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No quick fix to Nova Scotia emergency department closures:official – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 By Keith Doucette THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ A senior medical official says Nova Scotia _ where nine of its 38 hospital emergency rooms shut at least temporarily last week because of staffing shortages _ may ultimately need fewer ERs than it has. David Petrie, senior medical director of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201816 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2018

Today, millions of people around the world are taking part in World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. Despite the fact that hepatitis and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are largely preventable and treatable, these infections remain a significant public health concern in Canada. It is estimated that up to 246,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 201827 Views

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NCC: Cod designations for southern Labrador

July 24, 2018 Distribution for NCC’s communal fisheries licences for southern Labrador starts on July 25. Members are required to have their valid membership card on hand when picking up a cod designation Please see link below for distribution schedule: 2018 Cod Designation Distribution NT5

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201830 Views

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Final volume of landmark report explores health care, language, culture, food security in First Nations communities

July 24, 2018 | The second volume of the National Report of the First Nations Regional Health Survey Phase 3, released today by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), provides unparalleled insight into a wide array of factors, from language and culture to health-care access and food security, that affect the health and well-being […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201818 Views

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Health Canada launches the Pursue Your Passion interactive engagement tour

Tour will bring interactive exhibit across Canada offering Canadians the opportunity to learn the facts about cannabis and encourage youth to pursue healthy activities, rather than using cannabis. July 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Government is taking a public health approach to legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis to keep it out of the hands of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201824 Views

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Government of Canada invests in innovative health research – Dal News

July 17, 2018 Ten researchers affiliated with Dalhousie University, the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority have received $7.2 million in funding from the Government of Canada. The funding is provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Program, which is one of CIHR’s flagship funding programs. These multi-year grants are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201822 Views

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NL Government: Thirty-five Per Cent Reduction in People Waiting for Services After One Year into the Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan

July 04, 2018 One year into the implementation of Towards Recovery: The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, there has been a 35 per cent reduction in the number of people waiting for mental health and addictions counselling services across the province. In Towards Recovery, the Provincial Government committed to increase […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 201824 Views

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End in sight for Eel Ground First Nation’s decade-old drinking water advisory – MAX 104.9

A First Nations community near Miramichi is expected to finally have clean drinking water thanks to a $9.2 million investment by the federal government. While most Canadians take clean drinking water for granted, Eel Ground First Nation has been under a drinking water advisory for the past decade. The money will be spent on water […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201828 Views

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Progress Update – Action Plan: Building a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

June 27, 2018 Since the last public update in June 2017 of the CIHR Action Plan to strengthen Indigenous health research (IHR) in Canada, CIHR has made tangible progress towards its commitments to build a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. CIHR has focused on strategic leadership, peer review, capacity building, and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201826 Views

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PE Government: Funding available for projects to benefit seniors

Organizations and communities that work to improve the lives of Island seniors can now apply for provincial government funding. Applications are being accepted until July 27 for the annual PEI Seniors’ Secretariat grants at www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/family-and-human-services/seniors-secretariat-grant. They offer up to $5,000 per project, with preference given to •    age-friendly community projects; •    those that promote positive […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201824 Views

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