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New Construction Manager Announced for Faro Mine Remediation Project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 31, 2018 – Ross River, YT – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is moving forward on the remediation of contaminated sites in the North to protect the health and safety of Indigenous people and Northerners while safeguarding the environment. Today, the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201818 Views

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NT Government: 2017/2018 Drop the Pop Campaign Awards Announced

(YELLOWKNIFE, July 31, 2018) – Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the 14 schools chosen to receive awards as part of the 2017-2018 Drop the Pop campaign. This year, 48 schools in the Northwest Territories participated in “Drop the Pop,” using funding provided by the Government of the Northwest Territories to promote […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201813 Views

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NU Government: Call for proposals – Men and Boy’s initiatives

July 30, 2018 The Department of Family Services is accepting applications for community-based projects that provide ongoing services for men and boys, or the development of new initiatives to promote the health and healing of men and boys. Individuals, community non-profit organizations and municipal corporations can apply to receive funding. Proposals should not exceed $20,000. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201812 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2018

Today, millions of people around the world are taking part in World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. Despite the fact that hepatitis and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are largely preventable and treatable, these infections remain a significant public health concern in Canada. It is estimated that up to 246,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 201822 Views

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National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy: Year Two

Two years after Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami launched the National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy (NISPS), with the four Inuit regional organizations: Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Makivik Corporation and the Nunatsiavut Government, along with federal cabinet ministers, we continue to make progress on addressing risk and protective factors on deaths by suicide among Inuit. NT5

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201817 Views

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Canada’s Minister of Health wraps up successful meetings at 22nd International AIDS Conference in the Netherlands

From: Health Canada News release July 27, 2018 Amsterdam, the Netherlands Public Health Agency of Canada Canada was a key contributor at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands – the largest global gathering on any health issue in the world. The conference provided a unique opportunity to showcase Canadian expertise and to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201815 Views

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Remarks for Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health – AIDS 2018 Conference Symposia“Anti-fragile: Strengthening the HIV Response through Addressing Stigma, Prejudice and Discrimination”

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Speech Amsterdam, Netherlands July 26, 2018 Introduction Good morning. Hello everyone. I hope everyone is doing well this morning. I would like to thank the International AIDS Society for inviting me. It is my honour to represent Canada among such a distinguished group. We have a lot to talk […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201815 Views

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Trapped in his government home, N.W.T. man with ALS pleads for a ramp – CBC

John Mantla, 59, finds it impossible to leave his house without the help of at least 2 people July 26, 2018 John Mantla sighs as his son settles him into his wheelchair in his home in Behchoko, N.W.T. He’s beginning the process of leaving his living room in the government housing unit where he lives. “One, two, three, put […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201813 Views

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Government of Canada Invests $30 Million to Support Health Care Services in Yukon

July 25, 2018             Health Canada            Whitehorse, Yukon Canada’s universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with territories to strengthen health care and adapt the system to the challenges of delivering health care in the North. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201813 Views

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The National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy: An Inuit-led Approach to Suicide Prevention – Northern Public Affairs

The elevated rate of suicide among Inuit is a symptom of wider social challenges that have emerged only in the last several decades. Suicide among Inuit is a public health crisis whose roots we understand and have the responsibility to change. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) released the National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy (NISPS) in Kuujjuaq, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201815 Views

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