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Government of Yukon releases third Yukon Aging in Place annual report

July 11, 2024 This news release was originally released on July 9, 2024; however, it was retracted due to errors found in the final report. The final report has been corrected. The title of the news release was updated to create a new URL. No other changes were made to the news release. The Government […]

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Human Trafficking Posters Featured at Country Thunder for First Time

July 12, 2024 Provincial Anti-Interpersonal Violence Campaigns Showing Promising Results 500 posters, as part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s human trafficking campaign, will be featured for the first time at the Craven Country Thunder music festival this weekend to raise awareness about the risk of trafficking and sexual exploitation. The campaign, launched in May, has […]

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Government of Canada Announces Finalists of the Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Challenge

From: Public Health Agency of Canada July 12, 2024 Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in Canada, affecting approximately 3.6 million people – and more than 200,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. The number of people living with diabetes is expected to continue rising as Canada’s population ages and grows. Today, […]

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Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Calls for Establishment of Independent Inquiry into the Deaths of Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe

(July 12, 2024 – Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, Montréal, Québec) – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak is calling for the establishment of an independent commission of inquiry into the deaths of Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe, following the conviction of Jeremy Skibicki of first-degree murder of […]

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Protecting wild Atlantic salmon in Newfoundland and Labrador through restoration

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 12, 2024 Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador – Canada’s oceans and waterways are home to diverse ecosystems that play an important role in the health of Canadians and the environment. Climate change, pollution, and shipping activities can impact marine life. Through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada […]

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Naujaat Tuberculosis community-wide prevention screening concluded

July 11, 2024 (Naujaat, Nunavut) – The Department of Health, in partnership with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), has successfully concluded the community-wide tuberculosis (TB) prevention screening clinic in Naujaat. The clinic was launched on April 15, 2024 in response to rising TB cases in the community. On June 19, 2024, Minister of Health John Main, […]

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AMC Responds to Guilty Verdict Announced for the Trial Seeking Justice for MMIWG2S+

July 11, 2024 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba — The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) stands in solidarity and support of the families of Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe (Buffalo Woman) as the guilty verdict is announced in the trial seeking justice for their murders. Today, Chief Justice Glenn Joyal delivered a […]

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The OCMO’s Leadership Forum on Birthing Sovereignty: Answering First Nations’ Calls to Improve the Reproductive Health Care Journey

Jul 11, 2024 Provincial leaders in reproductive, public and primary health care met at the Musqueam Cultural Centre on June 26 for a Forum on First Nations Birthing Sovereignty hosted by the First Nation Health Authority’s (FNHA) Office of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO). The Forum was co-led by Dr. Unjali Malhotra, FNHA Medical Officer, […]

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Challenger Geomatics Indigenous Scholarships Opportunity

Jul 11, 2024 Our Indigenous Scholarships are available to Canadian First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who are interested in a career in Geomatics. Each scholarship is worth $3,000 and is given directly to the awarded applicant (you can apply up to 4 years). These scholarships are for those who have a deep desire to […]

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The International Joint Commission and Garden River First Nation meet for important discussions on water protection in Ketegaunseebee

July 11, 2024 The International Joint Commission (IJC) met with Garden River First Nation (GRFN) at the Garden River Community Centre on July 9, 2024. The engagement served to establish a relationship and enhance communication about water issues of mutual concern. The IJC was established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to help the […]

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