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COVID-19 travel advisory for Nunatsiavut

May 20, 2021 The Nunatsiavut Government is issuing a number of non-binding travel restrictions aimed at reducing potential exposure and spread of COVID-19 to the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area (LISA). All individuals travelling from outside of Newfoundland and Labrador are required to follow all provincial COVID-19 protocols. In addition, the Nunatsiavut Government is requesting travelers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202131 Views

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New Mi’kmaw Chair in Healthy L’nu Communities Created

May 20, 2021 The Rankin government is providing $150,000 in annual funding for five years for a new Mi’kmaw Chair in Healthy L’nu Communities at Cape Breton University. The new chair was created to incorporate and gather L’nu knowledge to improve health outcomes of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw. It will be a community-based model for health […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202131 Views

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NS Government: Restrictions Extended into June

May 19, 2021 Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, May 19, that current public health restrictions will remain in place across Nova Scotia until at least the second week of June. They also announced that public and private schools will continue at-home learning for the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202120 Views

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NS Government: 90 New Cases of COVID-19, 180 Recoveries

Today, May 18, Nova Scotia is reporting 90 new cases of COVID-19 and 180 recoveries. There are 64 cases in Central Zone, 17 in Eastern Zone, seven in Northern Zone and two in Western Zone. “I am pleased that the number of recoveries remains substantially higher than the number of new cases,” said Premier Iain […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2021104 Views

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NS Government: Mental Health Grants for Organizations Across the Province

May 18, 2021 The provincial government is investing more than $850,000 of federal Safe Restart funding in mental health support for 28 organizations across the province, recognizing the importance of mental health to Nova Scotians’ overall well-being. “These are difficult times for many of us. It’s OK to feel overwhelmed or anxious and it’s important […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2021162 Views

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NS Government: 91 New Cases of COVID-19, 187 Recoveries

Today, May 17, Nova Scotia is reporting 91 new cases of COVID-19 and 187 recoveries. There are 66 cases in Central Zone, 17 in Eastern Zone, five in Northern Zone and three in Western Zone. Two additional patients in a non-COVID unit at the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre have tested […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202131 Views

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Nunatsiavut Housing Commission closer to reality

May 17, 2021 In March 2019, the Nunatsiavut Assembly passed An Act Respecting Housing in Nunatsiavut and to Establish a Nunatsiavut Housing Commission. A final report outlining steps required to establish the Commission, including an implementation plan, draft policies, bylaws and timelines was approved recently by the Nunatsiavut Executive Council (NEC). “Housing continues to be […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202131 Views

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One Death, 117 New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Today, May 14, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A man in his 80s has died in Central Zone. There have now been 72 COVID-19 related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 117 new cases of COVID-19 and 151 recoveries today. There are 97 cases in Central Zone, nine […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202128 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Youth 12 years of age and older to receive COVID-19 vaccine

On May 5, 2021 Health Canada approved the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine for youth ages 12 and above. The Nunatsiavut Government, Department of Health and Social Development, has been working with Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority on the roll out of this vaccine in the five Labrador Inuit communities. Consent forms for the vaccine are in the process […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202128 Views

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NS Government: 149 New Cases of COVID-19, 119 Recoveries

Today, May 12, Nova Scotia is reporting 149 new cases of COVID-19 and 119 recoveries. There are 116 cases in Central Zone, 13 in Western Zone, 11 in Eastern Zone and nine in Northern Zone. There is community spread in Central Zone. The Eastern, Northern and Western Zones continue to be closely monitored for community […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202126 Views

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