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Nunavut boy uses Children’s Wish to fly grandparents 3,400 km for a visit – CBC

‘It was one of the most heartwarming wishes ever,’ says Children’s Wish Foundation coordinator Jul 21, 2017 Four-year-old Jake Amarualik moved to Ottawa from Resolute Bay, Nunavut, almost two years ago to fight leukemia. His grandparents still live in Resolute Bay, so when Jake’s nurse filled out the paperwork to qualify him for a wish […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201710 Views

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Clam harvesting safety tips – The Government of NU

July 20, 2017 The Department of Health would like to remind clam harvesters to be aware of areas that are optimal to harvest clams, and to follow safe food handling procedures. Because shellfish are sensitive to the quality of the water, the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program and Health Canada recommend that you: Harvest shellfish in […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 201710 Views

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Government of Canada and the Northwest Territories Announce Significant Investments to Improve Health Care for Patients in the Northwest Territories

Minister Philpott visits Yellowknife to announce health funding and meet with researchers. July 19, 2017 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canadians benefit from a health care system that is responsive to their unique health needs, which is why investments in research targeted to advance patient care is essential. The Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201711 Views

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Sobering Centre Opens – Government of Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE, July 17, 2017 – The new Sobering Centre program recently announced by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Glen Abernethy, began operating as scheduled on Monday, July 17, 2017. A collaborative effort by the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA), the City of Yellowknife and the Department of Health and Social Services […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201710 Views

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Media Advisory: Major investment to improve patient care in the Northwest Territories

July 17, 2017 – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Health, and Robert C. McLeod, Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories, will announce a major investment in research to improve patient care and Indigenous Peoples’ health outcomes in […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 20179 Views

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Canadians are invited to share their ideas on how to better prevent and reduce homelessness across Canada

July 17, 2017     Gatineau, Quebec     Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to preventing and reducing homelessness in Canada. To support this commitment, the Advisory Committee on Homelessness, chaired by Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary (Housing and Urban Affairs) to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, was recently announced. To assist the Advisory […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201714 Views

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2016/2017 Drop the Pop Campaign Winners Announced

YELLOWKNIFE (July 14, 2017) – Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the 14 schools chosen as winners of the 2016-17 Drop the Pop campaign. This years’ theme for Drop the Pop was Drop the Pop and Ride the Wave. Throughout the Northwest Territories 49 schools participated in Drop the Pop and used funding provided […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201712 Views

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Street Outreach Program Launched – City of Yellowknife

July 14, 2017 The City of Yellowknife is pleased to fund the Yellowknife Women’s Society, to launch a Street Outreach Program beginning Monday, July 17. The Street Outreach Program provides transportation to a shelter or the sobering centre to intoxicated individuals who require assistance. The program is offered from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. seven […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 20177 Views

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Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for the Hamlet of Baker Lake

July 13, 2017 The Department of Health advises residents of the Hamlet of Baker Lake that the boil water advisory is over. ### Media Contact: Nadine Purdy A/Manager of Communications Department of Health 867-975-5712 npurdy@gov.nu.ca NT5

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 201732 Views

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Reminder: Boil Water Advisory for Whale Cove

July 11, 2017 The Department of Health reminds that all residents of Whale Cove must boil their water before consumption until further notice. This is a precautionary measure based on total coliform bacteria in the water system. The Nunavut Department of Health is working with the Department of Community and Government Services to investigate this […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201718 Views

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