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Government of Canada announces improvements to Nutrition North Canada including support for country food

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada December 10, 2018 — Iqaluit, NU — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada recognizes that the Nutrition North Canada program has not been working for Northerners and is modernizing and reforming the program to better address Northerners’ needs. Following extensive engagement with Northern and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201811 Views

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The governments of Canada and Nunavut collaborate to improve access to treatment for people with substance use disorders

From: Health Canada The opioid crisis continues to devastate individuals, families and communities across the country. Without increased access to effective, evidence-based treatment options, people with substance use disorder will continue to be at risk for overdose. On Friday, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the Honourable George Hickes, Minister of Health […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20186 Views

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Inuit Tuberculosis Elimination Framework Released

December 10, 2018— Ottawa, ON — Indigenous Services Canada Today, the Inuit Tuberculosis Elimination Framework was released by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami as a next step in ongoing efforts to address staggeringly high rates of tuberculosis (TB) among Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat. In 2016, the reported rate of active TB among Inuit living in Inuit […]

by pmnationtalk on December 10, 201810 Views

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More change ahead for NWT child protection – Cabin Radio

December 10, 2018 Weeks after failings in NWT child welfare were in part blamed on a major reorganization, the federal government signalled another big shift is on the way. At the start of December, Ottawa announced it is working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis groups to pass legislation that will hand control of relevant […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20187 Views

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Reminder: Water advisory for Sanikiluaq

December 07, 2018 The Department of Health reminds residents of Sanikiluaq that water for consumption should come from the reverse osmosis units installed in each household. Water from the reverse osmosis units should be used for the following: drinking; preparing infant formulas; preparing juices and ice cubes; washing fruits and vegetables; and cooking. Store-bought water […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201812 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Jones to announce improvements to the Nutrition North Canada program

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Iqaluit, Nunavut – Please be advised that Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, will make an announcement on improvements to the Nutrition North […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201812 Views

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‘Healthy Active Natives’ Group Inspires Thousands Of Indigenous People To Get Healthy – HuffPost Canada

An Indigenous personal trainer wanted to see a healthy Indigenous community online. So he created one. When Waylon Pahona began his online search for an Indigenous wellness community, he didn’t get any results. He Googled, scoured Facebook and YouTube, but found nothing. “I used to work as a personal trainer in a physical therapy setting […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201811 Views

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Rabies suspected in Cambridge Bay

03 December 2018 The Department of Health would like to notify residents of Cambridge Bay that a dog in the community is suspected to have rabies. People are reminded to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease. If you see an animal behaving strangely, staggering, frothing at the mouth, choking or making […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201816 Views

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Recruiting Indigenous Physicians in the Northwest Territories – Alternatives Journal

What will it take to get more Indigenous doctors practicing medicine in the North? Thomsen D’Hont, a Metis medical student from Yellowknife, has a few ideas. In 2017, there was a 35 percent shortage of general practitioner physicians in the Northwest Territories (NWT), a shortage that’s led to nearly half of the territory’s population lacking […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201817 Views

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Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2018

30 November 2018    Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week is December 1 to 5, 2018. Help reduce the stigma around HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by talking about prevention! Getting tested to know your status will protect you, your partner(s), and your communities. Current rates of HIV/AIDS are very low in Nunavut. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201813 Views

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