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Council of Canadian Academies: Antimicrobial resistance poses significant risk to people, the economy

November 12, 2019 – Ottawa, ON In Canada, 26% of infections are resistant to the medicines that are generally first prescribed to treat an infection, a rate that could rise to 40% or beyond in the coming decades, according to an expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA). By 2050, a total […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201927 Views

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Report: Rate of Food Bank Use Among Single People Hits Record High

Nearly half of all visits are by single person households, driven by people with disabilities and those on pensions TORONTO, ON – November 12, 2019 – The rate of food bank use has hit a record high among single person households, even as overall food bank use has stabilized. HungerCount 2019, an annual report released […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201938 Views

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Yellowhead Special Report: Canada’s Emerging Indigenous Rights Framework: A Critical Analysis

An Overview Justin Trudeau ran on an election platform of changing the relationship between the Crown and Indigenous peoples in Canada. Trudeau promised a new nation-to-nation relationship based on the recognition of Indigenous rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. Over halfway into his mandate as Prime Minister, some clarity is emerging on the scope of that […]

by aanationtalk on October 29, 201931 Views

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New evidence post-secondary access programs improve the lives of disadvantaged youth

Ottawa, October 25, 2019 – Two reports by researchers at the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) released today present evidence on how well high-school graduates from lower-income families in Canada have fared in their ability to access post-secondary education over the past twenty years. The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) has released Postsecondary […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201928 Views

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NAN: Mushkikiw Wiichihiitiwin Gathering Final Report

Health Transformation Mandated by Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Resolution 16/04 Call for Declaration of Public Health Emergency, the Sioux Lookout Chiefs Committee on Health and the NAN Executive declared a Health and Public Health Emergency for First Nations across NAN territory.  This Declaration was not made lightly.  It was forced into existence by decades of perpetual […]

by aanationtalk on October 23, 201943 Views

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Publication of the 2018-19 Health Nexus Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2018-19 Health Nexus Annual Report. This year’s Annual Report is entitled Exploring New Horizons: Promoting Health and Community Empowerment and highlights our accomplishments promoting health and empowering communities. Best Start, a key maternal and child health program of Health Nexus made the transition from print to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201928 Views

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Environics Institute: Towards Reconciliation: Indigenous and non-Indigenous Perspectives

No attempt to assess, modernize or reimagine the Canadian federation today is complete without including the perspectives of Indigenous Peoples, and addressing issues relating to the prosperity and well-being of Indigenous Peoples and communities. This is the focus of this report, the third in the series presenting the results of the Confederation of Tomorrow 2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201942 Views

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Toronto’s Vital Signs report exposes Toronto’s worsening inequality

TORONTO, October 7, 2019 – Released today, Toronto Foundation’s 17th Toronto’s Vital Signs report reveals the harsh realities of a city facing increasingly entrenched inequality despite massive growth. In North America’s fastest growing city, youth, newcomers, and racialized communities are experiencing significantly worse outcomes when compared with white, long-time residents across the 10 issues areas […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201935 Views

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Frontier College: Student Success

We’re pleased to release our national report about Frontier College’s school-year student success programs for children and youth. In 2019, we reached over 8,400 children and youth in our tutoring programs and customized learning activities. Working in collaboration with more than 200 partner agencies, we supported students in achieving the skills and confidence to reach […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 201927 Views

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Cannabis and alcohol responsible for majority of hospitalizations for substance use among youth

September 19, 2019 — Last year, over 23,500 youth (age 10 to 24) were hospitalizedReference1 for harm caused by substance use — the equivalent of 65 hospitalizations each day. A new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows that cannabis and alcohol were the most common substances associated with hospital stays among […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201929 Views

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