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Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The FNFNES presents, for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201950 Views

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African and Caribbean Association of Nunavut fundraises for territory’s girls – Nunatsiaq News

5 November, 2019 Access to tampons and pads “should not be a privilege or luxury but a basic right” The African and Caribbean Association of Nunavut wants to help girls and women in the territory cover the high cost of buying the feminine hygiene products they need. Access to these products, such as tampons and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201942 Views

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NT Government: 9-1-1 Go Live

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to announce that 9-1-1 service is now available in all 33 communities in the Northwest Territories. 9-1-1 service in the Northwest Territories will make it faster for residents to contact emergency services that exist in their community. It will save lives and make the North safer […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201943 Views

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Four Yukon-based organizations receive funding to prevent violence against Indigenous women and girls

Four Yukon-based organizations will receive $50,000 each over the next two years to help prevent violence against Indigenous women and girls in Yukon. The funding comes from the Prevention of Violence against Aboriginal Women fund. Funding for the projects is administered through the Government of Yukon Women’s Directorate, which supports women’s and equality-seeking organizations. As […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201929 Views

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NU Government: Diabetes Prevention: Take control of your health

01 November 2019 November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Diabetes happens when the body cannot control blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Blood glucose levels that get too high or too low can damage the body and lead to serious health problems like kidney disease. Diabetes or damage caused by high blood glucose can be prevented or […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 201941 Views

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Arviat residents sign petition calling for expansion of elders centre – Nunatsiaq News

31 October, 2019 Petition comes after days of discussion by MLAs and ministers about the future of the territory’s elders centres Residents in Arviat are calling on three of Nunavut’s ministers to secure capital funds to expand the community’s Andy Aulajut Elders Centre. In a petition tabled in the legislative assembly on Oct. 25 by […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201933 Views

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Food recall Kirkland Signature brand Non-GMO Infant Formula for Babies Sensitive to Lactose due to Cronobacter spp.

29 October 2019 The Department of Health is warning about a food recall issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) due to Cronobacter spp. contamination on the following products: Kirkland Signature brand Non-GMO Infant Formula for Babies Sensitive to Lactose – Product details can be found at https://inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/co… This recalled product should be thrown […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201936 Views

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Residents in Pangnirtung, Nunavut upset by large quantity of food discarded at dump – APTN News

October 28, 2019 The senior administrative officer for the hamlet of Pangnirtung, Nunavut says she was unaware that the Northern Store was discarding food at the dump because of a power outage. Nancy Anilniliak said that the hamlet was not aware of the food dumping until it was too late. “The community is not too […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201931 Views

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Nunavut MLAs press ministers on mental health resources – Nunatsiaq News

28 October, 2019 “A greater effort needs to be made to provide specialized support” Aggu MLA Paul Quassa says he’s concerned that Nunavummiut do not seek help from the territory’s mental health workers because those workers do not speak their language. “Currently, the mental health care workers do want to help, but they do not […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201935 Views

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Changes at Whitehorse Emergency Shelter to ensure better service

The Government of Yukon together with its community and government partners are making changes to programming and operations at the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter with the support of its Safe at Home working group partners. A number of significant changes have been implemented at the shelter and several more are in development. These changes will provide […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 201929 Views

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