S Health

HealthText

Changes to Non-Insured Health Benefits

YELLOWKNIFE (April 18, 2017) – In response to Health Canada’s recent announcement that expecting mothers covered by the Federal NIHB program who have to travel outside of their home community to give birth will now be supported by one non-medical escort, the Department of Health and Social Services will extend this benefit to residents eligible […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 2017299 Views

Read More
HealthText

Housing First Program Expands – City of Yellowknife

May 24, 2017 The City of Yellowknife, in partnership with the Government of Canada and the YWCA NWT, is hosting a Housing First for Families official contract signing event on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chamber. A contract to deliver a Housing First for Families program in Yellowknife has […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 2017291 Views

Read More
HealthText

Tłı̨chǫ Gov’t: TCSA Home Care Training

L to R back row: Lisa Judas, Lay Dispenser from Wekweètì, Margaret Wanazah HSW from Behchokǫ̀, Rita Nitsiza HSW from Whatì, LilyAnn Richardson HSW Behchokǫ̀, Laurel Irving RN Manager of Continuing Care from Behchokǫ̀, L to R front row: Mary Wetrade HSW from Gamètì, BettyAnn Drybones HSW Behchokǫ̀, Elizabeth Apples HSW Behchokǫ̀ and Daniel Gunn […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20171460 Views

Read More
HealthText

Tłı̨chǫ Gov’t: JESH Recreation Department

The JESH Recreation Department, Missy Mantla, Beatrice Naedzo and Regina Lafferty recently spent a day at Aven’s Senior’s Home in Yellowknife to learn more about senior’s recreation and to participate in Aven’s Chair Yoga program. Here they are pictured with Carol Norwegian the Volunteer & Recreation Supervisor at Aven’s. JESH’s recreation team are now provides […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20171467 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 24, 2017 (Dalhousie-Homicide) A Halifax police detective says he examined a bloodied tarp and duffel bag found on a farm belonging to William Sandeson’s family. Detective-Constable James Wasson testified yesterday about the items seized from a farm near Truro. He is accused of killing 22-year-old Taylor Samson in August […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2017369 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

New affordable housing unit in Dawson City officially opens

DAWSON CITY, YUKON, May 23, 2017 — The Klondike Development Organization, with support from the governments of Canada and Yukon, officially opened a new eight-unit affordable rental housing project in Dawson City on Sunday. The new development is a two-storey building on the corner of King Street and 6th Avenue with six one-bedroom units of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2017255 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Food insecurity in Nunavut ‘should be considered a national crisis,’ expert says – CBC

Conference Board of Canada releases food report card, gives Nunavut a D for food security May 19, 2017 Food insecurity in Nunavut “needs remedial action,” say the authors of a new report who call for a national food policy. The Conference Board of Canada released its 2016 food report card on provincial performance, which looks […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 2017294 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

A place to grow and make memories’: Iqaluit family of 5 to get new Habitat for Humanity home – CBC

Construction planned for this summer and fall in Iqaluit’s Apex neighbourhood May 18, 2017 Tiivi Qiatsuk, Caroline Ipeelie-Qiatsuk and their three sons will soon be recipients of a new home in Iqaluit, courtesy of the charity Habitat for Humanity. “It means a lot to us and our kids, you know. A place to grow up […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2017353 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

I wanted my son to live’: Inuk lawyer leaves Nunavut to treat teenage son’s PTSD and depression – CBC

‘It resulted in me not having a job, but my son’s alive. And I think that’s the best thing in the world’ May 17, 2017 Mandy Sammurtok said it all started when her son began to self-harm last summer. The 15-year-old from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, started having suicidal thoughts. Then came the nightmares. Often unable […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2017353 Views

Read More
HealthText

More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year, nearly all preventable – WHO

WHO and partners recommend actions to improve adolescent health 16 May 2017 | GENEVA – More than 3000 adolescents die every day, totalling 1.2 million deaths a year, from largely preventable causes, according to a new report from WHO and partners. In 2015, more than two-thirds of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 2017309 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More