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CMHA Opioid Policy: Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter.

Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter. The Canadian Mental Health Association calls for care not corrections to relieve opioid crisis TORONTO (ONTARIO) April 17, 2018 – According to a new national policy paper released today by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), decriminalization is key to solving the opioid […]

by pmnationtalk on April 17, 201822 Views

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Bear Witness Day – 10 May 2018

10 May 2018 Jordan’s Principle (www.jordansprinciple.ca) aims to make sure First Nations children can access all public services in a way that is reflective of their distinct cultural needs, takes full account of the historical disadvantage linked to colonization, and without experiencing any service denials, delays or disruptions related to their First Nations status. It […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201839 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding to support Canadians in achieving healthier weights

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Funding brings innovative projects to Canadian communities, families and schools April 11, 2018 – Dartmouth, NS – Public Health Agency of Canada Too many Canadians cannot get access to healthy foods and information on healthy eating because of factors beyond their control. Innovative policies and approaches are needed to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201833 Views

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Meeting being held in Nain to discuss tuberculosis

April 4, 2018 Officials with the Nunatsiavut Department of Health & Social Development in partnership with Labrador Grenfell Health will hold a public information session at the Jerry Sillett Community Centre from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018 to discuss issues around Tuberculosis. Members of the public who have questions or concerns about Tuberculosis […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201832 Views

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6 ‘probable’ cases of TB in Nain as screening continues after teen’s death – CBC

More nurses sent to Nain to screen patients after 14-year-old Gussie Bennett died in March Apr 05, 2018 Health officials say more nurses have been sent to Nain to track potential cases of tuberculosis after a 14-year-old boy’s death was linked to the disease in March and a half dozen potential cases have since been […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201825 Views

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Nunatsiavut Assembly dissolved & Meeting being held in Nain to discuss tuberculosis

April 03, 2018 As per section 4.5.3 of the Labrador Inuit Constitution, the current Nunatsiavut Assembly is officially dissolved at noon on the first Tuesday of April prior to the ordinary general election set for May 1, 2018. Ordinary members are not permitted to conduct Constituency business until the new Nunatsiavut Assembly is sworn-in following […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201822 Views

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Nova Scotia still far behind in wait times for hip, knee surgeries: auditor – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2018  HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia’s main health authority has failed to implement several recommendations from 2014 aimed at improving surgical wait times, the province’s auditor general said Tuesday. Michael Pickup released a follow-up report to recommendations released in 2014-15, finding the Nova Scotia Health Authority has a completion rate of 44 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201828 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Meeting Commitment to Support Individuals with Complex Needs

March 29, 2018 Focused efforts to support individuals with complex needs are now in place across a number of Provincial Government departments and agencies. These initiatives deliver on a commitment in The Way Forward vision to implement client-focused interventions to support individuals with complex needs, including mental health and addictions, housing, and access to basic […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 201841 Views

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Masstown Market Recall – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 30, 2018  TRURO, N.S. – A market in Nova Scotia is recalling its smoked kippers and cold smoked salmon due to the potential presence of a dangerous bacteria. The recall says the products, which were sold at the Masstown Market near Truro, could permit the growth of clostridium botulinum. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201841 Views

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Tuberculosis suspected as 14-month-old from Nain flown to St. John’s – CBC

Suspected second case in just over a week has residents anxious Mar 28, 2018 The AngajukKâk, or mayor, of Nain says there’s another suspected case of tuberculosis in the northern Labrador community, just one week after 14-year-old Gussie Bennett died from complications related to the disease. Joe Dicker told CBC on Tuesday that a 14-month-old […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201827 Views

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