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Iqaluit men’s shelter moving in new direction – Nunatsiaq.com

July 17, 2018 “It is more than just a shelter … it is the getting the clientele back into work, back into their rightful place in the community” The men’s shelter in Iqaluit is making some big changes this summer. With the appointment of a new acting director, Dan Laffin, two weeks ago, the Uquutaq […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201835 Views

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Former Canada Post CEO, Deepak Chopra Joins Drone Delivery Canada as Strategic Advisor – Commercialization

Toronto, Ontario—July 16, 2018 Toronto, ON, July 16, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that Mr. Deepak Chopra has joined DDC as the Company’s Strategic Advisor – Commercialization, as DDC focuses on the national and international roll out of its drone delivery business and looks to revenue generation. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201836 Views

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Physicians urge Ottawa to pay another $21B over decade for seniors health care – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 17, 2018 4:00 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Physicians are calling on the federal government to shell out another $21 billion over the next decade to help provinces and territories pay for soaring health care costs that will be propelled by the unavoidable growth of Canada’s seniors population. A new analysis, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201837 Views

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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.: Save The Date! The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018 The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is a national walk that began on April 1 from the east coast in Cape Spear, St. John’s, Newfoundland and on May 15 from the west coast in Masset, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201867 Views

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Release: Over $449 000 for the realisation of two projects in Nunavik

Chibougamau, July 12th 2018.- The Quebec Government, through the Fonds d’appui au rayonnement des regions (FARR) announced a financial aid of $449 000$ for the realisation of two projects in Nunavik. This support comes from the Stratégie gouvernementale pour assurer l’occupation et la vitalité des territoires 2018-2022. Mr. Jean Boucher, M.N.A for Ungava and Parliamentary assistant to the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201835 Views

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Long Lake #58 and Ginoogaming Healing Walk Underway – NetNewsLedger

July 16, 2018 THUNDER BAY – Long Lake #58 First Nation and Ginoogaming First Nation will be leading their annual healing walk in honor of people we have lost to Drugs/ Alcohol Addictions, Cancer, Missing Women/Men, Residential School/ Day School Survivors/ Descendants, Land, Water & Air, and Racism. “Within two weeks, our communities felt the pain […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201826 Views

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Toronto board of health to consider report recommending drug decriminalization – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 16, 2018 9:04 Toronto’s board of health is set to decide today whether it will call on the federal government to decriminalize all drugs for personal use. The board will be presented with a report by Toronto’s medical officer of health urging the city to call on the government to treat drug use as […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201832 Views

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If Canada wants national pharmacare, taxes will have to go up, former PBO warns – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 15, 2018 13:00 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Former federal budget watchdog Kevin Page will deliver a blunt message to premiers this week about the costs of a future national pharmacare program: if Canadians want one, taxes will have to go up. Page, who now heads a University of Ottawa think […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201829 Views

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Kativk Regional Government: Enhancements to the Food and Other Essentials Program

The list of eligible items under the Food and Other Essentials Program has been enhanced to reduce the costs of more food and non food items purchased from retail stores in the region. Among the changes, a 30% discount will now be applied on all fresh fruit and vegetables. As well, the items covered under […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201846 Views

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Province releases What We Heard About Poverty in B.C. report

July 12, 2018 VICTORIA – In October 2017, government launched a comprehensive public engagement process to help inform B.C.’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy. Government has now released What We Heard About Poverty in B.C., a report that captures the feedback received during the consultation. Thousands of people offered their thoughts and ideas on how to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201834 Views

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Town of Inuvik placed under boil-water advisory – Cabin Radio

July 12, 2018 Residents of Inuvik are being told to boil all of their drinking water for at least one minute. The Chief Environmental Health Officer issued an advisory late on Thursday afternoon, blaming higher-than-usual water levels in the river for muddying the water and affecting its quality. The advisory says boiling water is simply […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201840 Views

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NDP MP urges boost in suicide prevention funding after help services suspended – iPolitics

Jul 12, 2018 NDP MP Charlie Angus has written to the federal health minister urging for a boost in funding to a suicide prevention service that temporarily suspended text message and online chat help services this week. The Canada Suicide Prevention Service, a pilot project that has set up a central hub in Canada for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201831 Views

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Highlights of the #CundillatCAMH Conference

