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Indigenous Researchers Receive $2.6 Million Funding From Merck Canada Inc. for Indigenous Maternal and Child Health Program in Ontario

TORONTO, ON – May 25, 2017 – A unique Indigenous-led, community-hospital-university-private sector partnership to enhance Indigenous maternal and child health will address some of the underlying causes of health inequity through an innovative new action-research project. The “Kind Faces Sharing Places: An Action Research Project for Indigenous Families During and After Pregnancy and Birth” project […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20173 Views

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27 homeless deaths in Toronto in just three months – Thestar.com

May 25, 2017 Homeless people in Toronto are dying at a rate of more than two per week, according to disturbing new data collected by the city. Homeless people in Toronto are dying at a rate of more than two per week on average, according to disturbing new data collected by the city. From January […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20171 Views

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Homeward Bound: Program finds housing for homeless indigenous Hamiltonians – TheSpec.com

At the end of the day, Natasha Findlay-Clairmont has a safe place to go — a house that she can build a life from. But it’s not just a house, it’s a home, with her beautiful handmade dream catchers filling a small, but bright living room and two bedrooms where her kids no longer have […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20173 Views

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Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality of health care – CBC

Researchers receive $2.6M grant to improve Indigenous maternal and child health May 25, 2017 Researchers in Toronto have received a $2.6 million grant to bolster Indigenous maternal and child health programs in an effort to close the gaps in health care that exist between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families. The project, which officially launches Thursday, is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20173 Views

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For a second year, Governor-General’s Innovation Awards honour Canadian trailblazers – The Globe and Mail

The Governor-General’s Innovation Awards are a celebration of Canadian creators who have reshaped lives nationally and abroad. In the ceremony’s second year, awards were handed out for a breakthrough in mental-health-service accessibility, a new approach to treating hearing deficits in the poorest parts of the globe, the development of plastics that are less likely to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20173 Views

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CWP: Can Canada lead on human rights when so many are hungry?

May 24, 2017 In a country with the 11th highest Gross Domestic Product, it can be hard for some to understand the harsh reality that people in Canada are going hungry. But over the past few weeks it seems as though people across the country have been talking a lot about access to food. Members […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 20175 Views

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CHRA Urban and Rural Indigenous Housing Survey Reveals Key Challenges for Indigenous Housing in Canada

May 23, 2017, OTTAWA) – The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) today released the results of a benchmarking survey conducted of 51 urban and rural Indigenous housing providers across Canada. The survey, carried out by James Burr and Steve Pomeroy, is a first of its kind initiativeto examine the employment, financial, and operational characteristics […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 20178 Views

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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, 20176 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Mental Health Awareness Week – Family Wellness

May 23, 2017 Mental Health Awareness Week is May 23-27, 2017. A schedule of events is attached. Read More. NT5

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 20178 Views

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Mushkegowuk Council: Statement on WAHA Allegations on Social Media

May 19, 2017 On behalf of Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Solomon is issuing a formal statement with respect to the allegations and accusations recently posted on social media that are directed at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority. The allegations and accusations that have played out over the social media networks involving WAHA have had a substantial […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 20177 Views

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