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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of January 18 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of

Confirmed cases posted on this page reflect only the COVID-19 testing results reported to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). Because of home testing and individuals choosing not to get tested, these numbers are an underestimation of all positive COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities. On First Nations reserves, as of January 18 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20228 Views

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MNO citizen appointed to National Council for Reconciliation Board

OTTAWA (January 19, 2022) — The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is proud to announce that Mitch Case, Region 4 Regional Councillor, has been appointed by the Government of Canada to serve on the Transitional Committee of the National Council for Reconciliation. The Transitional Committee will help develop the legislation that will guide the future […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20229 Views

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Ontario-Municipal Summit Seeks Solutions to Build More Homes

January 19, 2022 Province announces more than $45 million to help streamline development approvals and increase housing supply TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford and Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, met with big city mayors and regional chairs to discuss the housing crisis and coordinate efforts to increase the supply of homes […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202227 Views

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Alamos Gold Reports Fourth Quarter 2021 Production and Provides Three-Year Production and Operating Guidance

High-return organic growth to drive production higher at significantly lower costs over the next three years TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2022  — Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI; NYSE:AGI) (“Alamos” or the “Company”) today reported fourth quarter and annual 2021 production. The Company also provided three-year production and operating guidance. 2022-2024 Production and AISC Guidance 2022-2024 Capital Guidance […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202226 Views

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Native Filmmakers Lab in partnership with Sundance Institute

The Indigenous Screen Office is excited to again be partnering with the Sundance Institute Indigenous Program for their Native Lab. The Indigenous Program has built and sustained an Indigenous film circle, which now spans over three generations. The cycle of work begins by scouting for and identifying Indigenous artists, bringing them through the mechanisms of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20226 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Health on Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

From: Public Health Agency of Canada January 19, 2022 OTTAWA, ON – Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are having a substantial and growing impact in Canada and around the world. The World Health Organization estimates the number of people living with dementia worldwide will increase from 55 million to 78 million by the end of this […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20225 Views

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NOSM researchers study Indigenous vaccine confidence in Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) researchers are partnering with Indigenous communities and organizations to strengthen vaccine confidence among Indigenous youth. Drs. Marion Maar, Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology and Maurianne Reade, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences Division and a rural generalist family physician on Manitoulin, are principal research investigators for the project, Co-Creating Vaccine Confidence: An Anishinabe […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20226 Views

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Windsor Law names Beverly Jacobs as senior advisor on Indigenous relations and outreach – Law Times

19 Jan 2022 Pursuant to its obligation to end violence and abuse against Indigenous people, the University of Windsor has named Beverly Jacobs as senior advisor to the president on Indigenous relations and outreach for a two-year term. Effective January 17, Jacobs transitioned into the new role from a previous job as Windsor Law’s associate […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20226 Views

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City of Waterloo: Meet the city’s new Indigenous Initiatives, Anti-Racism, Accessibility and Equity team

The City of Waterloo has completed the hiring of its new Indigenous Initiatives, Anti-Racism, Accessibility and Equity team and is pleased to welcome these talented and well-experienced individuals. The new additions are (listed alphabetically): Niran Akintunde (he/him), Anti-Racism & Social Justice Advocate; Brian Hill (he/him), Indigenous Initiatives Advocate; and Amy Ross (she/her), Accessibility Advocate. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20226 Views

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Burlington City Council approves Sweetgrass Park as the new name for Ryerson Park

January 18, 2022 Burlington City Council has approved the name of Sweetgrass Park to rename Ryerson Park (565 Woodview Rd.) at the Jan. 18, 2022 Council meeting. Sweetgrass is one of the sacred medicines to many First Nations. It is used as a purification medicine in ceremony to purify ourselves and to heal. Residents were […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20227 Views

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