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Ontario Building Health and Safety in Indigenous Workplaces and Communities

Investment will support mental health and workplace safety programs August 11, 2020 THUNDER BAY —Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines; Minister of Indigenous Affairs, on behalf of Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, announced Ontario is investing $280,500 to help Nokiiwin Tribal Council provide culturally-appropriate training and programs. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 20206 Views

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Ontario health providers collaborate to provide culturally-relevant mental wellness services to Indigenous peoples – TheRecord.com

Aug. 11, 2020 Atlohsa Family Healing Services and St. Joseph’s Health Care London are in the third year of a three-year pilot program to transform mental health services for the Indigenous peoples of the London-Middlesex and St. Thomas-Elgin region of Ontario. “Biigajiiskaan: Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness” has a mandate to deliver a blend of […]

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Change agents in health care: CMA presents recipients of 2020 CMA Awards

Today the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is pleased to announce its 2020 CMA Award recipients. This award program is an annual recognition of individuals who’ve made an exceptional contribution to medicine or the health care system. The 16 award recipients will be officially recognized during a virtual ceremony later this year. “Throughout this pandemic, we’ve seen […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202025 Views

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Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 7, 2020 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada As of August 6, ISC is aware of these confirmed cases of COVID-19 for First Nations on reserve in provinces: 422 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 34  hospitalizations 381 recovered cases There is a total of 17 confirmed […]

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Why Indigenous communities seeing few cases of COVID-19 – Medical Xpress

Like most people, Tania Cameron was watching the news intently as the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in Canada. A member of Niisaachewan First Nation and regional coordinator for Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario, she worried that no one was talking to Indigenous communities about the pandemic heading their way. “When I called a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 20209 Views

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First Nation sets curfew after resident in close contact with confirmed COVID-19 case – TimminsToday

Chief says they’re ‘prepared and on stand-by should the situation in Taykwa Tagamou Nation change’ Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN) has put in a curfew after learning a resident had been in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case. According to a news release, the community near Cochrane learned Aug. 5 that a TTN resident had […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 20203 Views

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Government of Canada announces new measures to support essential air access to remote communities

From: Transport Canada August 6, 2020              Ottawa              Transport Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis in the aviation industry’s ability to service communities, which is having a significant impact on the remote communities that depend on small air carriers for essential goods, services, and access in and out of the community. As […]

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CIHI: New data available on mental health and addictions services and home and community care

August 6, 2020 — Canadians now have more information about access to mental health and addictions services and to home and community care in their province or territory. Today, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) released results for 3 new pan-Canadian indicators: Self-Harm, Including Suicide Caregiver Distress New Long-Term Care Residents Who Potentially Could […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 20204 Views

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New collaboration hopes to improve mental health care for Indigenous people – CBC

Traditional ways will be integrated with modern mental health care Aug 06, 2020 A new program and partnership between Atlohsa Family Healing Services and St. Joseph’s Health wants to improve Indigenous peoples’ experiences with mental health services in the region. Announced Wednesday, Biigajiiskaan Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness will provide culturally safe and specialized care […]

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Indigenous wellness program launches in the London-Middlesex and St. Thomas-Elgin region

An innovative, collaborative program of St. Joseph’s and Atlohsa Family Healing Services is transforming the mental health care experience of Indigenous peoples. LONDON, Ontario – It is with great excitement that St. Joseph’s Health Care London (St. Joseph’s) and Atlohsa Family Healing Services (Atlohsa) announce a momentous and essential initiative for the Indigenous population in our […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 20205 Views

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