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Government of Canada launches new Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women to help them get certified in Red Seal trades – apply today

From: Employment and Social Development Canada December 11, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity depends on Canadians having the skills, training and experience they need to get good quality jobs and succeed in a changing economy. To help meet the increasing need for more workers in the trades, the Government of […]

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RCYBC: Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care

December 11, 2018 Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care is a collaborative photovoice project led by Melanie Doucet, a PhD candidate at the McGill School of Social Work and a former youth in care, alongside eight former youth in care between the ages of 19 and 29 from the Greater Vancouver area. Using […]

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Minister Rodriguez Announces Reappointment of Chair of the National Arts Centre Board of Trustees

From: Canadian Heritage News release Appointment – Our Heritage, Our Culture GATINEAU, December 11, 2018 The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced today the reappointment of Adrian Burns as Chair of the National Arts Centre Board of Trustees following an open, transparent and merit-based selection process. She will begin a new […]

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Athabasca U: Q&A with Katherena Vermette

On November 1, 2018, we welcomed Katherena Vermette to Athabasca University as this year’s writer-in-residence. Katherena will be available in that role helping aspiring writers until the end of May. Guidelines for submitting can be found here: http://writer-in-residence.athabascau.ca/submission/index.php . Recently, Paul Huebener (AU writer-in-residence committee member and Associate Professor of Canadian Literature) and Angie Abdou […]

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Durango Reports Additional Visible Gold Grains in Till at Windfall Lake

Vancouver, BC / December 11, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (OTCQB-ATOXF) (Frankfurt – 86A1), (the “Company” or “Durango”) is pleased to report that further to its news of November 2, 2018, Durango has received further positive assay results on the additional till samples taken on the East claim block at Windfall Lake, Québec. Nine […]

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Red Pine Announces Change in Board Appointment

Toronto, Ontario – December 10, 2018 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces that Dr. Robert (Bob) Dodds’ status of Executive Director of Mine Development has changed to Director of the Company effective immediately. Dr. Dodds will qualify as an Independent Director of the Company in 2020. Bob is […]

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IDM Mining Completes Underground Drilling Program at Red Mountain Gold Project

December 10th, 2018, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) announces that it has completed the 2018 underground drilling program at the advanced-stage Red Mountain Underground Gold Project (“Red Mountain” or the “Project”), located in the Golden Triangle east of Stewart, BC. The Company completed the drilling program using three […]

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City of Toronto reaffirms commitment to protecting fundamental human rights and dignity of all residents

December 10, 2018 City of Toronto reaffirms commitment to protecting fundamental human rights and dignity of all residents Today, the City recognizes International Human Rights Day and reaffirms its commitment to protecting the fundamental human rights and dignity of all residents as well as working to empower individuals to stand up to intolerance, hate and […]

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Gathering Our Voices 2019 – Nominations Open: Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award / Volunteer Applications Open

NOMINATIONS OPEN: HIY AWARD! Now accepting nominations! The Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC) recognizes Indigenous Youth for the Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award. If you know an Indigenous Youth who has made an outstanding commitment or achievement in their community, please nominate them here by February 26, 2019. VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS OPEN Volunteers are a […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 201827 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Offers Condolences to the Family of Braiden Jacob and the Community of Webequie First Nation

(Toronto, December 10, 2018) On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald extends her deepest condolences to the family of Braiden Jacob and the community of Webequie First Nation and Kasabonika Lake First Nation. “I am saddened to see another body of our youth found in Thunder Bay, Ontario. I am […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201828 Views

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BC First Nations Forestry Council’s CEO Departure Announcement

December 10, 2018 After over ten years of serving as CEO of the BC First Nations Forestry Council (FNFC), Keith Atkinson has announced his departure from the position to start the next chapter of his career. During his exceptional service in the leadership role, Atkinson has managed to create and cultivate relationships based on mutual […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201830 Views

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Municipality of Wawa to benefit from key tourism infrastructure upgrades

Government of Canada investment to help rejuvenate Wawa’s waterfront to boost economic growth December 11, 2018 – Wawa, ON — Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario — FedNor The residents and businesses of the Municipality of Wawa will benefit from enhancements to the waterfront area thanks to a Government of Canada investment of more than $723,500. […]

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French First Language Secondary School design-build contract awarded

December 10, 2018 Joint news release with the Government of Canada and Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon A $29,357,080 contract for the new French First Language Secondary School and community spaces has been awarded to Whitehorse-based company Ketza Construction. The project was tendered as a negotiated request for proposals, which considers Yukon First Nations’ participation […]

