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Homelessness one of lasting impacts of Indian residential schools – CBC

First Nations photographer Ken Armstrong tells the story through photos Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/homelessness-one-of-lasting-impacts-of-indian-residential-schools-1.2588653

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201719 Views

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AFN Points to Water Priorities on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – Water Canada

August 8, 2017 To mark the tenth anniversary of the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) national Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed his commitment to the full implementation of the United Nations Declaration, including its resolutions that relate to water. “Today, First Nations stand in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201716 Views

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National review needed following report on tubal ligations: researchers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2017 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Two researchers who documented unwanted tubal ligations and “inherent racism” experienced by Indigenous women navigating the health-care system in Saskatoon say a national review is needed to determine if other Aboriginal women have experienced similar trauma. Yvonne Boyer, a lawyer and a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201731 Views

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Changes to administrative segregation and mental health policy

July 31, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has made important changes to the way inmates with significant mental health needs are managed, and to the policy framework for administrative segregation. As of tomorrow, August 1, 2017, there are specific groups of inmates who will not be […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201722 Views

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AFN calling for First Nations-specific opioid strategy – Regina Leader-Post

July 27, 2017 With addictions rates to opioids in First Nations communities above the national average, Isadore Day, chiefs committee chair on health at the Assembly of First Nations, is calling on the federal government to consider a First Nations-specific opioid strategy. The federal government has been working on addressing Canada’s opioid crisis over the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 201721 Views

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BR Sask Tubal Ligation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 28, 2017 SASKATOON – The Saskatoon Health Region has apologized to Indigenous women who felt coerced into surgery that prevented them from bearing more children. Jackie Mann, a health region vice-president, apologized to the women that they were not treated with the respect, compassion and support they deserved. She […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 201712 Views

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Voices Of First Nations And Métis Women, As Well As Health Region Care Providers, Form Calls To Action

July 27, 2017 Saskatoon Health Region supports the calls to action, following today’s release of an external review into the lived experiences of coercion into tubal ligations for Aboriginal women. “On behalf of Saskatoon Health Region, we are deeply sorry for what these women experienced, and for any other women in our community who had […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201727 Views

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Saskatoon Health Region ‘deeply sorry’ for Indigenous tubal ligation coercion – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 27, 2017 15:54 SASKATOON _ The Saskatoon Health Region says it is deeply sorry to Indigenous women who felt coerced into surgery that prevented them from having more children. The agency commissioned an independent report earlier this year after women complained of feeling pressured by medical staff to have a tubal ligation procedure. The report was […]

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 201717 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nation gets clean water after five years under advisory – Macleans.ca

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett announced $9.2 million to replace the water treatment system on the White Bear First Nation July 26, 2017 REGINA – Plans are underway to get a Saskatchewan First Nation clean water after more than five years under a drinking water advisory, and to meet a pledge to end such advisories […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201721 Views

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Government of Canada to End Long-Term Drinking Water Advisory at White Bear First Nation in Saskatchewan

July 25, 2017     Regina, SK    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Everyone in Canada should have access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, announced new investments that will lead to the elimination of the long-term drinking water advisory in White Bear First Nation. The […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201718 Views

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