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N.B. officials reiterate warning about edible plants in flood zone, plan cleanup – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 15, 2018  FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health is issuing another warning about eating wild, edible plants in areas of the province affected by flooding. Jennifer Russell says the plants could be contaminated by possible sewage and pollutants in floodwaters and may be unsafe to consume. Officials have said […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201814 Views

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PE Government: Well-being teams coming to three more school families

May 11, 2018 Strengthening mental health services Hundreds more Prince Edward Island students will have access to health and well-being supports in the next school year. Student well-being teams will be established in September to serve the Bluefield, Colonel Gray, and Morell-Souris families of schools along with the French first-language schools in these areas. Positive response […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201815 Views

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PE Government: Handle with Care giving young children a good start

Strengthening mental health services – Across the province, hundreds of Island children – and their parents and caregivers – are getting help to build a strong future together. More than 25 Handle With Care programs have been held in Island communities to support the mental health of young children from birth to 6 years. This […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201813 Views

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Government of Canada announces call for proposals for community-based projects supporting seniors

May 7, 2018          Gatineau, Quebec                                  Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and society. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to empowering all Canadians, including seniors, to contribute to and share in the prosperity of the country. In support of this commitment, the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201813 Views

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PE Government: Public Health Alert

The Chief Public Health Officer is alerting Islanders of the presence of a highly potent opioid, fentanyl, in the province of Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown Police Services has confirmed the presence of fentanyl in cocaine seized in Prince Edward Island.   Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that is 50-100 times stronger than morphine and has caused […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201825 Views

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NL Government: Minister Dempster Announces Funding for Age-Friendly Grants Program

April 26, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, announced today that 12 municipalities have been awarded Age-Friendly Community Grants totalling $90,000. The Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador (AFNL) Community Grants Program offers funding to incorporated municipalities, Indigenous governments and communities throughout the province to support them in planning for an […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201817 Views

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Kashechewan mother says she was told to give daughter a bleach bath to cure her daughter’s skin sores – APTN News

A Kashechewan First Nation mother says she has been given several remedies to cure her daughter’s painful skin sores including the latest, a bleach bath. Arlene Muskego shared a number of photos of her young daughter who has open sores covering much of her body, and face. The bleach bath is one of several solutions […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201818 Views

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Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools healing and commemoration

Some of the subject matter being discussed on this website is challenging and may cause emotional distress. If you are feeling distressed and require support, or someone to talk to, please call the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310. It’s toll-free and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a […]

by aanationtalk on April 25, 201825 Views

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NL Government: Community Groups Selected for Phase One of Multi-Year Funding

April 25, 2018 Twenty-two community groups representing a broad cross-section of society have been selected to participate in phase one of multi-year funding. The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, made the announcement today in St. John’s at an event at […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201827 Views

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Ministerial Statement – Provincial Government Congratulates Recipients of Community Addictions and Mental Health Grants

The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services I rise today to congratulate the recipients of this year’s Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Grants program. Mr. Speaker, 44 community groups and organizations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador will receive a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201829 Views

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