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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Request for Proposals: Innusunni Aqqusaaqtara My Journey – Communications Plan

Aug 15, 2018 Cancer is a leading cause of death among Inuit living in Canada. The rate is nearly twice as high as the rest of the country. There is a need to provide Inuit with more information about cancer. Since 2012, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada has been increasing Inuit knowledge about cancer and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20187 Views

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Students Cite Having Fun, Peer Pressure and Campus Culture as Leading Reasons for Heavy Drinking

Ottawa, August 16, 2018 — In a new report released by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), post-secondary students express their thoughts on binge drinking. Heavy Episodic Drinking among Post-secondary Students: Influencing Factors and Implications provides student views on heavy drinking and the major factors for participating in it, and addresses possible […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20185 Views

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Pauktuutit Request for Proposals: Innusunni Aqqusaaqtara My Journey – E-Modules

Aug 15, 2018 Title Inuusinni Aqqusaaqtara – My Journey Introduction Cancer is a leading cause of death among Inuit living in Canada. The rate is nearly twice as high as the rest of the country. There is a need to provide Inuit with more information about cancer. Since 2012, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada has […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 20189 Views

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In Memoriam: Mabel Lumsden – CINA

Nagooyoak Mabel Pokiak Lumsden was born on Banks Island, N.W.T., the westernmost point of the Arctic Archipelago, in 1941.  In her early years, she spent time living and learning traditional Inuvialuit life on the land between her family’s summer camp of Tuktoyuktuk and their winter camp of Sachs Harbour.  When she was five, she was […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201812 Views

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NFN leukemia patient getting help from two young friends – My West Nipissing Now

Aug. 14th, 2018 The family of a 10-year-old Nipissing First Nation boy who has seen his leukemia return, is getting help to cover some expenses the family faces. The help is coming from the friends of Makenzy Lariviere who are holding a lemonade and baked goods fundraiser this weekend with all the proceeds going to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20187 Views

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Statement from Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2018  – Neighbourhood Pharmacies applauds the Ontario government’s announcement by Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney today to launch consultations about how the province will manage cannabis retail and distribution following the federal government’s decision to legalize it on October 17, 2018. We welcome the Ontario government’s measured approach […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20188 Views

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REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  You can now register online for the Summit at http://meetings.smudging.ca/AFN. Please watch for regular updates at the AFN website (www.afn.ca).  Should […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20189 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 9, 2018  By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20187 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 20183 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Pilot Project to Improve Bloodborne Testing

Toronto, ON, August 7, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC’ (TSX.V:FLT | OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it will be conducting a pilot project with the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) National Microbiology Laboratory, to determine the feasibility of a drone delivery solution to improve access to blood-borne infection testing in remote, isolated communities. Using […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 20187 Views

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