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One in three LGBTQ2S homeless youth have attempted suicide since pandemic onset

First-of-its-kind CAMH survey highlights need for more inclusive, population-based access to life-saving health and social support services for LGBTQ2S youth TORONTO, September 21, 2021 – More than one-third (36 per cent) of Toronto-area LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness have attempted suicide since the COVID-19 pandemic began and 82 per cent have engaged in self-harm, according to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20216 Views

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Public Advisory: Sixteen New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador; Update Regarding Alert Levels for Central Health Region of the Province

Today (Tuesday, September 21), Newfoundland and Labrador has 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the last public advisory. Contact tracing by Public Health is underway and anyone considered a close contact has been advised regarding quarantine according to current guidelines. In the Eastern Health region: One female under 20 years of age. The case […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20215 Views

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MB Government: Province Continues State of Emergency Extension

September 21, 2021 The Manitoba government will continue the extension of the state of emergency in efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and variants, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, minister responsible for the Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization (EMO), announced today. The extension goes into effect tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. for a period […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20216 Views

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B.C.’s largest Indigenous government announces vaccine mandate – Vancouver Is Awesome

The Métis Nation of British Columbia supports over 90,000 self-declared Métis people in the province through several regional offices. The Métis Nation of British Columbia (MNBC) — the largest Indigenous government in the province — announced it would be rolling out a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and visitors to its office. The new […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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Two COVID-19 cases confirmed in Nunavut

Iqaluit, Nunavut (September 21, 2021) – Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, today announced two new positive cases of COVID-19, one in Kinngait and one in Kugluktuk, for a total of five active cases in the territory. “Yesterday, one individual in Kinngait and one individual in Kugluktuk tested positive for COVID-19,” said Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20216 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of September 20 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of:

On First Nations reserves, as of September 20 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of: 39,147 confirmed positive COVID-19 1,812 active cases 1,807 hospitalizations 36,924 recovered cases 411 deaths Case numbers per region: British Columbia: 4,053 Alberta: 11,086 Saskatchewan: 10,446 Manitoba: 9,417 Ontario: 3,165 Quebec: 936 Atlantic: 44 Provincial chief public health officers work with ISC’s regional medical […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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MNBC Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Surrey, BC – Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), one of the largest Indigenous government in BC, announced today that all employees, vendors, and visitors are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to come to MNBC offices. The policy, which will take effect Monday, October 4th, is applicable to all MNBC offices, including the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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Indigenous dance exercise program open to campus community today – UWindsor Daily News

Sep 21st, 2021 James Jones, a professional hoop dancer otherwise known as Notorious Cree, is facilitating his high-intensity Indigenous dance exercise program for the UWindsor community today — Tuesday, Sept. 21. A men’s fancy Powwow dancer among the world’s top three hoop dancers ,Notorious Cree blends traditional, modern, and contemporary arts mixed with comedy to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20217 Views

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B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

VICTORIA – As of Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, 86.8% (4,024,302) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 79.4% (3,679,181) received their second dose. In addition, 87.4% (3,778,735) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 80.2% (3,470,043) received their second dose. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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Rural schools close as Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine passport system begins – CTV

Sept. 21, 2021 EDMONTON – Two schools in rural Alberta closed their classrooms Monday over the number of students not attending because of COVID-19 infections as Edmonton police introduced tough new vaccine requirements on the first day of the province’s new proof-of-vaccination program. The Big Valley and Donalda schools, both in central Alberta’s Clearview Public […]

by tmnationtalk on September 21, 20219 Views

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