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First Steps to Preventing Human Trafficking is Learning

First Steps to Preventing Human Trafficking is Learning Thunder Bay, ON – Friday July 30th, 2021, is United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The first steps to preventing human trafficking is to learn more about it. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) will be releasing a new ‘Fostering Community Safety: Digital Bundle Series’. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 20217 Views

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Michipicoten First Nation Demands Accountability for Decades of Chemical Contamination

First Nation considers legal action against Domtar and Ontario after decades of unresolved environmental pollution. MICHIPICOTEN FIRST NATION, ON, July 29, 2021  – Michipicoten First Nation (MFN) is calling for immediate action by pulp and paper giant, Domtar and the Government of Ontario to resolve the continued chemical contamination of the First Nation’s traditional lands. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 20215 Views

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Sarnia hospital to expand First Nations patient care – Anishinabek News

July 30, 2021 SARNIA— First Nations patients at Sarnia’s hospital will soon be getting new help with their recovery when they are discharged. Bluewater Health officials are preparing to hire a facilitator to help provide culturally safe and relevant care when patients leave the hospital, with funding provided by Indigenous Services Canada. The new worker […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 20214 Views

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What is the plan for the safe reopening of schools? An open letter to Premier Doug Ford

Dear Premier Ford, Nurses are gravely concerned about the lack of information on Ontario’s plan to reopen schools. The beginning of a new school year is six weeks away and parents and children are anxious to hear details about a safe and timely reopening. RNAO shares those concerns. The government is not forthcoming about details. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202122 Views

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Government of Canada COVID-19 update for Indigenous Peoples and communities, week of July 26

From: Indigenous Services Canada July 28, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is committed to supporting Indigenous communities in their response to COVID-19 and continues to work closely with Indigenous organizations and provincial and territorial governments. This week, the Government of Canada received its 66th […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 20215 Views

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Finalists announced for Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s 2021 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award

(Toronto, ON – July 27, 2021) – Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announced today the finalists for the 2021 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award, which recognizes extraordinary Canadians whose efforts are making a positive difference in the lives of children and youth involved in the child welfare system. “This award shows us […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 20213 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health – World Hepatitis Day 2021 –July 28th, 2021

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Today, on World Hepatitis Day, people in Canada and across the globe are raising awareness about viral hepatitis and embracing this year’s theme, “Hepatitis Can’t Wait.” Viral hepatitis remains a key public health concern. Every hour, it is estimated that at least one person in Canada is diagnosed with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 20213 Views

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on July 27, 2021

From: Public Health Agency of Canada July 27, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create stress and anxiety for many Canadians, particularly those who do not have ready access to their regular support networks. Through the Wellness Together Canada online portal, people of all ages across the country can access immediate, free and confidential mental […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202133 Views

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Six New Positive Covid-19 Cases and Twelve Resolved Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

Since our last update on Friday July 23rd, we can confirm there are six new COVID-19 cases and twelve resolved in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation to state that these new cases are in Attawapiskat, Ontario. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the local health […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20215 Views

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Grassy Narrows First Nation hails $90M for care home as a step toward ‘full mercury justice’ – Toronto Star

The Grassy Narrows First Nation took a step forward in its decades-long fight for justice Monday, as the federal government agreed to provide $90 million for a care home that will treat those poisoned by mercury. The long-awaited deal includes $68.9 million in a trust for operational and servicing costs over 30 years, and an […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20214 Views

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