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Government of Yukon partners with Skookum Jim Friendship Centre to support Yukon youth

January 03, 2019 Joint news release with Skookum Jim Friendship Centre The Government of Yukon and Skookum Jim Friendship Centre (SJFC) have reached an agreement to provide youth access to services following the scheduled closure of the Integrated Supports for Yukon Youth (ISYY) office in February 2019. In order to maintain continuity of services and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 201925 Views

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Government of YT: 20 community projects receive over $700,000 in support from the Community Development Fund

The Government of Yukon’s Community Development Fund is supporting 20 community projects that bring economic, social and cultural benefits to Yukoners. In addition to employment opportunities, the projects support recreation, skill development, language revitalization, cultural and educational initiatives, and improvements to community infrastructure. Funding recipients include the Watson Lake Elders Society, BYTE Empowering Youth Society, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201924 Views

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NU Government: Let’s Be Aware calendar challenge winners

19 December 2018 The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission is pleased to announce the Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta calendar challenge winners. Kivalliq youth were asked to submit drawings depicting responsible approaches to alcohol, namely how: responsible use of alcohol or not drinking alcohol can support physical, emotional and spiritual well-being; to cope with life […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201844 Views

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Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for end-stage kidney disease

December 18, 2018 — New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) highlights the significant difference between dialysis and transplant outcomes for those being treated for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). A focused look at 10-year outcome data shows that 16% of Canadians on dialysis survive past 10 years, whereas up to 74% of Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201818 Views

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The governments of Canada and Yukon work together to increase access to treatment options for people with substance use disorders

From: Health Canada December 17, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Government of Canada The opioid crisis is devastating 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. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201823 Views

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Kugluktuk becomes unrestricted community

December 14, 2018 Kugluktuk is now an unrestricted community. Only the general rules about importing, buying and consuming alcohol from the Liquor Act apply. Residents can buy alcohol within Nunavut by ordering from the Nunavut Liquor Commission warehouse without an import permit. To order from the Rankin Inlet liquor warehouse: Call 867-645-8475. Fax 867-645-3327. Email NLCliquororders@gov.nu.ca. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 201822 Views

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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, 201827 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, 201826 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, 201822 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, 201829 Views

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