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Updated COVID-19 information for Morley, as of May 11, 2021

20 new positive cases were reported today and 12 people have recovered. There are 69 active cases being managed by Stoney Health Services. Please note, the 67 variant cases are running total. COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics continue Wednesday and Thursday from 12-5 pm at the Family Resource Centre, Wesley Lodge. This week, we welcome all Stoney […]

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AMC Supports the UN Committee’s Call for Canada to Investigate Claims of Racist Violence

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) supports the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination’s (CERD) call for the Government of Canada to respond to allegations it committed racist actions in its treatment of Mi’kmaq lobster fishers in Nova Scotia. AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas stated, “Canada received […]

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Health Canada silent on COVID-19 home tests as other countries push forward – CBC

Advocates say reluctance could be based on comparisons between antigen, PCR tests May 12, 2021 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week proudly announced a partnership with the Ontario government to provide more rapid COVID-19 tests for employees in key businesses, but it’s still unclear at this time whether federal health officials believe there’s a place […]

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Future of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in question in Canada over blood clots, supply issues – CBC

Risk of blood clots tied to AstraZeneca shot now estimated at 1 in 55,000 in Canada May 12, 2021 The future use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine in Canada is now in question due to concerns over the increased risk of rare but severe blood clots connected to the shot, an unpredictable future supply and […]

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May 14 is National Indigenous Nurses Day – Shared Health

May 11, 2021 For more than a year, our health system and our health-care providers have been occupied by the urgent need to prioritize COVID-19 response, in order to protect the vulnerable and to save lives. In my role, I’m privileged to hear stories of courage, bravery and sacrifice shared with me by grateful patients, […]

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Amazon Studios pitch participants announced

The ISO partnered with Amazon Studios to provide Canadian Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour screen-content creators the opportunity to develop a half-hour scripted or unscripted series pitch in English for presentation to executives for Amazon Prime Video. ISO worked with the Black Screen Office on the pitch program and with our community of collaborators […]

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday – CBC

Virologist says it’s ‘too early to say’ whether COVID-19 wave in India has reached its peak May 12, 2021 India’s coronavirus deaths crossed a quarter million on Wednesday in the deadliest 24 hours since the pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through the countryside, overloading a fragile rural health-care system. Boosted by highly infectious variants, […]

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Government of Canada to provide support to communities in Nunavut to address the COVID-19 pandemic

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 11, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada / Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting First Nations, Inuit and Métis, and is working closely with territorial governments, Indigenous partners and community organizations across the North to manage […]

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Labrador seal hunt largely sidelined as sea ice hits 50-year low – CBC

May 12, 2021 Hunters worry about fate of seal pups as ice thins beneath them Mina Campbell of North West River has been hunting seals each spring for 40 years, one of many who take to Labrador’s ice by late April in an activity rooted in Indigenous culture for centuries. But Campbell hasn’t made it out once […]

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When it comes to donning Indigenous fashion, aim for inspiration – not appropriation – The Globe and Mail

Have you ever felt all dressed up with no political statement to make? Perhaps some background: The first time I met Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, was at a book launch taking place at the Royal Ontario Museum. I was rushing down a hallway, late as always, and I saw a […]

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