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Western University: Researchers identify and examine risk factors for domestic homicide

OCTOBER 17, 2017 Eighty per cent of domestic homicides are preceded by at least seven risk factors that were known to someone close to them, says new national research co-led by Western experts. Knowing more about those risks — which can include prior domestic abuse, stalking, separation or a perpetrator’s substance abuse – can literally […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 20175 Views

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NOSM Faculty Members Receive Prestigious AMS Phoenix Fellowships

Dr. James Goertzen, Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) Assistant Dean, Continuing Education and Professional Development, and Professor, and Dr. Frances Kilbertus, NOSM Associate Professor, are among six distinguished educators to receive a 2017 AMS Phoenix Fellowship award. The Fellowship from AMS Healthcare (Associated Medical Services) is awarded each year and specifically targets individuals with […]

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First in a series of plinths honouring Indigenous peoples unveiled on campus – Queen’s Journal

Plinth at McGibbon Walk details history of Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples October 17, 2017 As part of the new Queen’s Remembers initiative, students and faculty gathered on Oct. 16 to witness the unveiling of an informative plinth dedicated to Indigenous history. Principal Daniel Woolf and the newly appointed Director of Indigenous Initiatives Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill) led the […]

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Mental Health Around the World: A Snapshot – The Argus

A look at reform, innovation and shortcomings in mental health from six countries across the globe According to the World Health Organization, facilities that are specific to mental health care services are “few and far between.” While mental health is included in the basic package of health care services in Afghanistan, it fails at the […]

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Why Indigenous students risk leaving home for their education – TVO

EXCERPT: The needs of First Nations children have been forgotten in a country that prides itself on having one of the best school systems in the world, writes Tanya Talaga. In Seven Fallen Feathers, journalist Tanya Talaga writes about the lives of seven Indigenous high school students who died in Thunder Bay between 2000 and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20174 Views

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Elements of Indigenous Style’ targets Canada’s largely white publishing industry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 16, 2017 By Cassandra Szklarski THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Indigenous writers have long complained that their voices are stifled by a largely white publishing industry, but the author of an upcoming style guide hopes to change that. Greg Younging says “Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and About […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20174 Views

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FNMIEAO: Ratification of Bylaws at AGM – Oct 28 to 29, 2017

October 15, 2017 Dear members Please note that we will be ratifying our bylaws at the AGM of our conference in London Oct 28-29, 2017 To make a motion at our AGM: 8.0 Amendments to the Bylaws A. Anyone on council may propose an amendment. All proposed amendments must be moved by an Executive member. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20175 Views

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Tyrone Pile helps pilot a new course at Pearson College – MNO

Tyrone Pile, brother of MNO Secretary-Treasurer Tim Pile, is helping to pilot a new course for a historic international school Tyrone (Ty) Pile is accustomed to leading, having served in the Royal Canadian Navy for more than 35 years in various capacities, up to and including Rear-Admiral and Commander of Canada’s Pacific Navy. Click here […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20174 Views

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$100,000 Grant Enables Trent & Partners to Reach Beyond Duty to Consult and Accommodate

Funding fosters positive outcomes and co-operative leadership between First Nations communities, government and energy sectors Conducive for sharing traditional knowledge and learning, the Gathering Space at Trent University served as the perfect forum to inspire all to strive far beyond basic expectations at a recent Duty to Consult symposium. Thanks to the $100,000 grant awarded […]

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FNMIEAO: Registration Closes Friday, October 20th at 4:00pm

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