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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, 201933 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, 201950 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, 201966 Views

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Wabanaki Water Walkers begin trek in the name of water – Global News

May 20 2019 Mon, May 20: Indigenous grandmothers from Nova Scotia began a long trek Monday morning — all in the name of water. Elizabeth McSheffrey explains. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/5295888/wabanaki-water-walkers-begin-trek-in-the-name-of-water/

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201983 Views

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Minister Petitpas Taylor announces funding to help strengthen palliative care

From: Health Canada Three organizations that focus on palliative care will receive more than $4.5 million in funding May 10, 2019 – Moncton, NB – Health Canada Canadians deserve to live out their lives in comfort and with dignity. They should also have access to care that is appropriate to their needs and that respects […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2019102 Views

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Government of Canada makes a significant investment in Eastern Nova Scotia through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada May 8, 2019 Halifax, Nova Scotia – Making our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for all Canadians and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201952 Views

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Media advisory: Minister of Health to tour UNB Fredericton Healthy Aging Centre and deliver remarks at the opening of the SeeMe Art Exhibit

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Thursday, May 9, 2019 The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will join University of New Brunswick researchers on a tour of the new Healthy Aging Centre in Fredericton. Minister Petitpas Taylor will also deliver remarks and view the SeeMe Art Exhibit in Dieppe, New Brunswick. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201953 Views

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Inspired by Terry Fox’s Legacy – Cancer centres and researchers in Atlantic Canada join forces to provide precision medicine for cancer patients across region

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. (FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019) – Inspired by the legacy of Terry Fox, today the Terry Fox Research Institute and partners launched a new national network to bring together, for the first time, leading cancer hospitals and research universities across Canada to accelerate precision medicine for cancer patients. The Marathon of Hope Cancer […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201996 Views

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AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap

AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Health Day, First Nations from across Canada gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Mental Wellness Forum.  More than 500 First Nations citizens, health providers and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 2019103 Views

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Expansion of the emerald ash borer regulated areas into Nova Scotia

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency April 1, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Food Inspection Agency The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its regulated areas for emerald ash borer (EAB) to include an area in Nova Scotia, in an effort to slow the insect’s spread. This change is due to a detection of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 201984 Views

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