Highlights of the #CundillatCAMH Conference Researchers have identified the best guidelines for young people with depression; screening for adverse childhood events could lead to earlier identification of at-risk young people; and a more complete picture of young people with depression must be considered if treatment is to advance. Those are just some of the key […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201855 Views

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Tiny balloon catheter stops bleeding, has life saving impact in trauma patients – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 12, 2018 By Sheryl Ubelacker THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ By the time Gaven Mayo got to a Montreal hospital after a bullet from a high-powered rifle ripped through his thigh, he had lost a massive amount of blood and by his own account was hovering between life and death. But the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201858 Views

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New funding for the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network will help more cancer patients access clinical trials

New funding for the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network will help more cancer patients access clinical trials Toronto (July 11, 2018) – The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) today announced renewed funding for the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN). The funding will ensure Canada remains […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201855 Views

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More supports needed for First Nations patients sent to Winnipeg for long-term medical treatment: report – CBC

Patients face months or years away from home for treatment unavailable in their region Jul 11, 2018 A new report suggests that Anishininew people from the Island Lake region in Manitoba who relocate to Winnipeg for medical treatment face social isolation, a lack of affordable housing and lack of support services. “It seems like our […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201845 Views

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CIHR – Project Grant: Spring 2018 results

The Project Grant: Spring 2018 competition has approved 369 research grants, plus an additional 39 bridge grants (21 through the competition budget and 18 through Institute Priority Announcements), for a total investment of approximately $277 million.Footnote 1 The 369 grants approved were awarded to 361 individual nominated principal investigators (8 NPIs were awarded two grants). […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201841 Views

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Full scale airport emergency exercise to be held in Łutselk’e

Łutselk’e (July 11, 2018) – The Government of Northwest Territories, in cooperation with the community of Łutselk’e, will be conducting a full scale airport emergency exercise at the Łutselk’e airport on Thursday, July 12, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Emergency exercises are vital to supporting safe and efficient travel in the North and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201838 Views

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More Canadians Will Now Benefit From Paramedics Trained in Providing Palliative Care

More Canadians Will Now Benefit From Paramedics Trained in Providing Palliative Care July 11, 2018 (Toronto) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) have signed an agreement to provide funding and collaborate on the next phase of Paramedics and Palliative Care: Bringing Vital Services to Canadians. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201838 Views

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NAN: The Hope in the Darkness Walk

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is a national walk that began on April 1 from the east coast in Cape Spear, St. John’s, Newfoundland and on May 15 from the west coast in Masset, Haida Gwaii, and British Columbia. Police officers, young people, mental health workers and families from across […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201841 Views

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Documents offer glimpse of federal plans to promote upcoming poverty strategy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 10, 2018  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Newly released documents suggest the federal Liberal government plans to sell its forthcoming poverty reduction strategy as an all-encompassing exercise that will be greater than the sum of its parts. The effort to craft a storyline to market the plan to Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201844 Views

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Government of Canada taking steps to protect workers’ health and safety

July 11, 2018    Gatineau, Quebec  Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced changes to the occupational health and safety regulations for workers exposed to grain dust and flour dust in federally regulated workplaces. These changes to the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations on grain dust and flour […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201841 Views

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Media Advisory – Launch of the results of the First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS) – Phase 3

WENDAKE, QC, July 10, 2018 – The First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) will be launching the results of the First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS) – Phase 3 during its pre-Annual General Assembly that will be taking place on July 11, 2018. The RHS is a survey that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201863 Views

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Canada Group Co-Hosts Indigenous AIDS Conference Amsterdam

Canada Group Co-Hosts Indigenous AIDS Conference Amsterdam   Global HIV response depends on not leaving Indigenous Peoples behind Vancouver, BC (July 10, 2018) – The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), the International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS (IIWGHA), and the International Indigenous HIV and AIDS Community (IIHAC) announces they will host the 7th […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 2018135 Views

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CIHR: Building on the Healthy Foundations of Life

July 09, 2018 CIHR Institute presents new directions and activities supporting maternal, reproductive, child and youth health Dr. Shoo Lee, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Human Development Child, and Youth Health (CIHR-IHDCYH) today announced the release of his Institute’s Refreshed Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2020. As one of CIHR’s 13 Institutes, CIHR-IHDCYH supports research that ensures the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201846 Views

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New hospital will help people in the Cowichan Valley access quality health care

