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Boil Water Advisory – Whale Cove

The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Whale Cove. This is a precautionary measure due to total coliform bacteria in the water system. During a boil water advisory, all water for consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute. It is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201823 Views

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What now for the NWT’s kids in care and social workers? – Cabin Radio

December 13, 2018 More questions, more answers. More admonitions. More promises. More concern. A key plan to revamp and remediate the Northwest Territories’ child welfare system received its latest tire-kicking from politicians on Wednesday. Now, with all manner of clocks ticking, managers must implement more than 70 corrective measures while dozens more recommendations are probably […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201821 Views

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Completion of the Whale Cove tuberculosis prevention screening clinic

Iqaluit, Nunavut (December 12, 2018) – The Government of Nunavut Department of Health today announced the successful completion of the territory’s second community-wide tuberculosis (TB) prevention screening clinic in Whale Cove. The Whale Cove clinic opened on October 22 and screened approximately 90 per cent of community members, in just five weeks. The clinic kicked off […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201819 Views

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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, 201825 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, 201819 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, 201826 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, 201819 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, 201831 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, 201824 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, 201829 Views

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