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MNO Nutrition Bingo held in Windsor – MNO

Submitted by Audrey Bayliss, MNO Community Wellness Coordinator Ten people gathered to play Nutrition Bingo at the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) office in Windsor, on Jan. 22. To play, participants designed their own bingo cards during a discussion on healthy food choices. Everyone was given the Canada’s Food Guide Eat Well Plate, which shows […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019183 Views

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Eskasoni Crisis Centre extends hours, services after rash of deaths in community – CBC

‘The suicides were impacting everybody,’ says centre’s team lead Mar 04, 2019 The Eskasoni Crisis Centre is expanding its hours and services following a rash of deaths in the First Nations community. Eskasoni’s chief held a news conference in mid-January, appealing for government support in the wake of a number of “expected and unexpected” deaths in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019171 Views

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PE Government: Grants available for seniors projects

Organizations are invited to submit applications to fund projects aimed at improving the lives of Island seniors. Through the Prince Edward Island Seniors’ Secretariat the province offers grants up to $5,000 per project to organizations or groups interested in enriching the lives of seniors.  Eligible groups include non-profit organizations, community-based coalitions, networks, municipal governments, band/tribal […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2019160 Views

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Government of Canada Announces New Projects that Will Help Reduce the Health Impacts of Climate Change

From: Public Health Agency of Canada News release March 1, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Public Health Agency of Canada Climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century. The impacts of climate change are presently being felt throughout Canada, posing significant risks to the health and well-being of Canadians. To […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 2019243 Views

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Medevacs growing in Nunavut, pushing up medical travel costs – Nunatsiaq News

Territory budgeting for an estimated 2,400 medevacs this year The number of medical evacuations in Nunavut is growing at a rate of about eight per cent a year—and pressing the Department of Health’s budget to keep up. Nunavut’s health minister, George Hickes, said there were roughly 1,500 medevacs in the territory in 2013-14. “Now we’re […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 2019311 Views

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NU Government: Call for Proposals – Food Security Initiatives

01 March 2019  The Nunavut Food Security Coalition is now accepting funding proposals for projects addressing food security in Nunavut for the fiscal year 2019-2020. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations are encouraged to apply for funding for projects that: contribute to the development and/or continuation of a food security project; aim to increase […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 2019248 Views

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Indigenous economic board wants to boost country food production – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 01, 2019 Report pitches Wild Foods Inspection Act, country food marketing boards To help provide more, and better quality, food for Indigenous people across northern Canada, the federal government should bring in new laws and regulations to help northern harvesters produce, distribute and market country food, a national Indigenous economic development group said yesterday […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2019217 Views

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Podcast: Intergenerational trauma and you — how ‘real conversations facilitate healing – The Calgary Journal

Feb 28, 2019 Audra Foggin, a Sixties Scoop survivor who teaches social work at Mount Royal University (MRU), believes the best way to unlock understanding and healing surrounding intergenerational trauma is through inclusive, open conversation. The assistant professor says these conversations need to expand well beyond Indigenous communities. This helps Indigenous people return to their […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2019158 Views

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After 15 years, Iqaluit elder quits Ottawa medical care to die at home – CBC

Mar 01, 2019 Oqittuq Etuq returned home to Iqaluit this week to die surrounded by friends and family after he’d spent 15 years alone in Ottawa receiving dialysis treatment. Etuq was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2003 and the next year he was sent to Ottawa for treatment because the treatment he needed is not offered in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2019163 Views

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Caregivers for B.C.’s most vulnerable get first pay increase in a decade

Feb. 28, 2019 VICTORIA – Foster parents, adoptive caregivers, extended family members caring for children and Community Living BC (CLBC) home-share providers will each receive a boost in support payments – the first increase in 10 years – to make life more affordable and provide more support to some of B.C.’s most-vulnerable children and adults. “Caregivers open […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2019257 Views

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