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Elisa Levi – Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Elisa is currently enrolled at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine in the class of 2021. Prior to this, she worked towards improving Indigenous health alongside organizations like the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada as well as the Assembly of First Nations. As a consultant she […]

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 20207 Views

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Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2019 annual report

Dec 2, 2020 Manitoba Ombudsman Jill Perron has released her office’s annual report for 2019. The report quantifies contacts to the office, identifies challenges and changes in operations and highlights education and outreach efforts. It also features case summaries and detailed statistics on the office’s work under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202014 Views

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Hundreds of new affordable rental homes coming to B.C.

Dec. 2, 2020 VICTORIA – More than 600 new affordable rental homes are on the way for people with low- to-moderate incomes through the Building BC: Community Housing Fund. “These projects will mean new, affordable homes for a wide range of people – from seniors on fixed incomes to growing families and people with disabilities,” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202012 Views

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Resumption of Dental Services in Northwest Territories Communities

December 2, 2020 The Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT), with support from Indigenous Services Canada, is pleased to announce that visiting dental service teams are cleared to resume operations in the Northwest Territories  (NWT). The following NWT communities are ready to resume service. Their facilities have met facility infrastructure dental care standards and the Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202015 Views

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The Tŝilhqot’in Nation endorses the recommendations outlined in the Turpel-Lafond Report, In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care.

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation endorses the recommendations outlined in the Turpel-Lafond Report, In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care and its findings of wide-spread systemic racism within the B.C. health care system. Almost 9,000 participants were surveyed in the report, and the overall findings are that Indigenous people […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202016 Views

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New Ocean Action Agenda Echoes Canadian Fish and Seafood Industry’s Vision for Sustainable, Ocean-Led Economy

OTTAWA, ON: The Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) and the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) are pleased to support the new Ocean Action Agenda released by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel). Their mission of building a sustainable ocean economy balancing effective protection, sustainable production and equitable prosperity is in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202013 Views

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OC joins Vernon and Salmon Arm communities to hold vigil against violence against women

Many activities stopped as a result of the 2020 pandemic. Violence against women, however, is not one of them. This is why communities in the Okanagan and Shuswap are paying special attention to the 31st anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre, in addition to the ongoing cases of missing women from the region, with a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20209 Views

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SCO Sounds Alarm Over COVID-19 Infections in Jails

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is calling on the provincial minister of justice to immediately address concerns over the rapid rise of COVID-19 infections in Manitoba’s correctional facilities. “I sent a letter dated November 20, 2020 to Minister Cliff Cullen expressing my concern for the safety of incarcerated First […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202013 Views

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5 Years of PLATO Testing!

December 2, 2020 2020 marks 5 years of PLATO Testing! Since we launched in 2015, more than 175 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students have received training in software testing. We’ve brought 5 of them together to tell their stories. Read More: http://www.platotesting.com/news/2020/12/2/5-years-of-plato-testing NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202010 Views

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NIC: Indigenous Education Newsletter November 2020

Gilakas’la, Welcome to the November issue of our Indigenous Education Newsletter. As we prepared this edition of our Indigenous Education newsletter, we reflected back on the incredible changes we’ve seen in the last 9 months. COVID-19 has changed our world and impacted every aspect of our work and personal lives. For Indigenous Education at NIC, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20206 Views

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