July 06, 2018 NORTH COWICHAN – To provide better health care for a growing region of the province, the B.C. government has greenlit a new hospital for the Cowichan Valley. “People who live in the Cowichan Valley have waited a long time for the hospital they deserve, and that wait will soon be over,” said Premier […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201844 Views

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CAMH’s Krembil Centre Begins Search for Top Minds

CAMH’s Krembil Centre begins search for top minds CAMH’s newly-launched Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics has big plans to use big data to unlock the mysteries of the brain when it comes to defining mental illness and identifying effective treatments. Under the leadership of world-renowned scientist Dr. Sean Hill, the Krembil Centre has begun its global […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201874 Views

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Lots of people need to eat’: New food security program turns food waste into meals at All Nations Hope – CBC

A summer student’s idea now has bags of donated food coming in from Regina businesses Jul 09, 2018 Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Paige Klarer drives around and picks up day-old food from café​s in Regina. The bags full of scones, bread, buns, cinnamon buns and muffins are packed into green containers before she takes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201847 Views

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2 months to live: A teenager with brain cancer sets her sights on a summer of laughter and living – CBC

‘I want people to know, don’t be scared. Be brave and just live your life’ Jul 08, 2018 Alicia Joseph is taking the millennial phrase ‘YOLO’ (You only live once) to a whole new level, living it up this summer. She’s taking a family trip to Oahu to swim with turtles and dolphins, getting matching […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201853 Views

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Province, Dan’s Legacy Foundation to provide counselling support to more youth

July 6, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is taking action to support young people struggling with mental health and addiction. To ensure that more at-risk youth in Metro Vancouver have access to the mental health and addictions services they need, the Province is working with the Dan’s Legacy Foundation to add four […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 2018116 Views

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The Government of Canada congratulates the Timiskaming First Nation on the expansion of its health centre

July 6, 2018 – Timiskaming (QC) – Timiskaming First Nation and Indigenous Services Canada Improving access to health care and social services for First Nations is a priority for the Government of Canada. This includes ensuring that families can access quality care and that sufficient, sustainable health resources are available in each community. Today, the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 2018280 Views

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Study indicates widespread distrust of drinking water on First Nations reserves – IPolitics

Jul 6, 2018 A new survey shows widespread distrust of of drinking water in First Nations . The study was commissioned for the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada and it interviewed 710 First Nations peoples and 721 residents from other small towns across the country (excluding B.C.) on various water and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201834 Views

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Meet the new CAMH VP of Education

Meet the new CAMH VP of Education By his own admission, when he was growing up in his native Winnipeg, Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam was too vertically-challenged to make his love of basketball more than a hobby.  But that interest in sports had a direct impact on his decision to devote his career to mental health. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201859 Views

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NL Government: Thirty-five Per Cent Reduction in People Waiting for Services After One Year into the Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan

July 04, 2018 One year into the implementation of Towards Recovery: The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, there has been a 35 per cent reduction in the number of people waiting for mental health and addictions counselling services across the province. In Towards Recovery, the Provincial Government committed to increase […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 201850 Views

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Self-determination and data control vital to Indigenous health research – CMAJ

July 4, 2018 Health research involving Indigenous peoples must be based on their self-determination and ethical protocols for control of data, said Carrie Bourassa, scientific director of the Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health, but “I don’t think that’s well accepted in the research community.” Bourassa, who is Métis, was a speaker at the Pathways Annual […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201865 Views

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Ottawa says it will create an Inuit equivalent to Jordan’s Principle – Nunatsiaq.com

July 03, 2018 Policy would ensure children don’t face health care delays over jurisdictional disputes The federal government has pledged to develop a new policy to ensure Inuit children have equitable access to health care and other public services, regardless of where they live and where they go to receive care. The new initiative is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201843 Views

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Indigenous AIDS Conference Preludes AIDS 2018 Amsterdam

Global HIV response depends on not leaving Indigenous Peoples behind VANCOUVER, July 4, 2018  – The International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS (IIWGHA) announces it will host the 7th Annual International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS July 21-22, and the Indigenous Peoples Networking Zone at the International AIDS Conference July 23-27, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 201863 Views

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More Family Practices Can Now Provide Best In Class Prevention to Patients

More Family Practices Can Now Provide Best In Class Prevention to Patients Canadian health care innovation opening an institute to train health practitioners as prevention experts July 4, 2018 (Toronto) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) will provide $2.98 million to ensure more Canadians benefit from proven cancer prevention approaches through the BETTER […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201880 Views

