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Fifth edition of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vital Signs report released

Aging populations, economic uncertainty and an increasing shift from rural to urban – in the five years since the first provincial Vital Signs report many of the core issues facing the province have not changed. But how are we adapting, collaborating and innovating to find solutions? This is the focus of the 2018 edition of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201848 Views

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Media advisory: Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, to participate in the Grand Opening of the Eskasoni Community Health Care Centre

Nova Scotia, Eskasoni First Nation – Please be advised that MP Eyking will attend the grand opening of the Eskasoni Health Care centre on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  October 12, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m. (ADT) Where: 4555 Shore Road, Eskasoni, Nova Scotia B1W 1K3 Contacts Rachel Rappaport Press Secretary […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201831 Views

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Flu season is almost here – time to get your flu shot

October 04, 2018 The influenza vaccine for this year’s flu shots will arrive in the province this week and Islanders are encouraged to get their flu shot to protect themselves and their loved ones. Vaccine will be  distributed free of charge throughout the province beginning next week at public health clinics, pharmacies, and nurse practitioners’ […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201845 Views

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Expansion of the emerald ash borer regulated areas into New Brunswick

September 28, 2018 – 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 New Brunswick, in an effort to slow the insect’s spread. This change is due to a detection of EAB in the city of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201823 Views

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CFIA – Responding to Today, Building for the Future Progress Report 2018: Looking Back, Looking Forward

A message from the President and Executive Vice President In 2017, we launched the “Responding to Today, Building for the Future” (RTBF) framework that set out our strategic priorities for the next few years. At that time, we promised to keep our staff, as well as our partners, engaged and informed of the changes and […]

by aanationtalk on September 28, 201838 Views

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Indigenous workshop participants experience ‘dirty details’ of painful past – CBC

Goal of Mount Allison event is to figure out how to heal Sep 28, 2018 It’s called “Building Bridges through Understanding the Village” — a workshop that takes participants from the time before Indigenous people first met settlers to the healing after experiences such as residential schools and assimilation. Mount Allison University hosted the workshop […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 201828 Views

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Dalhousie U: Research tracks Indigenous health trends and determinants

Sep 20, 2018 The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal. “Socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous peoples living […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201843 Views

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NS Government: Community Projects to Reduce Poverty

Sep 14, 2018 Communities throughout Nova Scotia will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty. The Building Vibrant Communities grant program helps community-based organizations develop innovative approaches and build their capacity as government works to reduce poverty in the province. Forty projects across the province will receive a total investment of almost […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201874 Views

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World Suicide Prevention Day Message from President Johannes Lampe

September 10, 2018 Today, throughout Nunatsiavut and across this country, people will gather to show support for suicide prevention, to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have died, and to comfort those that have been left behind to pick up the pieces. I know firsthand just what it is like to lose a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201851 Views

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New Brunswick’s main parties pledge to address women’s health issues – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2018  FREDERICTON _ The two major parties vying to form New Brunswick’s next government are promising to ensure women are given information on their breast density following mammograms. Both the Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives made the campaign pledges today as part of their health care platforms. If implemented, New Brunswick […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201833 Views

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