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$20 million to support community-driven solutions to overdose emergency – Government of BC

February 09, 2018 COAST SALISH TERRITORY/VANCOUVER – The Province of B.C. will provide the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) with $20 million over three years to support First Nations communities and Indigenous Peoples to address the ongoing impacts of the overdose public-health emergency. The funding will be administered by FNHA and provided to frontline service […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201810 Views

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New Jordan’s Principle Call Centre at Indigenous Services Canada, will help First Nations children access needed government services

Call centre now open to help First Nations children access wide range of products, services and supports February 9, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced the opening of a dedicated call centre at Indigenous Services Canada to help First Nations children access products, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201815 Views

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Federal government needs transformation to fulfil First Nations drinking water promises: report – David Suzuki Foundation

VANCOUVER — Following public promises to end long-term drinking water advisories affecting First Nations, limitations in the federal bureaucracy prevent it from fully addressing the crisis, according to Reconciling Promises and Reality: Clean Drinking Water for First Nations, released today. The David Suzuki Foundation report assesses the federal government’s progress toward ending the 91 long-term drinking water advisories on public systems by […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201814 Views

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Long-term drinking water advisory lifted in Tsal’alh First Nation

Tsal’alh First Nation successfully ends long-term drinking water advisory February 9, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Our government is steadfast in our commitment – to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Today, the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201817 Views

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B.C. announces $20M in support for Indigenous communities battling overdoses – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 8, 2018  By Camille Bains THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ British Columbia has announced $20 million in funding over three years for Indigenous communities struggling with an overdose death rate that’s three times higher than the general population. Mental Health and Addictions Minister Judy Darcy said the money is part of $322 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201813 Views

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Invitation: Significant funding announcement to help First Nations communities tackle the overdose crisis and save lives

The Honourable Judy Darcy Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Invites you to attend a significant funding announcement to help First Nations communities tackle the overdose crisis and save lives PLEASE NOTE UPDATED TIME: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Chairman Room (North Tower) 1601 Bayshore Dr. Vancouver Take the elevator […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201846 Views

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Indigenous Poverty Reduction Consultations – BCAAFC

Friendship Centres across BC are hosting Indigenous poverty reduction consultations to inform the development of a BC Poverty Reduction Strategy, as committed to by the BC Government. These consultations are taking place over the course of February and March 2018 with a summary report being provided to the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201818 Views

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First of its kind First Nations mental health and wellness conference takes place in Vancouver – CBC

‘We’re dealing with some very difficult things,’ Grand Chief Doug Kelly says Feb 08, 2018 Mental health and substance abuse are the top health priorities for First Nations across B.C., says Grand Chief Doug Kelly, chair of the First Nations Health Council. Hundreds of people, including elders, community leaders, educators and care providers, are in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201816 Views

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New project to shed light on health inequity in B.C. Indigenous communities – SFU

February 06, 2018 A new study lead by SFU psychology professor Grace Iarocci, Autism and Aboriginal families: Bridging the cultural gap through collective dialogue, aims at beginning a dialogue with Aboriginal communities about their experiences with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Co-led with Romona Baxter of the Nzen’man’ Child and Family Development Centre in Merritt, BC, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201816 Views

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First Nations gathering in Vancouver want better water legislation, safe drinking water – CBC

Water advocate Autumn Peltier among opening speakers at Assembly of First Nations conference in Vancouver Feb 06, 2018 In a conference room at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, more than 200 people sat around tables with white linen napkins and jugs topped with ice water on Tuesday morning. Speaking from the podium at the front of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 20189 Views

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