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Dalhousie U: Research tracks Indigenous health trends and determinants

Sep 20, 2018 The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal. “Socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous peoples living […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201811 Views

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NS Government: Community Projects to Reduce Poverty

Sep 14, 2018 Communities throughout Nova Scotia will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty. The Building Vibrant Communities grant program helps community-based organizations develop innovative approaches and build their capacity as government works to reduce poverty in the province. Forty projects across the province will receive a total investment of almost […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201836 Views

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World Suicide Prevention Day Message from President Johannes Lampe

September 10, 2018 Today, throughout Nunatsiavut and across this country, people will gather to show support for suicide prevention, to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have died, and to comfort those that have been left behind to pick up the pieces. I know firsthand just what it is like to lose a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201817 Views

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New Brunswick’s main parties pledge to address women’s health issues – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2018  FREDERICTON _ The two major parties vying to form New Brunswick’s next government are promising to ensure women are given information on their breast density following mammograms. Both the Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives made the campaign pledges today as part of their health care platforms. If implemented, New Brunswick […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201813 Views

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New Brunswick Tories make campaign pledge to bolster mental health services – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 5, 2018 SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative leader is vowing to address a shortage of psychologists in the province if he’s elected premier. Blaine Higgs says more than 4,500 children in the province are waiting for psychological assessments for learning disabilities and even more are waiting for treatment. He […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201814 Views

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Partnership, Investment Supports Nova Scotians Living with Acquired Brain Injury

August 30, 2018 More support is coming for Nova Scotians living with an acquired brain injury. An investment of $5 million will help fund initiatives recommended by the acquired brain injury advisory committee, an effort co-led by the Department of Health and Wellness and the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. “Thousands of Nova Scotians […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201819 Views

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Conne River hoping for permanent end to boil water advisories – CBC

Miawpukek First Nation has seen 5 boil water advisories since 2007 Aug 29, 2018 Officials with the Miawpukek First Nation in Conne River are celebrating a big step with the removal of a long-term boil water advisory — and are hoping this time, it lasts. The First Nation, along with the federal government, lifted a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 201816 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council approves funds for eight initiatives that promote Southern Inuit culture and well-being

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, August 27, 2018 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced $11,550 in funding for eight community-led initiatives under the George Roberts Community Grants (GRCG) Program. This program assists communities and groups in celebrating Southern Inuit culture while improving economic, social, physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The funding announced today is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 201831 Views

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Government of Canada launches first Poverty Reduction Strategy

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Strategy will reduce poverty by 50 percent by 2030 August 21, 2018      Vancouver, British Columbia      Employment and Social Development Canada In a country as prosperous as Canada, all Canadians should have a real and fair chance to succeed. The Government of Canada is focused on growth that benefits all […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201816 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201816 Views

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