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Government of Canada announces Expert Panel members conducting the Legislative Review of the Cannabis Act

From: Health Canada November 24, 2022 Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, announced the members of the Expert Panel on the legislative review of the Cannabis Act. The Panel will provide independent, expert advice to both ministers […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 20226 Views

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Thirty-One New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James and Hudson Bay Region

November 23, 2022 To our community members: We can confirm there are thirty-one (31) new COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community New Cases Attawapiskat *1 Fort Albany 26 Kashechewan 1 Moose Factory 3 Moosonee 0 Peawanuck *0 *WAHA has not received updates on new cases from communities marked with an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20226 Views

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Government of Canada announces over $15 million to support people living with an addiction or who use substances across Canada

From: Health Canada November 23, 2022 Many people are impacted by addiction, and the overdose crisis and illicit toxic drug supply continue to impact individuals, families and communities across our country. Raising awareness on addiction, reducing stigma related to substance use and providing a range of supports for people living with addiction and problematic substance […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20225 Views

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MCA: Winter Clothing Drive 2022

November 22, 2022 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is holding a winter clothing drive! New and gently used winter items can be donated from now until December 2 at the following locations: TSI SNAIHNE Akwesasne Homemakers Iohahi:io Akwesasne Education & Training Institute Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20228 Views

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New Study: Less than Half of People in Canada Know What Sexual Consent Means

Toronto, ON – November 22, 2022 – A new study from the Canadian Women’s Foundation reveals that 55 per cent of people in Canada do not fully understand consent when it comes to sexual activity. According to Canadian law, consent should be both positive (e.g. saying yes, initiating, enthusiastic participation) and ongoing (e.g. continues during […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 20229 Views

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Government of Canada invests $447K to support mental health through Ottawa youth mental health project

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Funding is part of a commitment of $100 million to support those most affected by COVID-19 November 19, 2022 | Ottawa, Ontario | Public Health Agency of Canada There is no health without mental health. While many Canadians struggle with mental health issues, certain groups in Canada are more […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 20226 Views

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MCA: National Addictions Awareness Week 2022

November 18, 2022 Join the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Wholistic Health & Wellness Program from November 20–26 for National Addictions Awareness Week. This year we are placing the spotlight on how different communities across the country are helping those in their community with problematic substance use or who have a substance use disorder. It’s about […]

by pmnationtalk on November 18, 2022138 Views

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The Art of Healing: CAMH and TSO Partner to Launch Program for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Patients

The Art of Healing: CAMH and TSO Partner to Launch Program for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Patients November 18, 2022 (Toronto) –  The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) have come together to form a multi-year partnership and launch Art of Healing—a new program that supports First Nations, Inuit, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202214 Views

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Dream comes true for Fort William First Nation Elder – Anishinabek News

November 18, 2022 FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION — Fort William Elder Rita Fenton recalled how in 2012, she first dreamt about The Healing Place, which is located near Anemki Wajiw, during its grand opening celebration on Nov. 5 in Fort William. “I had forgotten about this dream until about six months ago,” Elder Fenton says. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 20227 Views

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Opinion: Medical advice shouldn’t be different for Indigenous kids – The Globe and Mail

When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck, remote and northern Indigenous communities – which already lacked doctors, properly stocked and supplied health clinics and clean running water – had to scramble. First Nations leaders had to create public-health systems out of thin air. And in Northern Ontario, it seemed like the region was headed into another […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20228 Views

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