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Aboriginal youth suicide rises in Northern Ontario

Increasing numbers of Aboriginal youth in Northern Ontario are kill-ing themselves, and 42% of the suicides over the last 10 years have occurred in just seven communities, says  an  anthropologist  who  has reviewed statistics from the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario. In 2013, there were 31 suicides by Aboriginal people in Ontario, up […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015543 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate Affordable Housing in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, June 26, 2015 — The governments of Canada and Ontario, and the City of Ottawa, celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of 41 affordable housing rental units at Place Perrault today. The construction of this property has supported economic growth and helped create 102 jobs in Ottawa while providing more affordable housing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2015642 Views

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Aboriginal Health Researchers at Canadian Universities

Aboriginal Health Researchers at Canadian Universities is a comprehensive listing of researchers who are affiliated with a Canadian university and have a wide range of expertise related to the health of Aboriginal peoples. These researchers have undertaken some form of research related to the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit and/or Metis peoples, ranging […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2015576 Views

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Aboriginal Pavilion and Urban Poling Booth

Catch the Spirit Of PAN AM with Urban Poling! If your community plans to attend the PAN AM games, be sure to visit the Aboriginal Pavilion and Urban Poling’s booth in the Sports Zone area. Join us in our Spirited line up of activities for kids right on up to elders and learn the benefits […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2015516 Views

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Review of Core Competencies for Public Health

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is pleased to announce the release of the Review of Core Competencies for Public Health: An Aboriginal Public Health Perspective. In this report, Dr. Sarah Hunt reviews and analyzes the seven categories and appendices of the 2007 Public Health Agency of Canada’s Core Competencies for Public Health […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2015494 Views

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CMA Celebrates Leaders in Health Care

Ottawa, June 19th “This is a group of dedicated people. Their tireless work, commitment and passion have led to innovative thinking, greatly benefiting those around them,” said Dr. Chris Simpson, CMA President. “Their remarkable contributions to the health and safety of others make them true inspirations and highly deserving of these awards.” The 2015 CMA […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2015544 Views

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“A4W Live”

Together with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and Status of Women Canada, the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) launched an innovative and bold web-based mobile platform called A4W Live (a4w.ca) aimed at engaging Indigenous youth and addressing violence against Indigenous women and girls. “A4W Live is smart, engaging and relevant to Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015864 Views

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New Members Appointed to North West LHIN Board of Directors

The Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario, through Order-in-Council, has appointed three new members to the North West Local Health Integration Network’s Board of Directors. Appointed on March 18, 2015, for a three-year term, is Darryl Allan, a member of the Northwest Angle No. 37 First Nations, who was born and lives in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015741 Views

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Nation-Wide Campaign Launched Today to House 20,000 Homeless Canadians

TORONTO, June 16, 2015 – Today, 21 communities from across the country joined the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) to launch the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a powerful nationwide campaign that aims to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018. The initiative is inspired by the successful 100,000 Homes Campaign from the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2015723 Views

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Ending family violence a priority for First Nations – conference explores traditional paths to community wellness

June 10, 2015 First Nation leaders and frontline workers from across Ontario gathered at the Oneida Nation of the Thames Community Centre this week to explore paths to community wellness in response to staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women. “This event was really about finding ways to end violence in our families,” said Grand […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2015481 Views

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