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Death of young boy highlights substandard health-care on Alberta First Nations – Globalnews.ca

After a young boy died in northern Alberta, Global News began looking into what kinds of health-care options exist on the province’s 45 First Nations. Jessica Robb joined Global News at Noon Edmonton to share more on what happened to six-year-old Harlen and what our investigation found. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7658025/death-of-young-boy-highlights-substandard-health-care-on-alberta-first-nations

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20213 Views

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Commercial fishers seek intervener status in lawsuit over Indigenous fishing rights – Globalnews.ca

February 22, 2021 A group representing commercial fishers is seeking intervener status in a lawsuit filed by a First Nation challenging Nova Scotia’s rules around buying and selling seafood products. The Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance said today in a news release its members have been directly affected by the legal action of the Sipekne’katik First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202110 Views

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Health of Newfoundland and Labrador is about more than hospitals – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Health Accord task force found a common thread among presentations on how to fix the system When Dr. Pat Parfrey opened his edition of The Telegram Feb. 2, he probably couldn’t help but smile. There, on page A7, was a full-page manifesto signed by a dozen health-care unions and associations, all asking for the same […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 20218 Views

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Commentary: When it comes to vaccines, Canada needs to earn Indigenous, Black people’s trust – Global News

February 22, 2021 I’m a Black and Mi’kmaw journalist originally from Elsipogtog First Nation, and knowing the history of colonization of Turtle Island, and the abuse and systemic racism vulnerable populations have endured in the health-care system, one can understand why my communities may be hesitant of the vaccines now available in Canada for COVID-19. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202111 Views

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For Mi’kmaw educator Marie Battiste, inner growth is essential to be a leader – Globe and Mail

Marie Battiste is a Mi’kmaw educator, researcher, author, speaker and now retired professor from the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Battiste is an honorary officer of the Order of Canada, a fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Having earned degrees from the University of Maine, Harvard […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202122 Views

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COVID-19 testing to begin in Inuit coastal community after presumptive case – CBC

Feb 18, 2021 ‘Today and tomorrow will be very busy, hard days,’ says Nunatsiavut health minister COVID-19 testing began Thursday and will continue Friday in the small Labrador coastal community of Makkovik, the Nunatsiavut government says, as part of the public health response to a presumptive positive case of the virus in the Inuit town. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202117 Views

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Cape Breton’s Potlotek First Nation to sue Nova Scotia over livelihood fishery – CTV News

February 17, 2021 HALIFAX — A Cape Breton First Nation has filed notice of an intended lawsuit against the province over its right to sell seafood caught through its moderate livelihood fishery. In a news release, the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs says the legal notice was sent to the province on Tuesday by […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202118 Views

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Hockey program for Indigenous girls in Cape Breton creating opportunities amid COVID-19 restrictions – TheChronicleHerald.ca

MEMBERTOU — Kyrah Haddad is all smiles as she leaves the ice in a group of red-cheeked girls, all laughing and yelling. She’s finishing up her third practice as part of the Female Indigenous Hockey program at the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre. It’s the second year of the two-year pilot program by Hockey Nova […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202118 Views

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Three people to appear in court following N.S. fishing dispute – CTV News

February 15, 2021 HALIFAX — An Indigenous band councillor and two fishermen are due to appear Monday in a Nova Scotia courtroom. Brandon Maloney is facing charges of unsafe operation of a vessel in relation to a September 20th incident on the water, after a Mi’kmaq First Nation launched a self-regulated fishery in the southwest […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 202125 Views

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Fredericton sets money aside to develop relationship with Indigenous communities – CBC

Feb 12, 2021 St. Mary’s First Nation chief says he welcomes city’s recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Commission The City of Fredericton has put new money in its budget this year specifically to engage with the Indigenous community in the area. The $50,000 funding marks the beginning stages of research and consultation to understand what […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202118 Views

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