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Chronic Absenteeism: When Children Disappear

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador Child and Youth Advocate’s Message Many children and youth in Newfoundland and Labrador are routinely absent from school without excuse or reason. Once they become disconnected from school, it can be hard to reverse. These children often lose their social connections, they drop behind […]

by aanationtalk on January 10, 2019366 Views

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FMCC: Empowerment through Connectivity: 2018 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Community Report

January 9, 2019 One of the biggest connectivity challenges in Canada, for those who have access, is that its broadband prices are among the highest in the world. When the CRTC declared all Canadian households should have high-speed broadband as a basic telecommunications service in 2016, it called on the federal government to develop a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 2019345 Views

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NCC: Latest annual report released!

Dear Friends, This has been a tremendous year for the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). Together, we have accomplished so much. I am proud to reaffirm my commitment to you, as your President, to take every opportunity to bring us together and to further advance the health and well-being of all Southern Inuit and NunatuKavut communities. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 2018316 Views

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NBCC releases 2017-2018 Annual Report

October 22, 2018 FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) continues to successfully provide relevant skills development and training for today’s labour market, while attracting a record number of international students and upholding its responsible stewardship for publicly-funded college education in the Province, as highlighted in NBCC’s 2017-18 Annual Report. “The year covered by this annual […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 2018303 Views

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Progress Report on Justice Minister’s Committee on Violence Against Women and Girls

Today the Minister’s Steering Committee on Violence Against Women and Girls released a progress report on its work over the last year. The report highlights the collective effort to prevent and address violence against women and girls while identifying next steps for positive action. The Steering Committee is co-chaired by the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2018343 Views

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OECD: Job automation risks vary widely across different regions within countries

The risk of job automation is much higher in some regions than others within countries, meaning governments will need to address any widening of job inequality between one area and another in the coming years, according to a new OECD report. Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2018: Preparing for the Future of Work finds that […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 2018352 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, 2018299 Views

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OCYA-NL: Child and Youth Advocate Releases Status Report on Recommendations

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has released the 2017-18 Status Report on Recommendations. This Status Report is issued annually and reports on the progress of all recommendations made by the Child and Youth Advocate to date. This report is very encouraging. As of March 31, 2018 the Office of the Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018309 Views

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FMCC publication featured by Social Sciences & Humanities Research Canada

The new e-book publication by the First Mile Connectivity Consortium team is featured this month on the SSHRC web site along with a short story about the First Nations Innovation research project. Across Canada, remote and rural Indigenous organizations have been building and delivering broadband services to rural and remote communities. A new book celebrates […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2018312 Views

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CMAJ: “All my relations”: experiences and perceptions of Indigenous patients connecting with Indigenous Elders in an inner city primary care partnership for mental health and well-being

May 22, 2018 Abstract BACKGROUND: Mental health services in urban settings generally have not been adapted to serve the needs of Indigenous patients. We explored how patients’ encounters with Indigenous Elders affected their overall mental health and well-being to identify therapeutic mechanisms underlying improvement. METHODS: We conducted qualitative interviews of participants enrolled in a 6-month prospective mixed-methods […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 2018308 Views

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