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United Way of Northern B.C. awards grants for crisis hotlines – Quesnel Cariboo Observer

United Way of Northern B.C. awards $18,000 and a $7,500 grant to the Crisis Prevention, Intervention and Information Centre of Northern B.C. for two of its programs. Aug 18th, 2017 United Way of Northern B.C. (UWNBC) is pleased to announce that it has awarded a $18,000 and a $7,500 grant to the Crisis Prevention, Intervention […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201755 Views

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Working together with Indigenous Peoples to enhance equity and access in precision health – Genome BC

August 14, 2017 Vancouver, BC — Technology advancements and decreasing costs have made DNA sequencing more accessible than ever before. The use of genomic testing to deliver more precise diagnosis and effective treatments in what is being called precision health care could be accessible to everyone as it is taken up into clinical practice. However, at […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2017130 Views

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Tobacco Plains Indian Band Breaks Ground on New Community Hub – Columbia Basin Trust

Trust provides $500,000 to new community building. Members of the Tobacco Plains Indian Band will soon have a safe and welcoming space where they can access services and come together. Yesterday was an important day as the community and supporters gathered to break ground for a new Community Administration & Health Centre, funded in part […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201726 Views

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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, 201726 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, 201727 Views

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B.C.’s First Nation families devastated by drug deaths – Times Colonist

Shirley Jones said she was devastated to learn that three young men in her family from the Tseshaht First Nation in Port Alberni died in recent weeks from suspected fentanyl overdoses. “It’s heart-wrenching living this [crisis] at work and then hearing about these young people in my mother’s family,” said Jones, who is a custodian […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2017119 Views

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Partners Call for Systems-Wide Response to Overdose Emergency in Collaboration with First Nations in BC with Release of New Data​

August 03, 2017 COAST SALISH TERRITORY – VANCOUVER, B.C. – Experts attribute ongoing and historic colonization, trauma and dispossession of lands and resources as contributing to the impacts of the overdose public health emergency for First Nations peoples in B.C. Preliminary data released today point to emerging trends that First Nations peoples are overrepresented in this […]

by pmnationtalk on August 4, 201799 Views

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BR Supervised Consumption – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 4, 2017  Victoria has received permission to open its first government-sanctioned supervised consumption site, where people will be able to inject illicit drugs in the presence of medical staff. The move is made possible under a Health Canada exemption from Canada’s drug laws granted to the Vancouver Island Health […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 201761 Views

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Data reveal First Nations in B.C. three times more likely to fatally overdose – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 3, 2017 14:43 VANCOUVER _ Data released by provincial officials suggest First Nations people in British Columbia are three time more likely to die of illicit drug overdoses. It’s the first time the information has been released in B.C., but it’s a year old because of various steps involved in making it public. The First Nations Health Authority […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 201787 Views

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Kwantlen First Nation to Build Healing Lodge In Defiance of Kinder Morgan – The Runner

August 3, 2017 The Kwantlen Student Association is contributing $6,000 to the project Joseph Keller, Staff Writer With some financial support from the Kwantlen Student Association, the Kwantlen First Nation is planning a building project meant to throw an obstacle in the way of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. The KSA will contribute $6,000 towards a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201789 Views

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