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‘There’s too many secrets’: Sagkeeng resident calls for health centre audit to be made public – Global News

June 19, 2019 Members of a Manitoba First Nation are demanding an internal audit done on the community’s health centre be made public. Employees at the Sagkeeng Health Centre received more than $1.3 million in questionable payouts – including thousands in cash advances and extensive entertainment costs – over the course of 18 months, according […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201919 Views

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First Nations woman needs out of country surgery but Manitoba government says it won’t pay – APTN News

June 18, 2019 Every night Niki Dumas feeds herself through a tube. The 30-year-old can no longer stomach solid food. For the past four months Dumas has been relying on a daily tube feed to receive the nutrients she needs to live. Dumas lives with a rare abnormality called intestinal malrotation, which is a condition […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201913 Views

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MKO Working in Partnership with Vale to Ensure the Safety of Northern Manitoba Citizens

Jun 18, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is working with Vale to ensure the safety of citizens living in Thompson. Media reports are sharing that one of six active mines run by Vale in the Thompson has a “very high” hazard rating. A collapse of the dam would […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201915 Views

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UWinnipeg gets major investment in research excellence

The University of Winnipeg is now home to eight Canada Research Chairs, following an announcement today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport. The federal government is making an investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence. Canada Research […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201913 Views

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It’s ‘a community matter’: Feds abdicate responsibility for questionable health care spending to Sagkeeng council – Global News

June 13, 2019 Federal officials say it’s up to a Manitoba First Nation to decide what to do about health care money funding questionable purchases, despite the fact the funding comes from Canadian taxpayers. An internal audit into the a Sagkeeng health centre showed more than $1.3 million was spent on things like travel allowances, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201918 Views

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MB Government: Addictions Services Expanded for Youth Seeking Substance Use Services

June 11, 2019 Counsellors to be Embedded in Nine Agencies Across Winnipeg: Friesen Addictions services are being expanded to improve its reach in communities for youth seeking substance use services by embedding counsellors within agencies throughout Winnipeg, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “The VIRGO report on mental health and addictions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201924 Views

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Province Announces New Investments to Improve Access to Mental Health, Addictions Treatment for Manitobans

June 10, 2019 Hours to be Extended at RAAM clinics, Treatment Beds Being Added, Expanded Mental Health Programming to be Offered: Friesen The Manitoba government is investing more than $2.7 million per year to enhance services at Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinics, add 16 new women’s treatment beds and expand programming offered by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201924 Views

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Manitoba’s First Social Impact Bond Successfully Secures Investment

June 10, 2019 Doula Project for At-Risk Indigenous Mothers Ready to Launch in Fall 2019 Manitoba’s first social impact bond (SIB) will launch this fall, Families Minister Heather Stefanson and Tara Petti, chief executive officer, Southern First Nations Network of Care (SFNNC), announced today.  SFNNC has successfully raised the more than $2.6 million required from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201923 Views

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Red Sucker Lake celebrates grand opening of modern nursing station

From: Indigenous Services Canada June 6, 2019 — Red Sucker Lake First Nation, Treaty 5 Territory, Manitoba — Indigenous Services Canada Modern health facilities with updated equipment are essential for providing effective, sustainable and culturally appropriate health programs and services in First Nation communities. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, offered his […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201935 Views

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Governments Invest in Child Care for Families Seeking Counselling, Training and Other Community-Based Supports

June 5, 2019 The Canada and Manitoba governments have provided grant funding to enhance the quality of child care services provided when families access programs across the province, Federal Families, Children and Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos and Manitoba Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “Vulnerable families often face barriers to accessing high quality child […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201933 Views

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