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ONWA Postpones 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference to June 2022

ONWA Postpones 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference to June 2022 Toronto, ON – Following increased concern about the recent COVID-19 Omicron variant, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is postponing this years’ 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference scheduled for February 14-16, 2022, in Toronto, ON at the Marriott Eaton Center. The Conference will […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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TBDHU receives funding boost for the HOME Program in Thunder Bay

January 19, 2022 – Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is pleased to announce the receipt of $1,158,677 over 3 years from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to implement the Healthy Kids Health on the Move for Equity (HOME) Program in Thunder Bay. This initiative supports the delivery of health and community services […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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Faculty of Education January 2022 Newsletter Published – Lakehead U

The Faculty of Education’s January 2022 Education Exchange newsletter is now published. This issue features an article on the Ojibwe Spirit Names gifted to the Department of Aboriginal Education, an introduction to new faculty member Dr. Sharla Mskokii Peltier, faculty news and awards, alumni profiles, and more. To access the Education Exchange newsletter, click here. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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All MNO Citizens online Town Hall – January 17, 2022

Monday January 17, 2022 7-9 PM EST All Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens were invited to an online Town Hall on Monday January 17, 2022. Hosted by MNO President Margaret Froh, the Town Hall included information and updates on MNO matters and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Straight from the front lines of battling the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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Fifteen New Positive Covid-19 and Sixteen Resolved Cases Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

We can confirm there are fifteen new COVID-19 cases and sixteen resolved cases in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation, Kashechewan First Nation, Moose Cree First Nation and the Town of Moosonee to confirm these new cases are located in Attawapiskat Ontario (5) Kashechewan, Ontario (1), Moose Factory, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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Federal government appoints transitional committee as precursor to national council for reconciliation – APTN News

Jan 19, 2022 The Trudeau government has announced a transitional committee that will serve as a forerunner to a national council for reconciliation. The creation of such a council is amongst the calls to action in the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released in 2015. According to the TRC’s final report, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20223 Views

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Medical school to use ‘theatre-based’ engagement sessions to increase indigenous vaccination rate – BayToday.ca

First Nations youth and young adults were vaccinated at lower rates than older people in northern Ontario Young Indigenous people have lower vaccination rates, so Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) researchers are aiming to strengthen vaccine confidence among them. Drs. Marion Maar, Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology, and Maurianne Reade, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences Division are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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Economic development partnership between Saugeen First Nation and Town of Saugeen Shores – Hanover Post

Jan 19, 202 Stronger together is goal of a new economic development initiative between Saugeen First Nation #29 and the Town of Saugeen Shores whose joint application to the First Nations – Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI) was accepted. The Town’s economic development officer Heather Hyde publicly announced the acceptance of the application at […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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The Anglican Church donates $10,000 worth of food to Bearskin Lake First Nation – TBNewsWatch.com

The donated food will be trucked to the remote community on the ice road network THUNDER BAY — Some more help is on its way to Bearskin Lake First Nation, a remote Northwestern Ontario community that’s struggled to cope with COVID-19 since it began spreading rapidly at the end of December. Close to half its […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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New study targets vaccine confidence for Indigenous youth – CTV News

19, 2022 Sudbury – Researchers are taking a good, long look at vaccine confidence among Indigenous youth thanks to a new study through the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). “Lots of people get vaccinated, but just like in other areas, it’s young people and youth who are the ones that are just a little […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20222 Views

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