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Steps for Change Community Feast

Start Date: January 15, 2013End Date: January 19, 2013Iqaluit, NU The Tobacco Has No Place Here campaign invites you to a community feast in Iqaluit to celebrate National Non-Smoking Week. You are invited to join the celebration and feast at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Inuksuk High School, in Iqaluit. Health and Social […]

by aanationtalk on January 15, 2013562 Views

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First Nations women to receive free transportation to life-saving mammogram appointments: Canadian Cancer Society aims to improve breast screening rates in Northeastern Ontario

15 January 2013Sudbury – Mammograms save lives; yet for some women living in First Nations communities, the financial costs associated with getting to breast screening are prohibitive. To help address this issue, the Canadian Cancer Society, in partnership with the Weenebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) and Health Sciences North (HSN-NECC), is providing approximately 100 women […]

by aanationtalk on January 15, 2013720 Views

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Harper Government Announces Major Investment in First Nation Water and Wastewater Systems

Ref. #2-3752 Ottawa, Ontario (January 13, 2013) – The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced today the Harper Government’s plan for new investments in First Nation water and wastewater systems on reserve. “Our Government is committed to addressing water and wastewater issues on reserve to ensure that First Nations communities […]

by aanationtalk on January 14, 2013459 Views

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Mamisarvik Healing Centre featured on “The National”

Announcement:  CCSA’s colleagues at the Mamisarvik Healing Centre will feature on CBC Radio’s, “The Current” on January 10 at 8:30 a.m. EST, and CBC TV’s “The National” on January 11 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. EST. The Mamisarvik Healing Centre offers the only Inuit trauma and addictions recovery program in Canada. NT3

by aanationtalk on January 11, 2013926 Views

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Rankin Inlet Healing Facility Opens

Iqaluit, NU (January 9, 2013) – The Honourable Daniel Shewchuk, Minister of Justice, today announced that the Rankin Inlet Healing Facility is now operational. “I am pleased that the Rankin Inlet Healing Facility is now completed and has opened its doors to its first inmates today,” said Minister Shewchuk. “Having this facility operational is the first […]

by aanationtalk on January 10, 20132854 Views

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The Office of the Chief Coroner’s Death Review of the Youth Suicides at the Pikangikum First Nation 2006 – 2008

Letter To The Chief CoronerJune 1, 2011 Dear Dr. McCallum, I submit this report on the review of the deaths by suicide of the youth of Pikangikum First Nation which occurred in the Province of Ontario between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2008. The Review Team examined each of the 16 deaths that occurred […]

by aanationtalk on January 10, 2013555 Views

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Domestic Violence Death Review Committee Report Complete

January 9, 2013 Government Accepts Recommendations: Swan The Manitoba Domestic Violence Death Review Committee has completed its first report and the provincial government has accepted all of its recommendations, Justice Minister Andrew Swan announced today. “Significant work has gone into reviewing the circumstances of a domestic violence tragedy.  We are committed to identifying factors and […]

by aanationtalk on January 10, 2013609 Views

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Call for Nominations: Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health Branch Award of Excellence in Nursing

The FNIHB Award of Excellence in Nursing celebrates the work of community health nurses who have at least two years of experience and who are employed in transferred and non-transferred communities–nurses who: have excellent practice skills, attitudes and knowledge; show leadership; enhance the image of nursing; are dedicated to learning and professional development; and are […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 2013865 Views

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2013: A Year to End Poverty

01-2-13 Every New Year there is an undercurrent of excitement of untapped opportunities.  A sense of possibility and hopefulness that change will happen.  This New Year is no different as a number of upcoming meetings, debates and movements are getting greater public recognition, reminding us that there remain reasons for positive thinking: Bill C-400 – […]

by aanationtalk on January 7, 2013679 Views

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CIHR Operating Grants – Winter 2013 Priority Announcements

Application Deadline: March 1, 2013 For this launch of CIHR’s Open Operating Grants competition, the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health Priority Announcements will focus on two new key areas: Aboriginal Ways of Knowing, and the Application of the “Two-Eyed Seeing” model to Aboriginal Health. The amount available for each of these funding opportunities is $1.2M […]

by aanationtalk on January 6, 2013700 Views

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