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10 Health Stories that Matterted this week – CMAJ

There were more hospitalizations in Canada for alcohol-related harm than for heart attacks in 2015-2016, according to a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Rates of heavy drinking are higher than average in Quebec, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Newfoundland and Labrador. Preventing suicides in Indigenous communities will require a comprehensive approach that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 20178 Views

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Working together to build A Food Policy for Canada

June 23, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The decisions we make as individuals and as a country about food have a direct impact on our health, environment, economy, and communities. Today, over 250 participants, with diverse expertise on food issues, are wrapping up a unique two-day Summit in Ottawa, marking an […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201719 Views

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Closure of STC discriminates against indigenous women, complainant says – StarPhoenix

June 22, 2017 A Regina woman has filed a human rights complaint against the provincial government, alleging the closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company discriminates against her and other indigenous women. The lack of affordable public transportation between towns and cities puts indigenous women at greater risk of being murdered than other people, Connie Deiter […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201718 Views

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We Matter Campaign: Join Indigenous youth across the nation taking the #HopePact!

What is the #HopePact? The We Matter #HopePact is a pact that Indigenous youth across Canada can choose to take, uniting them in a national movement. It is a reminder that you are never alone in what you are feeling or experiencing. By taking the #HopePact and wearing the #HopePact bracelet, you can feel like […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201729 Views

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Experts Question First Nations Drinking Water Engagement Process – Water Canada

June 19, 2017 On May 29, 2017, the federal ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada posted a notice online that engagement with First Nations for safe drinking water would be undertaken. The announcement came as a surprise to some leaders within the First Nations community and advocacy groups. Details of the engagement strategy were […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201715 Views

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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201715 Views

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New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well in some aspects of child and youth well-being, but lags farthest behind other countries in concerning indicators of child health and violence. In Oh Canada! […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201725 Views

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Saskatchewan Health Authority Board oF Directors Appointed

June 14, 2017 Board to Help Guide Transition to a Single Provincial Health Authority An important milestone has been reached in the transition to the new Saskatchewan Health Authority.  Today, Health Minister Jim Reiter announced the creation of a Board of Directors to govern the new Saskatchewan Health Authority. The board is composed of 10 […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201718 Views

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Federal and provincial governments support housing projects in Northern Saskatchewan

LA LOCHE, SASKATCHEWAN, June 12, 2017 —The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan are working together to making Northern Saskatchewan communities stronger by improving housing affordability and supporting individuals and families in greatest housing need. The federal and provincial governments have provided a combined investment of over $7 million to support various housing initiatives […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201716 Views

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Stepping Stone Wellness Clinic Open House – Sunrise Health Region

The Stepping Stone Wellness Clinic is filling a need in Kamsack and the surrounding communities through the provision of team based services, co-located to provide accessible, respectful and integrated primary health care services. In October, 2014, the Saulteaux Pelly Health Initiative began discussions on the need for continued service to clients in the Kamsack area […]

by pmnationtalk on June 6, 201717 Views

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