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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, 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, 201741 Views

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FNHA: 160 Ways to Celebrate First Nations Wellness on June 21!

COAST SALISH TERRITORY – On June 21, First Nations and Aboriginal peoples across BC, their partners and the general public will celebrate wellness at 160 National Aboriginal Day of Wellness events! Over 20,000 people are anticipated to take part in wellness-focused, community-organized events that include Cultural Safety Workshops, Run/Walk Events, Health Workshops, Community Feasts, Canoe […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201739 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, 201719 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, 201718 Views

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Canada not so great for kids compared with other rich countries: UNICEF – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 14, 2017 By Camille Bains THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Canada ranks 37th on a list of 41 rich countries for children having access to enough nutritious food, and higher-than-average rates of child homicide and teen suicide also point to a need for action, a UNICEF report says. Over 22 per cent […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201717 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, 201718 Views

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CSFS: 13 Reasons Why

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by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201716 Views

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Great Canadian Healthcare Debate – Health Leaders make national, affordable, supportive housing strategy for seniors their top priority

Alternatives to acute care in hospitals urgently needed VANCOUVER (June 13, 2017) – The nation’s health leaders have chosen the development of community-based housing and treatment alternatives for seniors as the area most urgently in need of attention by federal, provincial and municipal governments and policy-makers in order to address the growing needs of Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201712 Views

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Discrimination common while providing health care for Indigenous Canadians

VANCOUVER (June 12, 2017) – A measure of race-based discrimination frequently occurs in the provision of health care for Indigenous people, according to new polls of both the nation’s senior health leaders and Canadians at-large. Some 51% of hospital CEOs, department heads, medical directors and other senior health administrators believe their organizations demonstrate at least […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201716 Views

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