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NTI: Cultural and Healing Program Launch

May 2nd, 2019 (Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the Cultural and Healing Program, in which Inuit can apply for funding for projects that address the harms and intergenerational effects of residential schools or for On-the-Land Programs or the teaching of Inuit history, culture, languages and traditions. Individual Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201932 Views

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Serial killers hunting large swaths of Canada: criminologist – APTN News

May 1, 2019 From the west coast to the Golden Horseshoe surrounding Toronto, there is evidence to suggest serial killers are hunting and disproportionately, Indigenous women and girls are their prey. And those serial killers likely number far more than the average person imagines. That’s according to Michael Arntfield, a Western University criminologist and serial […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201912 Views

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YT Government: Canadian Index of Wellbeing public engagement underway

A comprehensive baseline study of wellbeing in Yukon is being undertaken by the Government of Yukon in partnership with the Canadian Index of Wellbeing. The project will begin with a two-month public engagement that invites Yukoners to contribute their ideas for measuring what matters and how to define what progress looks like in the territory. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201935 Views

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Kaska elders say ‘souga senla’ for meal delivery program – CBC

Watson Lake hospital teams up with Liard First Nation to ensure elders in community get good nutrition Apr 21, 2019 When a home support worker visited his Watson Lake house on a Thursday earlier this month, Hammond Dick stood to shake her hand. “Souga senla,” he said, heartily — thank you, in Kaska. Margaret Charlie […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201932 Views

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Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study – Nunatsiaq News

18 April, 2019 “Alleviating the chronic housing shortage will be a key element in the elimination of TB in the Canadian Inuit Nunangat” If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the severe housing shortage across the Inuit homeland. That’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201944 Views

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Nunavut struggles to recruit Inuit health-care workers – Nunatsiaq News

16 April, 2019 Half of the Department of Health’s employees are Inuit, though only a handful work in front-line care Nunatsiaq News partnered with Nunavut Sivuniksavut in Ottawa this past winter to deliver a journalism workshop to a group of first- and second-year students. Some of our reporters and editors spent Wednesday afternoons working with […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201942 Views

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NU Government: Sport and recreation opportunities

The Department of Community and Government Services, Sport and Recreation Division, is accepting applications for a number of exciting programs and activities! 1. Youth Ambassador Program – Are you a young leader in your community between the ages of 16 and 21? The Sport and Recreation Division is recruiting young leaders to be part of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201959 Views

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Northern and NorthMart encourage Nunavut students to Drop the Pop

Winnipeg, MB, April 11, 2019 – Northern and NorthMart stores are challenging their young consumers and students to “Drop the Pop” – swapping sugary soda for healthier drink choices, in order to support the development of healthier habits in children and youth. Throughout the month of April, Northern and NorthMart will donate 2 percent milk […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201954 Views

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It’s very serious’: Relying on short-term doctors may harm health care in Nunavut – CBC

Apr 11, 2019 New report highlights need for more Inuit doctors and nurses in the Nunavut health care system Nunavut suffers from a shortage of permanent or long-term doctors and nurses and if the territory is like other jurisdictions where transient physicians and nurses are the norm, that’s not good for patient care. These findings […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201951 Views

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Nunavut man waiting for access to home dialysis feels ‘like a hostage’ in Winnipeg – CBC

Elder, former Nunavut MLA Peter Kattuk has been waiting in Winnipeg for home dialysis assessment since January Apr 10, 2019 A Nunavut elder and former MLA with kidney failure says he feels like he’s being held hostage in Winnipeg as he waits to find out if he’s eligible for home dialysis — and if so, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201955 Views

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