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BCAFN: First Nations Leaders Gather in Ottawa for AFN Special Chiefs’ Assembly

December 10, 2018 Chiefs from British Columbia, including Regional Chief Terry Teegee, travelled to unceded Algonquin Territory last week to conduct business at the Assembly of First Nations’ Special Chiefs Assembly. The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) advocates on behalf of First Nations on issues such as treaties, Indigenous rights, land and resources. They have […]

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Algonquin College renews commitment to Truth and Reconciliation with official opening and naming of new Indigenous spaces

December 10, 2018 OTTAWA — Algonquin College put the final touches on its $44.9-million construction project today with the official opening and naming of several new spaces dedicated to experiential learning and a new understanding of Indigenous cultures and heritage. In a ceremony attended by several hundred students, employees and community members, the College paid tribute […]

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Trans Mountain – oral Indigenous traditional evidence hearing concludes in Nanaimo, BC, from December 3 – 6

Reconsideration On September 20, 2018, the Government of Canada referred aspects of the National Energy Board’s (NEB) May 2016 recommendation report– related to the application of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) and the Species at Risk Act to Project-related marine shipping – back to the NEB for reconsideration. The Government has directed the NEB […]

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Ontario Renews Calls to Scrap the Federal Carbon Tax

Finance Minister Vic Fedeli Fights for Workers and Businesses December 10, 2018 Ministry of Finance Ottawa – Building on Premier Ford’s leadership, today at the meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Finance Ministers, Vic Fedeli renewed Ontario’s call to scrap the federal carbon tax. Minister Fedeli made it clear that this tax, along with the enhancement […]

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Premier Savikataaq comments on Nutrition North announcement

December 10, 2018 Premier Joe Savikataaq today released the following statement: “Increased funds and access to the Nutrition North Canada Program are vital to the health and well-being of Nunavummiut. I was happy to hear that today’s federal announcement on the Program included a subsidy on more household necessities like diapers and infant food. However, […]

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An SPU professor takes part in building an integrated food policy for Canada

In a special issue of the journal Canadian Food Studies, sociologist Amanda Wilson co-wrote a letter to the food policy community. The objective? To seek out a wide range of expertise in order to redesign the Canadian food system and to address economic disparities. At a time of year filled with culinary rituals, the letter reminds us […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201818 Views

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Government of Yukon receives minimum wage review

December 10, 2018 The Employment Standards Board has submitted its review of Yukon’s minimum wage to the Minister of Community Services. The report includes recommendations for changes to Yukon’s minimum wage based on numerous factors including: feedback from Yukoners through the Minimum Wage Survey; meetings and feedback from numerous interested agencies; statistical and economic information […]

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INAN Report 17: The Challenges of Delivering Continuing Care in First Nations Communities

THE CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING CONTINUING CARE IN FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair Indigenous health outcomes tend to be poorer than the Canadian average. The underlying factors are complex and include historical and intergenerational trauma attributed to colonialism and discriminatory policies, as well as social determinants of […]

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Makivik President Charlie Watt Says Nutrition North Canada Announcement Good Start, More Work Needed

Monday, December 10, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik President Charlie Watt called today’s announcement on changes to the Nutrition North Canada program a good start towards improving the program for the people who are the primary recipients of the subsidy by a wide margin – the Inuit. “We considered Nutrition North a failure from […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201824 Views

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City Announces Line-up of Winter FunDays Activities

December 10, 2018 The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the activity line-up for Winter FunDays, presented by 99.9 The Bay and Country 105. Winter FunDays start Sunday, Dec. 30, at Prince Arthur’s Landing and run every Sunday until March 17, 2019, from 2 pm to 4 pm unless specified otherwise. Winter FunDays […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201828 Views

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HealthSpace Signs Contract with Indigenous Services Canada

VANCOUVER, Dec. 11, 2018 – HealthSpace Data Systems Ltd. (“HealthSpace”) (CSE:HS) (Frankfurt:38H) (OTC:HDSLF) announces that the Company has signed a contract with Indigenous Services Canada to provide support and maintenance services for the Environmental Health Information System (EHIS). The contract is for one year with two option years. EHIS, built by HealthSpace, is a knowledge management tool […]

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AER: Panel to address issues from production curtailment

