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Cowichan Tribes Hosts 42nd Annual BC Elders’ Gathering: ‘I tst ‘o’ hwun’ ‘I (We are Still Here)

Cowichan Tribes Hosts 42nd Annual BC Elders’ Gathering: ‘I tst ‘o’ hwun’ ‘I (We are Still Here) COWICHAN TERRITORY – DUNCAN, BC – Cowichan Tribes is honoured to host Elders from across the province in our traditional territory to attend the 42nd Annual BC Elders’ Gathering on July 10-12 at Island Savings Centre. “We are […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2018662 Views

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Category: HealthText

Skidegate Breaks Ground on New Wellness Centre

Skidegate Breaks Ground on New Wellness Centre For Immediate Release  SKIDEGATE – Community members, Elders, leaders and partners were on hand for a momentous ground-breaking at a new wellness centre in Skidegate on Haida Gwaii today. The groundbreaking included a ceremonial fire on the building site and offerings of food and tobacco. The new 9,400 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018560 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

Invitation: Significant funding announcement to help First Nations communities tackle the overdose crisis and save lives

The Honourable Judy Darcy Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Invites you to attend a significant funding announcement to help First Nations communities tackle the overdose crisis and save lives PLEASE NOTE UPDATED TIME: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Chairman Room (North Tower) 1601 Bayshore Dr. Vancouver Take the elevator […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018647 Views

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Category: HealthText

Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services to Make an Announcement

MEDIA ADVISORY Ministry of Children and Youth Services Minister of Children and Youth Services to Make an Announcement December 7, 2016 Minister of Children and Youth Services Michael Coteau will make an announcement about new legislation to improve the wellbeing of children, youth and families. Date: Thursday December 8, 2016 Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Covenant […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 2016837 Views

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Category: LawText

#Violencestopswithme: BC First Nations Commit to Ending Violence against Women and Girls

Media Release COAST SALISH AND ESK’ETEMC TERRITORY – On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) announces support for an anti-violence initiative aimed at promoting health and well-being in BC First Nations communities. Esk’etemc’s (Alkali Lake) Commitment Stick initiative is focused on ending violence against women and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 2016793 Views

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Category: HealthText

40th BC Elders Gathering Draws Thousands to Celebrate First Nations Wisdom-Keepers

40th BC Elders Gathering Draws Thousands to Celebrate First Nations Wisdom-Keepers For Immediate Release                                                         ​ (Coast Salish Territory – Vancouver) – Over 3,000 First Nations Elders and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 2016937 Views

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Category: HealthText

Cultural Humility Campaign Launched as part of National Aboriginal Day of Wellness Events in BC

For Immediate Release June 22, 2016 Cultural Humility Campaign Launched as part of National Aboriginal Day of Wellness Events in BC What will you do to make healthcare culturally safe? Make your public commitment today. (Coast Salish Territory – Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is pleased to announce the launch of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2016883 Views

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Category: HealthText

Mental Health Week: Hope, Help, and Healing Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Post-vention Toolkit

To mark Canadian Mental Health Week, the First Nations Health Authority would like to share a resource to support First Nations, Aboriginal, and Indigenous communities, Health Directors, community health workers, and others working in an area that touches on preventing and responding to suicide in their communities. The Hope, Help, and Healing Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 20161455 Views

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Category: HealthText

FNHA and Health Canada Joint Statement for Stakeholders: Office of the Auditor General Study on First Nations Health Service

Feb 2, 2016 The First Nations Heath Authority (FNHA) and Health Canada today welcome the findings of the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) Report: Establishing the FNHA in British Columbia (BC). The report affirms several positive elements of FNHA’s work and the establishment of the First Nations health governance structure in BC. It also […]

by mmnationtalk on February 2, 20161144 Views

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Category: GeneralText

What the Auditor General Study Tells Us on Improving the Lives of First Nations Peoples

In October of 2014 members of the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), First Nations Health Council and First Nations Health Directors Association were invited to participate in an Office of the Auditor General study to inform Parliament about the efforts undertaken by British Columbia First Nations, Health Canada, and the Province of British Columbia to […]

by mmnationtalk on February 2, 2016997 Views

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