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Nain residents encouraged to get screened for TB

November 14, 2018 The Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development, in collaboration with Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (LGH), today launched a campaign aimed at encouraging residents of Nain, who have yet to do so, to get screened for tuberculosis. “By choosing to be screened you are playing a major role towards eliminating TB in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20182 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Join Maliseet Nation Conservation Council to launch the International Year of the Salmon in Eastern Canada

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Moncton, New Brunswick – On behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Parliamentary Secretary Sean Casey, will join the Maliseet Nation Conservation Council and other agencies, organizations, Indigenous communities, and academics involved in the conservation and research of wild Atlantic salmon to […]

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Applications Being Accepted for Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Fund Program

November 14, 2018 The Department of Health and Community Services is inviting applications for the 2018-19 Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Fund Program. The fund provides financial support to individuals, community groups, schools and non-profit organizations interested in increasing awareness and understanding of mental health and addictions in Newfoundland and Labrador. The application […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20184 Views

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Government of Canada provides support for youth in four New Brunswick communities

From: Public Safety Canada November 14, 2018 Saint John, New Brunswick Public Safety Canada Youth are Canada’s most valuable resource. However, there are many who are vulnerable, which is why the Government of Canada makes it a priority to support preventative programming for at-risk youth. Today, Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on […]

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Apply for the 2018 TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter Award by December 5

Applications are now open for the TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter Award which provides $15K to a Canadian writer of an outstanding feature film screenplay, supporting them to develop their project. The award is open to experienced screenwriters who are female, or who are Indigenous, or who belong to a visible minority, or who identify with a disability. Applicants […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 20185 Views

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20183 Views

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Nunatukavut contributes $5000 to Diabetes Canada through Liz’s Walk

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, November 14, 2018 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced another $5,000 contribution to Diabetes Canada through Liz’s Walk. Liz’s Walk is a cause started by Guy Poole over 13 years ago in memory of his wife, Elizabeth (Liz) Poole, who lost her life to complications from diabetes. Each year, […]

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I feel accomplished’: Sheshatshiu wrestler brings home gold from England – CBC

Nov 14, 2018 The community of Sheshatshiu is celebrating a big win after 18-year-old wrestler Josh Dyke took gold at an international tournament in England last weekend. “I feel accomplished,” Dyke told the CBC. “I trained so hard just to get it.” Dyke won bronze at last year’s North American Indigenous Games in Toronto. This […]

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New federal investment will help improve women’s economic security in Labrador

Projects will help women to participate more fully in the economy November 14, 2018 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay – Status of Women Canada The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life can play in promoting women’s […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 20184 Views

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Internet Society’s Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2018 – Blog post – FMCC

November 13, 2018 Chris Ritzo produced this Blog Post highlighting FMCC and its partners after attending ISOC’s conference in Edmonton and Inuvik. Chris works with M-Lab and he delivered a passionate presentation about their work at the conference. Check it out at https://livestream.com/internetsociety/indigenet2018/videos/181775428 The Internet Society (ISOC) held its second annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit(ICS) October […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20185 Views

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