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Indigenous children are being neglected in Ontario’s efforts to get kids safely back in school – The Star

Jan. 24, 2022 Read the fine print, and you’ll realize that Indigenous youth aren’t included in province’s promises to get rapid tests and masks out to all schools. Late last year, I spent five weeks criss-crossing northern Ontario in light aircraft, helping with COVID-19 vaccination programs for First Nations children and youth. As always, ever […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20223 Views

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Supporting Indigenous communities to advance gender equality

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada January 21, 2022 – Ottawa, ON – Women and Gender Equality Canada Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit, and all LGBTQQIA+ Indigenous people have the right to be safe and have every opportunity to fully participate in the economic, social, and cultural life. The Government of Canada continues to support Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202245 Views

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Hamilton’s McMaster University opens new hub for Indigenous learning, health and wellness – insauga

January 21, 2022 Hamilton’s McMaster University is now home to a new hub for Indigenous learning and health science education that the school hopes will play an important role in reconciliation. The Indigenous Health Learning Lodge (IHLL), is set to officially open its doors next Monday (Jan. 24), but due to the pandemic, the event […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20227 Views

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MNO post-secondary education team to hold first ever Resiliency Gathering

January 20, 2022 On March 12 and 13, 2022 the MNO Post-Secondary Education team is excited to be hosting the very first PSE Resiliency Gathering. This event seeks to equip all current and aspiring Post-secondary education students with the knowledge and confidence to respond to situations involving precarious housing, domestic abuse, and any potential legal […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20228 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize Announces Line-up for 10th Anniversary Awards Ceremony

January 20, 2022 Every year, the Arctic Inspiration Prize celebrates its new laureates at an awards ceremony that showcases the AIP finalists, winners and performances by artists from across the North. This year’s ceremony will also celebrate the AIP’s 10th anniversary and will feature past laureates throughout the show. This year’s ceremony will be hosted […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20227 Views

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Government of Canada renews one of Lakehead University’s Canada Research Chairs

The Government of Canada recently announced a new investment of more than $151 million to support 188 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, including the renewal of Lakehead University’s Dr. Charles Levkoe, Tier II Canada Research Chair in Equitable and Sustainable Food Systems. Dr. Levkoe is an associate professor in Health Sciences. His research investigates ways that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20229 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, 20227 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, 20227 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, 20226 Views

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NOSM researchers study Indigenous vaccine confidence in Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) researchers are partnering with Indigenous communities and organizations to strengthen vaccine confidence among Indigenous youth. Drs. Marion Maar, Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology and Maurianne Reade, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences Division and a rural generalist family physician on Manitoulin, are principal research investigators for the project, Co-Creating Vaccine Confidence: An Anishinabe […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20227 Views

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