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State of Emergency in the City of Yellowknife Extended

January 19, 2022 The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Shane Thompson has extended the State of Emergency in the City of Yellowknife. This extension is being made under s.14 of the Emergency Management Act. The extension continues through February 2, 2022. This State of Emergency was initially instated to address the need for additional shelter […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202215 Views

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First Nations Harm Reduction Grants Are Available Now

Jan 19, 2022 As we enter into the seventh year of the toxic drug crisis, it continues to be important to support innovative, community-based and grassroots harm reduction initiatives that address the causes and effects of the crisis, such as intergenerational trauma and the overall mental wellness of the people who are impacted. The First […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202211 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Health on Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

From: Public Health Agency of Canada January 19, 2022 OTTAWA, ON – Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are having a substantial and growing impact in Canada and around the world. The World Health Organization estimates the number of people living with dementia worldwide will increase from 55 million to 78 million by the end of this […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202213 Views

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All of Nunavik put on ‘red alert’ due to Omicron spread – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 19, 2022 The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services has put the entire region on “red alert” due to concerns about the fast spread of COVID-19’s Omicron variant. The health board announced the restrictions Tuesday on Facebook, stating that it’s “just a matter of time until Omicron will spread in all communities” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202218 Views

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MB Government: COVID-19 Bulletin #556

January 19, 2022 Information about COVID-19 in Manitoba is updated weekdays at 12:30 p.m. on these DataMB dashboards: Case data: https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/apps/manitoba-covid-19/ COVID-19 vaccination coverage: https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/apps/manitoba-covid-19-vaccinations-dashboard-1/ Based on provincial data, public health officials are highlighting the following trends for the week ending Jan. 13: People who are not fully vaccinated are three times as likely to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202215 Views

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Evidence of racism against Indigenous patients is growing: Is a reckoning in Canadian health care overdue? – Global News

January 19, 2022 Pamela Beebe has spent much of her professional life advocating for the rights of indigenous people. “A lot of the work that I do is, whenever anyone asks me to talk about truth and reconciliation, I readily agree,” the Kainai First Nation member said from her home in Calgary. In her private […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202221 Views

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Indigenous ceremonial blessing for Burnaby Hospital redevelopment

The Burnaby Hospital redevelopment project is underway as Burnaby Hospital prepares to say goodbye to the Cascade building and gears up for construction on the new buildings. To mark the start of this journey and to honour the host Nations, Burnaby Hospital held a traditional blessing ceremony on November 22, 2021 for the new health […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202216 Views

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Three Ottawa organizations receive federal funds to improve Veterans’ well-being

From: Veterans Affairs Canada Veterans Affairs Canada provides support through the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund 19 January 2022 – Ottawa – Veterans Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, alongside Yasir Naqvi, Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre and the Honourable David J. McGuinty, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202248 Views

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Government of Canada makes significant investment in research to transform public health for Canadians

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research News release Researchers will address pressing health challenges and help revitalize public health systems across the country January 19, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the importance of maintaining a strong public health system to protect the health of Canadians. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202253 Views

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P.E.I. to replace pap tests with HPV tests — but COVID is delaying the switch – CBC

Health P.E.I. CEO hopeful the swap will be made before the end of 2022 Jan 19, 202 Changes are coming to cervical cancer screening for Island women, with a move from the traditional pap smear to HPV testing — but it’s being delayed because of COVID-19. The newer type of HPV test detects precancerous cells […]

by tmnationtalk on January 19, 202258 Views

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