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Indigenous Services Canada flowing $125M in COVID-19 public health funding directly to First Nations Communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada January 20, 2022 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada As the Omicron variant continues to be identified in communities across the country, Indigenous Services Canada and all partners are working to ensure that appropriate public health measures are in place to prevent and respond to COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20223 Views

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Government of Canada renews one of Lakehead University’s Canada Research Chairs

The Government of Canada recently announced a new investment of more than $151 million to support 188 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, including the renewal of Lakehead University’s Dr. Charles Levkoe, Tier II Canada Research Chair in Equitable and Sustainable Food Systems. Dr. Levkoe is an associate professor in Health Sciences. His research investigates ways that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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ONWA Postpones 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference to June 2022

ONWA Postpones 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference to June 2022 Toronto, ON – Following increased concern about the recent COVID-19 Omicron variant, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is postponing this years’ 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference scheduled for February 14-16, 2022, in Toronto, ON at the Marriott Eaton Center. The Conference will […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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TBDHU receives funding boost for the HOME Program in Thunder Bay

January 19, 2022 – Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is pleased to announce the receipt of $1,158,677 over 3 years from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to implement the Healthy Kids Health on the Move for Equity (HOME) Program in Thunder Bay. This initiative supports the delivery of health and community services […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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All MNO Citizens online Town Hall – January 17, 2022

Monday January 17, 2022 7-9 PM EST All Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens were invited to an online Town Hall on Monday January 17, 2022. Hosted by MNO President Margaret Froh, the Town Hall included information and updates on MNO matters and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Straight from the front lines of battling the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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Fifteen New Positive Covid-19 and Sixteen Resolved Cases Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

We can confirm there are fifteen new COVID-19 cases and sixteen resolved cases in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation, Kashechewan First Nation, Moose Cree First Nation and the Town of Moosonee to confirm these new cases are located in Attawapiskat Ontario (5) Kashechewan, Ontario (1), Moose Factory, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Hajdu and Indigenous Services Canada officials to provide an update on COVID-19 in Indigenous communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada Media advisory Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, and Patrick Boucher, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, will hold a news conference to provide an update on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20227 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 20, 2022

Employment Insurance, November 2021 Approximately 692,000 Canadians received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in November, down by 50,000 (-6.7%) from October. Continue reading Canadian Wastewater Survey, April 1 to November 30, 2021 With the emergence of the Omicron variant, Canada finds itself in another COVID-19 surge, and most provinces and territories are reporting infections in […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation provide an update on the transmission of Residential School documents

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Media advisory Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, and Stephanie Scott, Executive Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, will participate in a press conference and sign the Memorandum of Agreement that outlines how and when Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20227 Views

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From Managing Poverty to Prosperity: Indigenous Peoples are Ready

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, January 20, 2022 FROM MANAGING POVERTY TO PROSPERITY: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ARE READY Throughout history, Indigenous peoples have been excluded from participating in the socio-economic fabric of Canada, and because of this, we have managed poverty and not prosperity. Indigenous communities have capable professionals leading the way into a future, and our […]

by pmnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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