Calgary, Alberta (Dec 10, 2018)… The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has worked with the Government of Alberta to establish a Production Curtailment Issues Panel. The panel will consider written submissions from potentially impacted operators regarding unintended consequences that result from production curtailment rules. The panel chair is Stacey Schorr, Executive Vice President of Stakeholder and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201826 Views

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Amarc Delineates Multiple Drill-Ready Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposit Targets at Joy Property, British Columbia

December 11, 2018, Vancouver, BC – Amarc Resources Ltd. (“Amarc” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: AHR; OTCBB: AXREF) is pleased to announce results from its first season of exploration activity at the expanded JOY Project (see Amarc news releases August 29, 2017 and December 27, 2017). The 464 km2 JOY property covers the northern extension of the prolific […]

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Nibinamik First Nation outraged by Violence by Thunder Bay Police against Community Youth

Summer Beaver, ON: Responding to an incident caught on video that occurred on Saturday, December 1st that appeared to show a female Uniform Patrol Officer of the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) striking a youth member of our community, Nibinamik First Nation Chief Johnny Yellowhead offered the following statement: “As Chief of Nibinamik First Nation, […]

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Mason Graphite Announces Involvement in a New Endeavor In The Li-ion Battery Industry Led by Propulsion Quebec

MONTREAL, Dec. 11, 2018 – Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) is pleased to be part of “Propulsion Québec”, Quebec’s cluster for smart and electric transportation, which has a mission to rally the entire sector around joint projects aimed at positioning Quebec as a global leader in developing and […]

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NAN Offers Condolences to Family of Braiden Jacob

THUNDER BAY, ON (December 10, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, expressed heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Braiden Jacob and the community of Webequie First Nation: “Since he was reported missing on Thursday we had held out hope that Braiden would be found safe […]

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Public consultation launches on proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen

Partners seeking input on final boundary of national park reserve and management of land December 10, 2018              Syilx Nation, British Columbia             Parks Canada Agency Nature inspires Canadians. The wonders of our diverse landscapes, flora and fauna, instill pride in our natural heritage. The South Okanagan-Similkameen region contains some of the most biologically diverse and […]

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The Daily Tuesday, December 11, 2018

December 11, 2018 Education indicators in Canada: An international perspective, 2018 Just over two-thirds of Canadians in 2017 (68%), aged 25 to 64, had completed post-secondary education, 24 percentage points higher than the average for the 36 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Continue reading Canadian Housing Statistics Program, 2018 In […]

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Makivik Issues Warning for Preservation Caribou Population

Kuujjuaq, December 6, 2018 – Makivik Corporation has issued a warning to all hunters and governments to help preserve the future population of caribou herds in the Inuit territory. During the last decades populations of the George River and Leaf River Herds have declined dramatically, deeply worrying Makivik and the Inuit of the Nunavik region. […]

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Rights group demands end to sterilization of Indigenous women

Credits:The Canadian Press The UN Committee Against Torture says Canada must investigate the forced sterilization of Indigenous women and girls. Jackie Hansen of Amnesty International says the practice violates a “long list of human rights.” (Dec. 7, 2018) Use our news video on your website or broadcast: http://www.thecanadianpress.com/multi… The Canadian Press is Canada’s most trusted […]

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December 10, 2018 – Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit

Final Report Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit Project Number: 1570-7/16123 March 2017 Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Branch Audit and Evaluation Sector Executive Summary This report constitutes the Evaluation of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s (INAC’s) Grants to the Government of […]

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Congratulations! ArtBridges Fourth Annual Recognition Awards

The awards showcase remarkable work in community-engaged arts in Canada in three categories: Innovation!, Resiliency! and Creativity! The award process: In mid-2018 we did a call for community-engaged arts initiatives, community partners and ArtBridges Member initiatives to participate in award nominations. All of the entrees were compelling and demonstrated amazing work. The awards jury was […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201817 Views

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BC Government: Exceptional lawyers recognized with Queen’s counsel designation

Dec. 10, 2018 VICTORIA – David Eby, Attorney General, has announced the 2018 recipients of the honorary title of Queen’s counsel (QC). “Congratulations to each of the recipients of this prestigious designation,” said Eby. “The QC appointment is a very special honour that denotes a superb record of achievement and commitment to our province’s legal system. […]

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Government of Canada announces improvements to Nutrition North Canada including support for country food

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada December 10, 2018 — Iqaluit, NU — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada recognizes that the Nutrition North Canada program has not been working for Northerners and is modernizing and reforming the program to better address Northerners’ needs. Following extensive engagement with Northern and […]

