parliament Hill – City of Victoria

September 6, 2017 On Monday, September 11 at 7 p.m. the documentary US & THEM will return to City Hall to kick off a national tour. The event is hosted by the City of Victoria; admission is free and doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with filmmaker Krista Loughton in attendance. US & THEM is a powerful and […]

by aanationtalk on September 7, 2017135 Views

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UCN Committed to Diploma Practical Nursing in Swan River

University College of the North (UCN) will continue its Diploma in Practical Nursing (DPN) program in Swan River on an ongoing basis, UCN President & Vice-Chancellor, Doug Lauvstad announced. “The DPN program in Swan River has successfully educated and graduated nurses in the Swan River area and northern Manitoba since 2010. The success of the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017133 Views

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Healing at the heart of Stoney Nakoda panel discussion – Cochrane Eagle

Sep 07, 2017 Healing is at the heart of an upcoming round table discussion between Cochranites and prominent members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation. “My hope is to have people understand what we went through, but how resilient we are,” said participant Tina Fox, a residential school survivor and counsellor at Nakoda Elementary School. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201758 Views

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Media Opportunity: The Canadian Stroke Congress – Experts converge in Calgary to shape the future direction of stroke, from September 9 to 11, 2017

Sep 07, 2017 Experts converge in Calgary to shape the future direction of stroke, from September 9 to 11, 2017 What: Hundreds of stroke experts from Canada and around the world converge in Calgary to brainstorm strategies to eradicate the impact of stroke, showcase the latest research breakthroughs − and hear more than 100 speakers […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2017107 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

A Memorandum of Understanding sets the framework for applied research collaborations in the areas of Indigenous food sovereignty through community-based food production systems and traditional plant species. September 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) yesterday that will enhance training and applied research for Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017135 Views

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MNCFN: Caring Together Week – Friday Night

September 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Enjoy a fun-filled evening with a Mock Archaeological Dig, Volleyball, Colour Run and finish off the night with a DJ Dance Party! White tshirts will be distributed for those participating in the Colour Run! Fabulous prizes to be won! 5:00 – 6:00 pm Supper – Popeye’s Chicken, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201764 Views

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Funding supports Lethbridge students’ mental health

Sep. 06, 2017 Thanks to new provincial funding, students at public post-secondary institutions in Lethbridge will have access to increased mental health supports. The University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College will receive a combined $1.2 million each year for three years to support student mental health on campus. Government will invest $25.8 million over the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017128 Views

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Manitoba evacuees have suffered due to lack of support, infrastructure: Chief – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 6, 2017  WINNIPEG _ The Canadian Red Cross is shutting down one of two emergency shelters for Manitoba forest fire evacuees. The agency says more hotel rooms in Winnipeg are available, so the large shelter at the Winnipeg Convention Centre that was opened a week ago is to close Thursday. The remaining […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2017110 Views

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Saskatoon Tribal Council, Sask. Polytechnic collaborating to tackle food insecurity – CBC

Children accounted for 46% of people who received food hampers from Lac La Ronge Food Bank in July Sep 06, 2017 The Saskatoon Tribal Council and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have signed a memorandum of understanding which the organizations said will “enhance training and applied research for Indigenous food sovereignty.” The five-year agreement sets the framework for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201764 Views

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FCC Drive Away Hunger helps food banks and school meal programs

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) launched the 14th year of FCC Drive Away Hunger by contributing $100,000 to school meal programs across Canada, in addition to announcing this year’s goal for its annual food drive. “We are always looking for more ways to support those who are working everyday to help alleviate hunger in Canada,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017294 Views

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NTI – Community Mobilization: TB in Nunavut

With special guest: Mr. Stephen Lewis, C.C. Co-founder of AIDS-Free World.  Formerly Canada’s Ambassador to the United Nations  and Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF.  Mr. Lewis is interested in understanding the issues that impact TB in Nunavut. Bring your ulu’s. All are welcome! View Banner NT5

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2017151 Views

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It takes a village: Breakfast Club of Canada calls on public to support much-needed nationalized in-school breakfast programs

ANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 2017  – With more than 5 million students heading back to school, Breakfast Club of Canada is calling on the public to bring awareness to a shocking truth: every day, 1 in 5 Canadian children are at risk of going to school on an empty stomach. That number is even greater in First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 2017127 Views

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Masquerade for Mental Health – Concert

September 05, 2017 Canadian Artists to Perform at Masquerade for Mental Health OTTAWA—Her Excellency Sharon Johnston is pleased to announce that Dragonette, Séan McCann,Andee, UNITY Charity, IsKwé and Damien Robitaille are among the Canadian artists who will take part in a concert during the Masquerade for Mental Health, on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Rideau Hall, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. These talented […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201769 Views

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Improving Well-Being for Students Across Ontario

