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Iroquois Lodge Implements Outbreak Protocol as Precautionary Measure

On February 24, 2021, Ohsweken Public Health notified the Iroquois Lodge that two of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19. The positive test results were discovered as a result of the Iroquois Lodge’s surveillance testing safeguard measure that has been in place since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. To keep residents and staff […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20217 Views

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CHRA Shares Recommendations on Rapid Housing Initiative with Honourable Ahmed Hussen

February 26, 2021 On February 8, 2021 The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) and the Community Housing Transformation Centre (CHTC) hosted a consultation session on the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to better understand how the initiative can improved as a second phase and inform the federal government. The feedback received was invaluable in determining […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202111 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

February 26, 2021 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Annette Gibbons, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective March 8, 2021. Lawrence Hanson, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Transport Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202110 Views

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Friendship Centres ready to assist with urban Indigenous Covid-19 vaccine rollout

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 Approximately two-thirds of the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) members have expressed interest in supporting national vaccine roll out, representing nearly 60 sites. “We know that at least 50 to 60 Friendship Centres across the country are ready and able to take on a Covid-19 vaccine clinic should they be supported […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20218 Views

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Mamawe Atoskewin Ote Atinegan: Weaving a Future Together

February 26, 2021 The intention of Mamawe Atoskewin Ote Atinegan: Weaving a Future Together, a Métis Nation and Parks Canada Gathering, is to foster communications between the Métis Nation and Parks Canada, to discuss conservation priorities and a way forward related to conservation programming for Parks Canada administered places across the Métis homeland. This gathering […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20219 Views

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Dr. Alika Lafontaine elected as 2021 CMA president-elect nominee

February 26, 2021 Canadian Medical Association (CMA) members in Alberta have voted Dr. Alika Lafontaine as a nominee for CMA president in 2022–23. Dr. Lafontaine is an award-winning physician who practises anesthesia in Grande Prairie, Alberta. He was born and raised in Treaty 4 Territory (Southern Saskatchewan) and has Anishinaabe, Cree, Metis and Pacific Islander […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20215 Views

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COVID-19 vaccine clinics underway this week for eligible recipients in Sudbury and districts

This week, the COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to more groups of eligible recipients in Sudbury and districts. Currently, only those eligible, based on Provincial direction, can get vaccinated. Public Health Sudbury & Districts has been working directly with partner agencies to identify those individuals to ensure they book their appointments to get vaccinated. As […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20215 Views

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Hydro One selects preferred route for the new Chatham to Lakeshore Transmission Line

Hydro One selects preferred route for the new Chatham to Lakeshore Transmission Line Residents are invited to learn more about the preferred route by visiting the online open house and attending a virtual live presentation and discussion on March 11 TORONTO, February 25, 2021 – Today, Hydro One announced route 2A as the preferred route for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20216 Views

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Vision for Tomorrow: RNAO’s Nurse Practitioner Task Force report makes recommendations to enhance and expand the role of NPs to improve timely access to quality care

COVID-19 has underlined the need for the Ontario government to ensure nurse practitioners (NP) are utilized to their full potential for the benefit of patients and overall population health. Nowhere is this more evident than in the province’s long-term care (LTC) sector where a record number of residents died, victims of long-standing severe staffing shortages […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20214 Views

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Leaders in Thunder Bay area seek COVID relief, province to decide on lockdown – NiagaraFallsReview.ca

Feb. 26, 2021 Community leaders in the Thunder Bay, Ont., area are calling on all levels of government to take action on the worrying spread of COVID-19 in the city that’s a travel hub for northwestern Ontario. Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins and Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler are requesting support […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20216 Views

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