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DLSPH Open: Vaccination Efforts at the Community-​Level

May 10/2021 Dear faculty members, staff and students, With vaccination efforts picking up steam in Canada, I’d like to call your attention to the work of several DLSPH professors whose work embodies our School’s evolving understanding of both equity and precision in public health delivery. These are the culturally specific COVID vaccination clinics – vaccinations […]

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Joint statement on the 5th anniversary of Canada’s full support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

From: Department of Justice Canada May 10, 2021 – Ottawa – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, today issued the following statement: “Five years ago, on May 10, 2016, the Government of Canada changed its position […]

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CHRA Welcomes New Board President and Salutes Past President

May 10, 2021 During the Annual General Meeting on May 10, it was announced that Tim Crooks, CEO of Phoenix Youth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will take on the role as the new CHRA Board President. Tim’s term as President will take place over two years. As well, the CHRA membership also expressed its gratitude to […]

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Recipients of the 2020 FNIGC National Student Bursary Program Announced

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of the 10th annual National Student Bursary program. This year’s recipients are: Chantai Minet, Mitchell Maracle, Destiny Bird, and Kate Dunn. Each recipient receives $2,500 and free registration to the FNIGC’s The Fundamentals of OCAP® online course. Established in […]

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Meet McMaster’s spring 2021 honorary degree recipients – Daily News

May 10, 2021 From preserving Mohawk culture to developing scientific solutions to protect our oceans, this year’s honorary degree recipients include nine of the best and brightest in their respective fields. The achievements of these figures in fields such as health care, Indigenous knowledge, public service, engineering and science will be recognized during spring convocation […]

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A framework for reconciliation – CBA National Magazine

10 May 2021 The CBA’s Aboriginal Law Section urges Parliament to pass Bill C-15 and achieve the objectives of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The introduction of Bill C-15, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, in the House of Commons on December 3, 2020, was a […]

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Indigenous Services Canada announces 2021 recipients of the Awards of Excellence in Nursing

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 10, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada In a year filled with unknowns, nurses have been one of the few consistencies across the country; stepping up and showing up to support an often-overwhelmed health care system. In many First Nations and Inuit communities, nurses […]

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Quebec government kicks in funding to build new Nunavik arena – Nunatsiaq News

May 10, 2021 Kangirsuk’s arena was destroyed in a 2019 fire The Quebec government has announced $7 million to go towards construction of a new hockey arena in Nunavik. The hockey arena in Kangirsuk was destroyed in a fire in 2019, which municipal officials said was due to a faulty heating system. Two years later, […]

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10th Annual Northern Constellations focuses on physician wellness and recognizes outstanding NOSM faculty

Faculty at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) came together to share, network and celebrate its pan-Northern community at Northern Constellations. This was the School’s 10thannual Northern Constellations faculty development conference held Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, 2021. With close to 1,800 faculty distributed across 800,000 km2 in more than 90 communities, […]

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Proposed federal justice reforms could reduce number of Indigenous, Black people in system, say advocates – CBC

May 10, 2021 Ottawa trying to divert racialized youth from courts, create national Indigenous justice strategy Advocates for justice system reform are welcoming new proposals from the federal government to address the overrepresentation of Black and Indigenous individuals and other racialized groups in the criminal justice system. In the recent federal budget, the government pledged $216.4 million over five years, and $43.3 […]

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