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Students are Building a Consent Culture, one Conversation at a Time

How Ontario Schools can Draw-the-Line to End Sexual Violence Last year in Arianna Lambert’s grade 4/5 classroom, it started with a conversation about hugs. “We talked about why you should ask someone ahead of time,” she recounts. “It got them to think about how we actually impact the way people feel around us by going […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201829 Views

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BC Government: Minister’s response to the representative’s report

Dec. 10, 2018 VANCOUVER – Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development issued the following statement in response to the representative for children and youth’s Dec. 10, 2018, investigative report: “I want to thank the representative for children and youth for this comprehensive report. My heart goes out to Charlie. Like anyone who reads this report, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201824 Views

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Statement – 70 years later, we all have a responsibility to speak out against hate

December 10, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission Today, on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Marie-Claude Landry, the Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission issues the following statement: “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was a response to unspeakable atrocities born from hatred. It united […]

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BC Representative’s Report Calls for Overhaul of System to Protect and Support Children with Special Needs

VICTORIA – The ordeal of one boy and his family shows that British Columbia’s system of services to support children with complex needs must be overhauled, says an investigative report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth. The report details the events that led to the removal of “Charlie” from his mother’s care […]

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AFN National Chief Delivers Strong Message to First Ministers About First Nations Rights in Economic Decision Making

AFN National Chief Delivers Strong Message to First Ministers About First Nations Rights in Economic Decision Making December 10, 2018 (Montreal, QC): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde told the Prime Minister and Premiers at the First Ministers Meeting today that permits and licenses should not be given out by governments until […]

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Government of Canada announces new way forward on aquaculture management and the protection of wild salmon

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Ottawa, ON — Global demand for fish and seafood as a high-protein food source has increased significantly in the last decades. This demand is projected to further increase as the world’s population continues to grow. Combined with unprecedented pressures on many global fish stocks in our oceans, it is clear the […]

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Fighting for full value of Alberta’s natural gas

Dec 10, 2018 Alberta is creating a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Investment Team to work directly with industry on reducing barriers for securing final investment decisions on export projects that will increase the value of Alberta’s natural gas resources. The announcement responds to a key recommendation of Alberta’s Natural Gas Advisory Panel, appointed in May […]

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New Report Exposes Details of Canadian Oil Companies’ Systematic Weakening of Canada’s Climate Plan and Ambition

Canada’s Oil and Gas Companies Weakening National Climate Plan While Expanding Production, Says New Report Federal Government Must Double Climate Targets And Curtail Oil Expansion To Limit to 1.5° Katowice, Poland—A new report released today at COP 24 shows oil and gas emissions in Canada are rising and that oil and gas companies in Canada […]

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GN services during the holiday closure

10 December 2018    All Government of Nunavut (GN) offices are closed from December 24, 2018, to January 1, 2019. During this holiday closure period, the following services will be available: Community and Government Services (CGS) The following CGS divisions will be available for emergencies 24 hours a day: Safety Services Division (Office of […]

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Statement by Minister Rodriguez on Human Rights Day

From: Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, December 10, 2018 Canadians value human rights as a cornerstone of a free and democratic society. Today, on Human Rights Day, we have the opportunity to reflect and strongly reinforce our commitment to respecting the fundamental rights of all people. In 2018, as we mark the 70th anniversary of the United […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201823 Views

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BCAFN Welcomes British Columbia’s CleanBC Plan

The government of British Columbia’s recent announcement of their CleanBC plan is welcomed by the BC Assembly of First Nations. It is necessary and timely to address the mounting devastating impacts of climate change. First Nations in BC will need to be part of the transition to the low carbon economy. Regional Chief Teegee said, […]

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Algonquin College to celebrate grand opening and official naming of new Courtyard and Indigenous spaces

December 10th, 2018 Algonquin College is preparing to celebrate the grand opening and official naming of its new Courtyard and Indigenous spaces on Monday, Dec. 10. Located in the College’s state-of-the-art DARE District, these facilities were the final phase of construction on a $44.9-million space that promotes new, experiential ways of learning to connect students […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201826 Views

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The governments of Canada and Nunavut collaborate to improve access to treatment for people with substance use disorders

From: Health Canada The opioid crisis continues to devastate individuals, families and communities across the country. Without increased access to effective, evidence-based treatment options, people with substance use disorder will continue to be at risk for overdose. On Friday, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the Honourable George Hickes, Minister of Health […]

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