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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Issue Call for Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Community Grant Applications

February 5, 2019 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will issue a call for Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Community Grant applications tomorrow (Wednesday, February 6). The event will take place at the Grand Falls-Windsor Town Hall, 5 High Street, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Minister Dempster will be joined by the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201984 Views

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Rankin School of Nursing students attend national assembly of Canadian Nursing Students Association

February 4th, 2019 StFX Rankin School of Nursing students, l-r, Emma Morin (3rd year, Associate Delegate); Valeri Molnar (4th year, Debate Team Winner); Maridith Brown (4th year, Official Delegate, Community Involvement Award Winner); and Therese Mccurdy (3rd year, Travel Award Winner) at the CNSA National Assembly Four StFX Rankin School of Nursing students had the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2019100 Views

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest food bank stockpile burned in fire – The Loop

fire wiped out at least some of the food donations at the largest food bank in Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday morning. Firefighters from the St. John’s Regional Fire Department responded to a call of a fire at a building which houses the Community Food Sharing Association and its food bank, NTV reported. The location […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201995 Views

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McNeil seeks to ‘support’ Eskasoni First Nation after string of suicides – TheChronicleHerald.ca

HALIFAX — Premier Stephen McNeil says Nova Scotia is looking to find ways to support the province’s largest Mi’kmaq community after a string of suicides. McNeil, who is also the province’s Aboriginal Affairs minister, said the province already funds a crisis call centre at Eskasoni First Nation and may “enhance” that funding. “It’s been a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 201989 Views

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StFX hires Dr. Claire Betker as Scientific Director of the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

January 24, 2019 StFX is pleased to announce that Dr. Claire Betker will be the next Scientific Director of the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH), effective March 4, 2019. The NCCDH, hosted at StFX, is one of six federally funded, national public health knowledge centres. It mobilizes knowledge to contribute to the Canadian […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201981 Views

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First Nations chiefs call on government to help Eskasoni – Cape Breton Post

‘It’s like trying to fight a forest fire with a bucket’ ESKASONI, NS — Atlantic Canada’s First Nations chiefs are calling on the federal government to give Eskasoni more than $1 million to help the region’s largest Mi’kmaq community deal with a mental health crisis that has resulted in suicides. John G. Paul, executive director of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201965 Views

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Auditor general called out Ottawa months before Eskasoni crisis – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Months before Eskasoni declared its second suicide crisis in a decade, an independent audit showed Indigenous Services Canada was failing First Nations communities. “We concluded that Indigenous Services Canada did not satisfactorily measure or report on Canada’s progress in closing the socio-economic gaps between on-reserve First Nations people and other Canadians,” concluded the Auditor General […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 201993 Views

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Renovated health centre opens in Saint Mary’s First Nation

January 18, 2019 — Saint Mary’s First Nation, New Brunswick — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations communities to improve health outcomes and well-being, and address health infrastructure needs. Today, the Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201989 Views

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Media advisory: MP Matt DeCourcey to celebrate grand re-opening of renovated health centre in Saint Mary’s First Nation

Saint Mary’s First Nation, New Brunswick — Please be advised that the Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, will celebrate the grand re-opening of the newly renovated Saint Mary’s health centre on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  Friday January 18,  2019 Time: 3:30 p.m.  (AST) Where: Saint Mary’s Health […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201969 Views

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Tiny We’koqma’q First Nation fire department ‘dreaming big’ – TheChronicleHerald.ca

WE’KOQMA’Q FIRST NATION — About midnight on Monday, John Cremo’s pager went off. A resident of the We’koqma’q First Nation was vomiting blood and reporting abdominal pain. He met Wilfred Gould Jr. at the community’s fire hall, started up the 28-year-old Ford F-350 that doubles as their rescue vehicle and wildfire truck and they were […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201985 Views

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