Province Boosting Active Transportation, Breakfast Programs to Help Students Thrive September 5, 2017 9:30 A.M. Ministry of Education Ontario is investing in new and expanded well-being programs for students across the province, to ensure that young people can reach their full potential and thrive inside and outside the classroom. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, was […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2017147 Views

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Better water and wastewater infrastructure for Springdale residents

From Infrastructure Canada Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador, September 1, 2017—Investing in local infrastructure helps create jobs while improving Canadians’ quality of life. The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are working together to provide residents and businesses with modern, reliable and sustainable water and wastewater services that meet their needs, while also laying the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2017131 Views

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From tent birth to Inuk nurse: Growing up in, and out of, Nunavik, part five – NunatsiaqOnline

“In my view, we have to take a massive, grinding and probably painful and costly turn towards mental health” September 01, 2017 Minnie Akparook, born near Great Whale River, went to school in Churchill, Man., finished nursing school and became one of the first Inuk nurses to practice in Nunavik in the 1990s. She eventually […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 201786 Views

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Some Manitoba nurses to be allowed to write prescriptions, order tests – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 31, 2017 WINNIPEG _ A new category of nurse is being created in Manitoba that will allow them to independently order diagnostic tests and prescribe some medications. On Thursday, Health Minister Kevin Goertzen announced regulations are now in place to bring registered nurses under the Regulated Health Professions Act, effective the end […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2017103 Views

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MNA – Community Health Nights: Healthy Pregnancy

August 31, 2017 Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) will be hosting their third Community Health Night on September 26, 2017. The Gianna Centre with Catholic Social Services will be providing a presentation on Healthy Pregnancy. Topics will include; nutrition, mindfulness, exercise, and birth planning. To reserve a spot contact Christine by Tuesday, September 19, 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 201799 Views

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Manitoba RCMP say no crime committed when Indigenous men switched at birth – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 31, 2017 NORWAY HOUSE, Man. _ Manitoba RCMP say no charges will be laid after an investigation into two cases of babies switched at birth at a northern Manitoba hospital more than 40 years ago. The four men went home with different parents from the federally run Norway House Indian Hospital in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2017117 Views

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Health Canada releases review on Norway House Hospital

From Health Canada In November 2016, Health Canada launched a review entitled Clinical Review of the Cases of Infant Misidentification at Norway House Hospital to determine what led to the misidentification of four individuals who were switched following their birth and to identify actions that may need to be taken to prevent such circumstances from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2017153 Views

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Save The Children Partners With The National Aboriginal Council Of Midwives To Bring Birth Home

August 29, 2017…Save the Children and the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM) announce a new program to transform the experience of birth for Indigenous families across Canada. Bringing Birth Home is an innovative project that will leverage NACM’s cross-Canada network of Indigenous midwives to take meaningful steps toward bringing birth back to Indigenous communities while […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2017103 Views

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Funding opportunities posted between July 27 and August 29, 2017 by CIHR and its partners

August 31, 2017 (2017-07-29) The following is a list of funding opportunities which CIHR and its partners posted between July 27 and August 29, 2017. To view these opportunities, please use the CIHR Funding Opportunity Database. Catalyst Grant: HPV Screening & Vaccination in Underserved Populations Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research Other: Human Frontier Science […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 201762 Views

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Philpott looks to bring Indigenous health delivery to new department – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 31, 2017  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Newly minted Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott says her new department will likely include the delivery of health services for First Nations and Inuit _ an area previously under her watch at Health Canada. Philpott said consultations and legislation will be required […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2017149 Views

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Invest in caregivers or pay more for health care: B.C. seniors’ advocate – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 30, 2017 VICTORIA _ A growing number of caregivers in British Columbia are feeling distressed, a problem the seniors’ advocate says could be costly for the health care system. Isobel Mackenzie’s office released a report Wednesday that says 31 per cent of home care clients have a caregiver in distress, meaning they’re […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 201797 Views

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2016/17 Annual Report Now Available – Mobilizing Positive Change: Improving Cancer Control in Canada

Mobilizing Positive Change: Improving Cancer Control in Canada The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer announces the publication of its 2016/17 annual report and highlights, Mobilizing Positive Change: Improving Cancer Control In Canada. In this year’s report, we chronicle the impressive efforts and achievements made in the past year, alongside our partner network comprised of hundreds of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 2017167 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Hydro One Home Assistance Program

August 28, 2017 If you qualify for the Home Assistance program, you’ll receive free energy-efficient upgrades that can make your home more comfortable and save you money. Read More. NT5

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201770 Views

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Overdose crisis unites diverse group – Times Colonist

August 29, 2017 For the past several months, a group of frontline workers, illicit-drug users and parents have met to discuss how they can better inform the public on the one thing that unites them: The overdose crisis. “It’s such a diverse mix of people, but we’ve all been affected,” said Leslie McBain, a founding […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201769 Views

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Province offers ‘urgent relief’ in opioid crisis – North Bay Nugget

