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DLSPH Open: Vaccination Efforts at the Community-​Level

May 10/2021 Dear faculty members, staff and students, With vaccination efforts picking up steam in Canada, I’d like to call your attention to the work of several DLSPH professors whose work embodies our School’s evolving understanding of both equity and precision in public health delivery. These are the culturally specific COVID vaccination clinics – vaccinations […]

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Joint statement on the 5th anniversary of Canada’s full support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

From: Department of Justice Canada May 10, 2021 – Ottawa – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, today issued the following statement: “Five years ago, on May 10, 2016, the Government of Canada changed its position […]

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CHRA Welcomes New Board President and Salutes Past President

May 10, 2021 During the Annual General Meeting on May 10, it was announced that Tim Crooks, CEO of Phoenix Youth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will take on the role as the new CHRA Board President. Tim’s term as President will take place over two years. As well, the CHRA membership also expressed its gratitude to […]

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Recipients of the 2020 FNIGC National Student Bursary Program Announced

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of the 10th annual National Student Bursary program. This year’s recipients are: Chantai Minet, Mitchell Maracle, Destiny Bird, and Kate Dunn. Each recipient receives $2,500 and free registration to the FNIGC’s The Fundamentals of OCAP® online course. Established in […]

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Indigenous Services Canada announces 2021 recipients of the Awards of Excellence in Nursing

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 10, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada In a year filled with unknowns, nurses have been one of the few consistencies across the country; stepping up and showing up to support an often-overwhelmed health care system. In many First Nations and Inuit communities, nurses […]

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10th Annual Northern Constellations focuses on physician wellness and recognizes outstanding NOSM faculty

Faculty at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) came together to share, network and celebrate its pan-Northern community at Northern Constellations. This was the School’s 10thannual Northern Constellations faculty development conference held Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, 2021. With close to 1,800 faculty distributed across 800,000 km2 in more than 90 communities, […]

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Canada and Ontario invest $11.2M in municipal infrastructure to respond to the impacts of COVID-19 in the City of Ottawa

From: Infrastructure Canada Ottawa, Ontario, May 10, 2021—The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $11.2 million to improve municipal and community infrastructure in the City of Ottawa. Details were provided by the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Communities and Infrastructure; the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; and His Worship Jim […]

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OFIFC welcomes new Executive Director

May 10, 2021 — The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is pleased to announce that, starting today, Gertie Mai Muise is the new, incoming Executive Director. Ms. Muise is Mi’kmaq from St. George’s Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. She has significant previous experience working with the OFIFC in a variety of roles. Throughout her […]

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Ontario Continues to Expand Booking Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccines to More Ontarians

May 10, 2021 TORONTO — A stable and reliable increase in vaccine supply to Ontario is enabling the government to further expand eligibility to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment throughout the week of May 10, 2021. As of Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals with at-risk health conditions such as dementia, diabetes and […]

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Canada promotes Arctic science collaboration and Indigenous research priorities at meeting of international science Ministers

From: Polar Knowledge Canada Ottawa, Ontario, May 10, 2021 — The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, led the Canadian delegation to the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial held in Tokyo, Japan—and virtually—on May 8-9, 2021. The ministerial, co-hosted by Iceland and Japan, is the third in a series of biennial meetings of science ministers […]

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