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CIHI: 1 in 4 Canadian seniors prescribed 10 or more drugs

May 17, 2018 — In 2016, about 1.6 million seniors (representing approximately 1 in 4 Canadians age 65 and older) were prescribed 10 or more drug classes, according to a new report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) that looks broadly at drug use among Canadian seniors. A drug class is a group of chemicals that […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 20187 Views

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Report 13: Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Presented to the House

Thirteenth Report Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAN) 42nd Parliament, 1st Session “Study Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples In accordance with its Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 7, 2018, your Committee has […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 20186 Views

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CASA: Students Release Collaborative Report on Campus Sexual Violence

May 8, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Student organizations across the country released a joint publication on campus sexual violence, titled Shared Perspectives: A Joint Publication on Campus Sexual Violence Prevention and Response. In the publication, students from Victoria to Charlottetown express the need to eradicate sexual violence on their campuses. It includes contributions from the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201810 Views

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ITK: National Indigenous Early Learning And Child Care Report

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by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201811 Views

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Statement – CHRC Annual Report: 2017 was the year when the “invisible became visible”

April 18, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) issues the following statement upon the release of the CHRC’s 2017 Annual Report: “Looking back, I believe 2017 will be remembered as a pivotal year for the advancement of equality in Canada – […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 20188 Views

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OHRC releases report on its inquiry into the over-representation of Indigenous and Black children in Ontario’s child welfare system

Toronto – On April 12, 2018 the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released Interrupted Childhoods: Over-representation of Indigenous and Black children in Ontario child welfare. The report outlines findings from its public interest inquiry into whether First Nations, Métis and Inuit (Indigenous) and Black children are over-represented at children’s aid societies (CASs), particularly in admissions into care. Overall, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201816 Views

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PBO: Update on Costs of Incarceration

Get the report Update on Costs of Incarceration.pdf Summary In 2016-17, an average of 14,310 offenders were in federal custody. The average institution-specific expenditure associated with each inmate were $114,587 /year or $314/day per offender and 96% of those cost are attributable to custody. The cost of incarceration varies substantially depending on the type of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201833 Views

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Residential school survivors, descendents, show poorer health outcomes: survey – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 14, 2018  THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The impacts of residential schools on the health and well-being of First Nations people are similar, whether they attended the schools themselves or are descended from someone who did, a new survey suggests. The finding comes from the third regional health survey by the First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201817 Views

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Investment, Exports Suffering in Business-Unfriendly Canada: MLI Quarterly Economic Report

OTTAWA, ON (March 14, 2018): Failure to transition away from household and government spending means the Canadian economy is still overly-reliant on debt for growth, Munk Senior Fellow Philip Cross said today upon release of MLI’s latest Quarterly Economic Report. Prospects for an economic turn-around are not ideal. Budget 2018 has been rightly criticized as […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201818 Views

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Justice system report card dubs Ontario ‘most improved,’ as B.C., Quebec slide – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 5, 2018 By Geordon Omand THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The justice system has seen a slight drop in crime rates and a boost in legal aid funding relative to a year ago, but these improvements have been overshadowed by an increase in costs, lengthier court delays and the persistent over-representation of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201821 Views

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