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Truth, respect and recognition: addressing barriers to Indigenous maternity care – CMAJ

Janet Smylie MD MPH, Wanda Phillips-Beck RN MSc For those of us living and working in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, the finding of the linked research by Wall-Wieler and colleagues,1 that mothers with a history of child apprehension are less likely to receive adequate prenatal care in subsequent pregnancies, comes as no surprise. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201933 Views

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New diabetes Rates released with Urgent Plea for Governments to Implement National Diabetes Strategy

February 12, 2019 Diabetes Canada released new 2019 figures that paint a grim picture of an epidemic affecting more people than ever across the country. Diabetes Canada has been calling on governments to support Diabetes 360˚, a national strategy and evidence-based action plan to prevent and manage a disease that is rising at unprecedented rates. Canada continues to […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201926 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Career Fair – February 28

Career Fair – February 28 2pm-7pm at the Victoria Inn… NT4

by aanationtalk on February 13, 201932 Views

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The hardest part of being from a Northern Indigenous community is all the deaths’ – CBC

Grieving becomes part of our culture as we face tragedies head on, again and again Feb 10, 2019 After a recent death a colleague said to me, “I guess we’re reaching that age where our friends start to get sick and die off,” and at that moment I realized that while we may inhabit the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 201934 Views

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Applications Open for Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Community Grant Program

February 6, 2019 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Community Grant Program. An age-friendly community is one where the physical and social environments enable individuals to live in a secure setting, enjoy health and continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201937 Views

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Publication, conference presentation for StFX honours nursing work on Mi’kmaq women’s experience accessing prenatal care in rural Nova Scotia

February 05, 2019 Laura Burns wanted to gain a better understanding of Mi’kmaq women’s experience in accessing prenatal care in rural Nova Scotia so, as an honours nursing student in StFX’s Rankin School of Nursing, she focused her undergraduate research work on the topic. The quality of that work has stood out—so much so that […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201942 Views

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The AFNQL Supports the Innu Nation in its Commitment to Fighting Drug Trafficking and Abuse

Wendake, February 6, 2019 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the efforts of the Innu Nation that has adopted a Declaration on the fight against drug trafficking and abuse today. This was made public in the context of a political meeting of the leaders of the Innu Nation held in Uashat on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201935 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Issue Call for Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Community Grant Applications

February 5, 2019 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will issue a call for Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Community Grant applications tomorrow (Wednesday, February 6). The event will take place at the Grand Falls-Windsor Town Hall, 5 High Street, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Minister Dempster will be joined by the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201934 Views

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Rankin School of Nursing students attend national assembly of Canadian Nursing Students Association

February 4th, 2019 StFX Rankin School of Nursing students, l-r, Emma Morin (3rd year, Associate Delegate); Valeri Molnar (4th year, Debate Team Winner); Maridith Brown (4th year, Official Delegate, Community Involvement Award Winner); and Therese Mccurdy (3rd year, Travel Award Winner) at the CNSA National Assembly Four StFX Rankin School of Nursing students had the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 201930 Views

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest food bank stockpile burned in fire – The Loop

fire wiped out at least some of the food donations at the largest food bank in Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday morning. Firefighters from the St. John’s Regional Fire Department responded to a call of a fire at a building which houses the Community Food Sharing Association and its food bank, NTV reported. The location […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201943 Views

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