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NS Government: New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

November 24, 2020 To turn the tide of COVID-19 infections in Nova Scotia, Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, announced new restrictions in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and across the province today, Nov. 24. “We need to flip the switch on COVID-19 right now,” said Premier McNeil. “COVID-19 is […]

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Remarks from the Chief Public Health Officer on COVID-19, November 24, 2020

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Speech There have been 337,555 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 11,521 deaths. Nationally, there are close to 57,000 active cases across the country. Over the past week, labs across Canada have tested an average of over 75,500 people daily, with 7.6% testing positive. Yesterday 5,713 cases were reported […]

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Coronavirus: Canoe Lake Cree First Nation threatens evictions to stop parties – Globalnews.ca

November 24, 2020 A northern Saskatchewan First Nation is threatening serious measures to prevent large gatherings as COVID-19 cases rise. Canoe Lake Cree First Nation (CLCFN) posted a memo Sunday on Facebook stating anyone hosting a house party will be served with an eviction warning and have their utilities shut off. A second violation will […]

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Aura Freedom Launches Relentless Resilience, a Multi-media Campaign Addressing the Impact of Gender-Based Violence on Canadian Society

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2020 – Funded by the Government of Canada, Aura Freedom has launched Relentless Resilience, a bold multi-media awareness campaign based on a 155 page report of the same name published by Aura Freedom in February of 2020. Relentless Resilience will educate Canadians on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and demonstrate how it is affecting every […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20204 Views

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During COVID-19 pandemic, Nunavik community suffers from water woes – Nunatsiaq News

Washing your hands is one of the main ways that public health officials are urging people to help curb the transmission of COVID-19. But in the Hudson Bay community of Inukjuak, that can be hard to do. Some neighbourhoods in Inukjuak look like they are decked out for Christmas with red lights everywhere. That’s not […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20204 Views

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National Addictions Awareness Week 2020 is here – FNHA

A joint message from Interim Chief Executive Officer, Richard Jock; and Dr. Nel Wieman, Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer. It’s National Addictions Awareness Week, and this year’s theme, “Change begins with me,” focuses on what we as individuals can do to support people who are experiencing addiction. This is more important now than ever. As […]

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COVID-19 GN Update – November 23, 2020

Good morning. Today, Nunavut has four new cases of COVID-19. There are three new cases in Rankin Inlet and one new case in Whale Cove. Nunavut now has a total of 132 active cases of COVID-19. The total number of persons followed to date is 4644. There are 933 persons currently being followed. Arviat, Whale […]

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James Smith Cree Nation opens unique medical imaging clinic in Saskatoon – APTN News

The James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan is one of the owners of a unique clinic that provides the latest technology in CT scans and MRI imaging. The National Medical Imaging clinic, education and research centre opened its doors in Saskatoon with the nation as a proud partner. James Smith Cree Nation Chief Wally Burns […]

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Chippewas of the Thames First Nation harm reduction team find new ways to address substance-abuse problems amidst pandemic – Anishinabek News

November 24, 2020 DESHKAN ZIIBING (CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES FIRST NATION)— Efforts to fight a pandemic running parallel with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic— a wide-spread increase in dangerous drug use— are ramping up in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (COTTFN) as the local harm reduction team renews contact with those affected by […]

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More North Sask. First Nations enter lockdowns – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Implementing a two-week lockdown “won’t cure the problem, but we’re trying to flatten the curve somewhat.” An alarming spike in cases is pushing more Saskatchewan First Nations to enter community lockdowns. Implementing a two-week lockdown “won’t cure the problem, but we’re trying to flatten the curve somewhat,” said Cumberland House Cree Nation Chief Rene Chaboyer. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20204 Views

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