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FNHC: Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey IX Recap

The FNHC would like to thank all of those who attended Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey IX. This year, over 700 Chiefs, Leaders, Health Directors, Youth Leaders, Elders, and federal and provincial partners attended the 3-day forum to engage in discussions surrounding the health and wellness of BC First Nations. The forum this year […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 20188 Views

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CIHR: Pathways to better health among Indigenous peoples through collaboration

Dr. Donna Kurtz is anaylzying how Indigenous communities and Western researchers are creating new activities and programs to reduce obesity and diabetes rates Dr. Donna Kurtz Associate Professor University of British Columbia According to Diabetes Canada, Indigenous people experience diabetes rates that are 3-5 times higher than the general population. Through CIHR’s Pathways to Health […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201811 Views

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Statement: Men’s Health Week

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Men’s Health Week, June 11-17, is an opportunity to build awareness about the importance of physical health and well-being among Canadian men, and to encourage men to take action to improve their overall health. Canadians are some of the healthiest people in the world; however, we know that many […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 20188 Views

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Kamloops Urgent Primary Care and Learning Centre will soon open its doors to the public

June 8, 2018 KAMLOOPS – The Kamloops Urgent Primary Care and Learning Centre (UPCLC) will provide people a new option for timely primary care when it opens, announced Adrian Dix, Minister of Health. “One in seven people in Kamloops don’t have a doctor or primary care provider, and many people living in B.C. are unable […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201817 Views

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BC Government: Community action backed by more overdose crisis funding

June 06, 2018 VICTORIA – A second stream of provincial funding is now available for community-led responses to the opioid overdose crisis. The Community Overdose Crisis Innovation program capitalizes on the proven and effective strategies that form the Province’s comprehensive response to the overdose public health emergency. A total of $1.65 million is available in […]

by pmnationtalk on June 7, 201812 Views

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Official statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 5, 2018 I have received the government decision on the National Inquiry’s extension request. I am currently inhabited by a feeling of incomprehension and deep disappointment. My thoughts are with the family members, survivors of violence and the Spirit of the lost loved ones as the Government of Canada is failing them once again […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201815 Views

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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day – Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa

June 01, 2018 On behalf of CIHR, I would like to wish First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples a happy National Indigenous History Month and a National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. For all Canadians, June is a very special month as we all come together to celebrate the traditions, cultures and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201816 Views

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The NIB Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 Successful Groups and Organizations receiving funding for Programs aimed at Healing and Reconciliation

The National Indian Brotherhood (NIB) Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 successful groups and organizations who have been approved for funding for a wide variety of educational programs and initiatives aimed at supporting healing and reconciliation. The NIB Trust Fund Board of Trustees has approved approximately $6.5 million in funding to 84 Groups and Organizations who […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201816 Views

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BC Government: Supporting greater inclusion for people with disabilities

VICTORIA – Two programs that help people with disabilities connect with services and supports in their communities will be expanding through new funding from the Province. “We know how important it is for people with disabilities to be connected to the services and resources they need,” said Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 201812 Views

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BC Government: Province, partners support community mental health after 2017 wildfires

May 28, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia and partners from non-profit agencies, local health authorities, First Nations governments and community organizations are joining forces to support people affected by the 2017 wildfires, to get the mental-health supports and services they need. “Thousands of people were impacted by the devastating wildfires that were […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 20189 Views

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