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Q&A with Dr. Eva Grunfeld, Program Lead of the BETTER Program

Q&A with Dr. Eva Grunfeld, Program Lead of the BETTER Program July 4, 2018 The BETTER program is part of the CLASP Initiative launched by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer in 2009, which brought together research, practice, and policy experts to form coalitions that integrate cancer prevention with strategies to prevent other chronic diseases. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201863 Views

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BC Government – It’s official: No age restrictions on insulin pumps

July 3, 2018 VICTORIA – People in B.C. will have coverage of insulin pumps for Type 1 diabetes, regardless of age, following up on the initial announcement, starting Tuesday, July 3, 2018. With this change, a financial weight has been lifted from the shoulders of students and young adults who would otherwise have to lose […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018887 Views

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A Canadian first: CIHI to measure access to mental health and addictions services and to home and community care

Health ministers endorse pan-Canadian indicators of access July 3, 2018 — The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) welcomes the federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) health ministers’* endorsement of a focused set of indicators to measure pan-Canadian progress toward improving access to mental health and addictions services and to home and community care. As part […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201887 Views

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Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Invests in Improved Care for Manitoba Cancer Patients and Families

June 28, 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Invests in Improved Care for Manitoba Cancer Patients and Families $65,000 donation to CancerCare Manitoba will support patient and family support services Winnipeg, MB – This afternoon, Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund (MMHF) representatives presented a donation of $65,000 to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The funds will be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201853 Views

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SOAHAC: Welcoming our Regional Directors

In follow up to our recent leadership reorganization, we are pleased to introduce SOAHAC’s new Regional Directors! The three (3) Regional Directors are each based in one of three geographic regions in which we operate: Chippewas of the Thames/London, Owen Sound/Grey-Bruce, and Windsor/Erie St. Clair. The positions were created to ensure that as we continue […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201853 Views

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MNA Ministry to Offer Temporary Accommodations to Citizens for Medically-Necessary Travel

June 26, 2018 (Edmonton, AB) The Ministry of Health, Children, and Youth, at the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) provincial head office, is excited to announce the allocation of two (2) suites in the Métis Capital Housing Corporation (MCHC) Renaissance Tower for citizens travelling to Edmonton for medically necessary appointments or treatment. one-bedroom suite and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201847 Views

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People ‘dying unnecessarily’ because of racial bias in Canada’s health-care system, researcher says – CBC

N.W.T. Health Minister Glen Abernethy says department plans cultural sensitivity training Jul 03, 2018 While some people have raised concerns about anti-Indigenous racism in the Northwest Territories’ health-care system, an expert says it’s not just an issue in the territory. Dr. Janet Smylie said it’s one of the biggest health inequities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201862 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Champagne to participate in a celebratory event at the Timiskaming First Nation Health Care Centre

Timiskaming First Nation – Quebec Please be advised that the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will participate in a celebratory event to mark the completion of the expansion and renovation project for the Timiskaming First Nation Health Care Centre. Date:  July 6, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201846 Views

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Northern Ontario chiefs council meeting with 2nd First Nation exploring nursing transfer – CBC

Keewaytinook Okimakanak manages Deer Lake’s nursing station, North Spirit Lake seeking similar agreement Jul 03, 2018 The northern Ontario chiefs council that now manages the nursing station in Deer Lake First Nation says it’s working with another Indigenous community to undertake a similar transfer. A ceremony was held in April to formalize the transfer of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201847 Views

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June 2018 update on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

July 3, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada The federal government is steadfast in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Ongoing investments in water and wastewater infrastructure are helping to lift all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve. Today, the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201840 Views

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Statement – Ford Government Making OHIP+ More Cost-Effective

June 30, 2018 Christine Elliott, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, released the following statement today regarding changes to OHIP+: “Today, our government is announcing our intent to fix the OHIP+ program by focussing benefits on those who do not have existing prescription drug benefits. Children and youth who are not covered by private benefits […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201852 Views

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FPT Communique – Health Ministers’ Meeting (HMM) – June 29, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB

From: Health Canada Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) health ministers concluded a successful meeting today in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ministers held productive discussions on a number of priorities, including opioids and problematic substance use, cannabis and pharmacare. Meeting with National Indigenous Organizations This morning, before the commencement of the meeting, provincial and territorial (PT) ministers joined […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201859 Views

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