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Rabies control measures in western New Brunswick

19 July 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will continue its rabies prevention and control measures in western New Brunswick this summer. “We continue to work to prevent and control the spread of rabies in our province,” said Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Ross Wetmore. “While the effort we have made in recent years […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201912 Views

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More Supports for Indigenous and African Nova Scotian Survivors of Violence

June 28, 2019 The Governments of Nova Scotia and Canada are teaming up to support Indigenous and African Nova Scotian women and families who have experienced violence. Both are investing $1 million in Creating Communities of Care – a project to support survivors of gender-based violence in Halifax’s urban Indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201943 Views

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Government of Canada supports innovation through the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project in New Brunswick

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Project will use virtual reality to promote healthy aging June 26, 2019 Fredericton, New Brunswick Public Health Agency of Canada Canada’s population is living longer than ever before, with our older adult population now outnumbering those under 15 years of age. Women make up the majority of Canadians over […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201953 Views

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Radon levels above limit at Meduxnekeag Consolidated School – CBC

Letter sent home to parents said there is no immediate health risk to students or staff Jun 22, 2019 Anglophone West School District officials have confirmed recent tests at Meduxnekeag Consolidated School in Woodstock, N.B., showed radon levels above the limit set by Health Canada. A letter sent home to parents dated June 19 said […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201951 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Terms of reference for proposed methylmercury health oversight committee under review

June 12, 2019 Following a meeting with other Indigenous leaders and Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball in St. John’s on Tuesday, the Nunatsiavut Government has agreed to undertake a review of a draft terms of reference for a proposed Muskrat Falls methylmercury health oversight committee. All parties discussed recommendations of the Independent Expert Advisory […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 201956 Views

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Rankin School of Nursing professor Dr. Donna Halperin receives two grants for vaccine research

StFX Rankin School of Nursing professor Dr. Donna Halperin is the successful recipient of two new Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) grants that will help fund vaccine research. CIRN has recently funded two new studies with Dr. Halperin, the co-principal investigator. The first project is funded for $300,481 over two years to research “Burden Ethnographic […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201928 Views

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Ethics in Nursing: StFX Rankin School of Nursing hosts 2019 ARCASN Conference

June 12th, 2019 Nursing faculty and educators from schools of nursing across Atlantic Canada will converge on StFX this week as the Rankin School of Nursing hosts the 2019 Atlantic Region of Canadian Schools of Nursing’s (ARCASN) annual conference from June 13-15. This year, the conference focuses on ethics within nursing and will bring educators […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201927 Views

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Feeling the pain of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s families – The Western Star

STEPHENVILLE, N.L. — What Sharon Williston remembers most about sitting in the room during the final report on the inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was feeling the pain of family members. “It was very emotional sitting amongst family members who lost their daughters, mothers, granddaughters, aunts and friends,” the executive director […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 201928 Views

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‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry – Global News

June 2, 2019 It’s been 10 years since Vanessa Brooks’ sister Tanya was murdered in downtown Halifax, and her killer, never found. The wounds from that night never healed, Brooks told Global News, but she ripped them open even wider for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in 2017. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201942 Views

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Federal, provincial, territorial ministers responsible for seniors meet to discuss support for Canada’s aging population

May 22, 2019           Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors The Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum met today to discuss key priorities and meaningful ways to support current and future generations of Canadian seniors. The meeting was co-chaired by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201959 Views

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