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Conne River hoping for permanent end to boil water advisories – CBC

Miawpukek First Nation has seen 5 boil water advisories since 2007 Aug 29, 2018 Officials with the Miawpukek First Nation in Conne River are celebrating a big step with the removal of a long-term boil water advisory — and are hoping this time, it lasts. The First Nation, along with the federal government, lifted a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 201822 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council approves funds for eight initiatives that promote Southern Inuit culture and well-being

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, August 27, 2018 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced $11,550 in funding for eight community-led initiatives under the George Roberts Community Grants (GRCG) Program. This program assists communities and groups in celebrating Southern Inuit culture while improving economic, social, physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The funding announced today is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 201848 Views

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Government of Canada launches first Poverty Reduction Strategy

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Strategy will reduce poverty by 50 percent by 2030 August 21, 2018      Vancouver, British Columbia      Employment and Social Development Canada In a country as prosperous as Canada, all Canadians should have a real and fair chance to succeed. The Government of Canada is focused on growth that benefits all […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201824 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201821 Views

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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, 201824 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, 201833 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, 201835 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, 201824 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, 201834 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, 201835 Views

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