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Isolation a barrier to exposing sexual abuse, incest on reserve: Bellegarde – APTN

November 14, 2016 At night, he would arrive in Corey’s room by crawling through the window next to the bunk bed where she slept. She knew from the smell when he was there. By day, she endured different hands, sometimes under the most mundane circumstances _ once, she recalls, while in the kitchen eating lunch. […]

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Emotional damage from trauma of childhood sexual abuse can last a lifetime – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 14, 2016 By Sheryl Ubelacker THE CANADIAN PRESS Miykhaela reaches back in her memory to the summer day when it all began. Her older brother had taken her into the bush on their northern Ontario reserve to join a few of their cousins, young teenaged boys like her sibling who had all […]

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Isolation a barrier to exposing sexual abuse, incest on reserve: Bellegarde – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 13, 2016 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ At night, he would arrive in Corey’s room by crawling through the window next to the bunk bed where she slept. She knew from the smell when he was there. By day, she endured different hands, sometimes under the most mundane circumstances […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 2016240 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in London and Area

November 10, 2016 Ministry of Housing London, ON – The Governments of Canada and Ontario, along with the City of London, celebrated the official opening of 18 new affordable housing initiatives in London and the surrounding area today. Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2016314 Views

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Open Letter – Three Leading National Mental Health Organizations Call for Targeted Mental Health Funding in the Health Accord

November 9, 2016 3 logos Ottawa, ON The Hon. Sarah Hoffman, Alberta Minister of Health The Hon. Terry Lake, British Columbia Minister of Health The Hon. Kelvin Goertzen, Manitoba Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living The Hon. Victor Boudreau, New Brunswick Minister of Health The Hon. Dr. John Haggie, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of […]

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AFN Technical Bulletin – Chronic Wasting Disease

AFN Technical Bulletin – Chronic Wasting Disease The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is providing this Bulletin to all First Nations to share some important information on an environmental health issue that is affecting, deer, elk, and in some cases, moose. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease that affects the nervous system of species […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2016326 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Welcomes New Reforms by CIHR to Strengthen Indigenous Health Research

Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Welcomes New Reforms by CIHR to Strengthen Indigenous Health Research OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2016  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, who oversees the AFN’s national health portfolio, welcomed last week’s announcement by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) on supporting ethical […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2016262 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Jane Philpott on the HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund

November 9, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – Public Health Agency of Canada Ottawa – The fight to eliminate HIV, Hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted or blood borne infections is a priority for our government. Achieving our goals requires a comprehensive approach that includes a strong focus on vulnerable populations, with investment in interventions that […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 2016168 Views

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MNC Response to CIHR Commitments

November 8, 2016 November 8, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Métis National Council welcomes the commitments made by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced by President Alain Beaudet on November 4, 2016. We acknowledge the significant role of the national Aboriginal Health Research Steering Committee comprised of veteran Indigenous health researchers and representatives from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2016193 Views

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Province Improving Access to Cancer Care in Northern Ontario

Ontario Investing in New Sudbury PET Scanner for Patients and Families November 8, 2016 Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is helping patients in northeastern Ontario get faster access to high-quality cancer care by building additional space for new diagnostic equipment in Sudbury. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care, was […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 2016174 Views

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