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Fraying at the edges – The Coast

Former member say that in its effort to plan for the future, the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia is forgetting about the HIV-positive people it’s supposed to serve. There were more people at the zombie walk last year than the AIDS walk. Dressed in tattered costumes and gruesome make-up, over 100 people shambled around the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20173 Views

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New book takes a detailed look at ‘Indian Hospitals’ – APTN

March 17, 2017 Canada had segregated healthcare for Indigenous people for decades. They were known as “Indian Hospitals” and were notorious for their abuse, neglect and, in some cases, experiments. A new investigative book tackles the subject in great detail and the revelations aren’t any more flattering. Tfennario@aptn.ca Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/03/17/new-book-takes-a-detailed-look-at-indian-hospitals/

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20177 Views

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New second-stage housing funding for Indigenous women and children

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, March 17, 2017 — Indigenous women and children fleeing domestic violence will soon have a new, safe place to call home, with the help of funding for second-stage affordable housing through the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre. The federal and provincial governments have committed up to $824,000 for this project, which addresses the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 201712 Views

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Government of Canada concludes first case study visit for Tackling Poverty Together project in Saint John, New Brunswick

Research in Winnipeg, Manitoba is next March 14, 2017 Saint John, New Brunswick    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, thanked the City of Saint John, the Government of New Brunswick, and all participants […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201711 Views

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Family Plan summit held on advancing women’s equality

03 March 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant, who is also minister responsible for Women’s Equality, thanked participants of the New Brunswick Family Plan summit on advancing women’s equality today in Fredericton. “Studies show that advancing gender equality strengthens our economy and improves the health of our families,” said Gallant. “Advancing gender equality is […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 201714 Views

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Media Advisory – CHHA to introduce new project aimed at bridging the gap between federal government services and those with Invisible Disabilities

Keynote Speakers include Minister Ed Doherty FREDERICTON, Feb. 24, 2017  – Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is officially announcing its life changing project at an event on Tuesday, February 28th at the Wu Conference Centre in Fredericton. What: CHHA welcomes media to the official New Brunswick announcement of the Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities Project and the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201724 Views

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New YMCA on Membertou First Nation sign of aboriginal healing and wellness – CBC

CEO for YMCA Canada excited about possibilities for other First Nations communities Feb 22, 2017 The grand opening of a YMCA branch on Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia could be the beginning of a nation-wide healing journey for Indigenous people, says the CEO of YMCA Canada. Peter Dinsdale, who is Anishinaabe from Curve Lake, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201720 Views

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Government of Canada announces close to $3 million to support participation of designated communities to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time Count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities

February 22, 2017    Gatineau, Quebec    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced nearly $3 million to support Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) designated communities that wish to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time (PiT) count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities. The 2018 Coordinated […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201712 Views

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Mi’kmaq children get help to manoeuvre through health care barriers – CBC

Feb 16, 2017 Health Canada having trouble reaching Indigenous children in need The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. is hiring someone to help connect First Nations children and their parents with the health services they need. The new child first service coordinator position is being funded by the federal government to implement a program called Jordan’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 201717 Views

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What does an Accessible First Nation Mean to You?

What does an Accessible First Nation Mean to You? First Nations and First Nations Persons with Disabilities The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) invites you to participate in a free webinar taking place on February 23, 2017 to include a survey that will assist us in working together to build more inclusive and accessible First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201731 Views

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