August 30, 2017 Ontario is putting an additional $222 million over three years toward fighting an opioid crisis the government said claimed the lives of 865 people in the province last year. Health Minister Eric Hoskins made the announcement in Toronto on Tuesday, as the province released the latest figures on opioid deaths. “This is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201780 Views

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Striking differences in rates of suicide attempts between provinces revealed in mental health findings – CBC

Teens and young adults have highest rates of suicide attempts, most difficulty getting mental health care Aug 30, 2017 Young people between 16 and 24 years old have more challenges than other age groups in getting mental health and addiction services in Canada, a new study comparing mental health care across five provinces has found. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2017122 Views

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1 in 19: New study shines light on reality of suicide among new Ontario moms, moms-to-be – CBC

Fewer than half had contact with a mental health provider in the 30 days before their deaths, study finds Aug 30, 2017 One in every 19 maternal deaths in Ontario is attributable to suicide. That’s the troubling finding of a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal earlier this week that shines a light […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201744 Views

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Statement by Louise Bradley – Following the Appointment of a New Federal Health Minister

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2017  – On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, congratulations to the Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe, Ginette Petitpas-Taylor, on her appointment as the new federal Minister of Health. Minister Petipas-Taylor has a longstanding history of championing social issues, including her valuable input with the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Suicide Prevention Committee in her home […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201749 Views

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Reminder: Boil Water Advisory for Whale Cove

August 29, 2017 The Department of Health reminds that all residents of Whale Cove must boil their water before consumption until further notice. This is a precautionary measure based on total coliform bacteria in the water system. The Nunavut Department of Health is working with the Department of Community and Government Services to investigate this […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201789 Views

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Ontario Providing Support to Those Affected by Opioid Crisis

August 29, 2017 Ontario is providing urgent relief to those affected by the opioid crisis, including adding more front-line harm-reduction workers, expanding the supply of naloxone, and creating new rapid access addiction clinics in every region of the province. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 2017130 Views

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New eLearning resource: Engaging Indigenous people who use substances – RNAO

August 28, 2017 Is your focus in mental health and addictions? Do you work with Indigenous people? Engaging Indigenous people who use substances is a one-hour eLearning course that provides nurses and other health-care professionals with concepts and evidence-based practices when working with Indigenous people who use substances. The course outlines appropriate terminology to describe Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2017100 Views

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1st Announcement of the 17th International Congress on Circumpolar Health (ICCH17), August 12-15, 2018

August 25, 2017 The ICCH congresses are held every third year in different locations in the circumpolar area and represent the largest scientific meetings worldwide on circumpolar health. The 17th International Congress on Circumpolar Health will be organized in Copenhagen, Denmark in August 12–15, 2018. Presentations within any scientific area relevant to health in circumpolar areas are accepted. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 201779 Views

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Men between 19 and 59 new focus of B.C.’s deadly overdose epidemic – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 29, 2017  VANCOUVER _ Too many men working in trades are overdosing on opioids, says a chief medical health officer in British Columbia who wants the industry to be involved in identifying interventions that could save lives. Dr. Victoria Lee of Fraser Health said men between the ages of 19 and 59 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 201798 Views

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MLA says stigma about addictions must end to solve overdose crisis – NanaimoNewsNOW

NANAIMO — B.C.’s new mental health and addictions minister says of the many barriers facing those suffering with mental health issues and addictions, the stigma of being an addict is the most sizable. MLA Judy Darcy visited Nanaimo Thursday as part of a tour meeting front line workers, stopping at the Snuneymuxw First Nation health […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2017114 Views

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Safer and more reliable drinking water for Whale Cove residents

Whale Cove, Nunavut, August 25, 2017—Access to clean and reliable drinking water is critical to the health and prosperity of Northern communities. Investments in water infrastructure help safeguard the well-being of Northerners, protect the local environment and keep our communities healthy and liveable. Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201792 Views

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Mental Health and the Megacity

Title Mental Health and the Megacity Event Short Description Brought to you by CAMH and the Wellesley Institute join us as we continue the discussion about mobilizing cities for mental health and how we can work together to foster mental health and well-being and design a city where all can thrive. Start Time 9/6/2017 7:00 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2017150 Views

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Gender Summit 11 – North America 2017: Making gender equality and inclusion the norm in research and innovation

A Gender Summit like no other The evidence is clear. Equity, diversity and inclusion strengthen the scientific community and the quality, social relevance and impact of research. Challenges remain in engaging the full talent pool and embedding equity and diversity considerations in research and innovation. Gender Summit 11 – North America, to be hosted in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2017133 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Harvesters Subsidy Program

August 22, 2017 The Moose Cree First Nation Harvesters Subsidy Program is now accepting applications for the fall 2017 harvesting season. It is a travel subsidy only and is not intended to cover other expenses. Apply by September 13, 2017. Read More – Application Form NT5

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 201768 Views

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