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Thunder Bay Public Health Nurses on the Picket Line as Mediation Fails

October 16, 2018 THUNDER BAY – Public Health Nurses working for Thunder Bay District Health Unit will be on the picket lines at 7:30 a.m. today. “Unfortunately, a long day of mediation failed to result in a respectful, fair contract offer and our dedicated Public Health Nurses have been forced to take strike action,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20185 Views

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Canadian Partnership Against Cancer: Take (Hashtag)30MinutesThatMatter to shape the future of cancer care

Canadians are asked to participate in an online campaign to update the pan-Canadian cancer strategy Toronto, ON (October 15, 2018) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) announces the launch of the #30MinutesThatMatter campaign asking Canadians to share their experiences about cancer to directly shape how prevention, screening, care and survivorship are delivered in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20184 Views

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Indigenous healing room opens in pediatric unit at Michael Garron Hospital – CBC

Room is painted with 7 Grandfather teachings and medicine wheel Oct 11, 2018 Michael Garron Hospital in east Toronto has turned a room in the pediatric unit into an Indigenous healing room with help from members of its Aboriginal Healing Program. Over the summer, the members painted the room’s walls with spirit animals, the seven […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 20183 Views

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Thunder Bay Public Health Nurses Head to Mediation, Hoping to Reach a New Negotiated Contract, Avoid Being Forced to Strike

October 11, 2018 THUNDER BAY – Public Health Nurses working for Thunder Bay District Health Unit are heading into mediation talks on Monday, October 15, trying to avoid being locked out or being forced to strike. Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) President Vicki McKenna, RN, says that, “As nurses, we never want to be forced to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 20186 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 stands up for Indigenous youth in health curriculum litigation

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – Today Grand Council Treaty #3 instructed lawyers to file a motion with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) seeking intervenor status in the litigation concerning the Ontario government’s rollback of the province’s Health and Physical Education curriculum – more conventionally known as ‘sex-ed’. “Last week at our Fall Assembly, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 20183 Views

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Indigenous Women Helpline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 10, 2018  TORONTO – A help line to promote the mental health and well-being of Indigenous women that was previously available only in Northern Ontario is being expanded across the province. The Talk4Healing help line provides 24-hour telephone, text and chat services and will be available starting Oct. 19 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 20183 Views

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Talk4Healing: Helpline by Indigenous Women for Indigenous Women now available across Ontario

Talk4Healing: Helpline by Indigenous Women for Indigenous Women now available across Ontario  Ontario is home to the largest population of Indigenous women in Canada; Helpline supports Indigenous women making change that builds  healthier and more secure communities.   Toronto, ON, (October 3, 2018) – Beendigen and the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) will be announcing […]

by pmnationtalk on October 9, 20189 Views

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First Peoples Child & Family Review Vol 13, No 1 (2018)

Foreword Marc St. Dennis Coordinating Editor of First Peoples Child & Family Review, First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Contact: mstdennis@fncaringsociety.com Dear readers, It is my great pleasure to present volume 13(1) of the First Peoples Child & Family Review, which includes 7 brilliant published submissions from researchers and […]

by aanationtalk on October 9, 20189 Views

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KDSB extends support agreements with Kenora Fellowship Centre

Through its Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative, the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) is extending existing financial support agreements with the Kenora Fellowship Centre to continue meeting the need of providing meals to homeless and vulnerable people in Kenora. In June of 2018, the KDSB and the Kenora Fellowship Centre entered into a service agreement that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 20186 Views

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Statement from Minister Philpott on Fire Prevention Week

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 9, 2018) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “Indigenous Services Canada recognizes the importance of Fire Prevention Week, which started on Sunday. The health and safety of First Nations communities is a top priority for my department.  Fire prevention and protection are essential community services that […]

by pmnationtalk on October 9, 20184 Views

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