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300 with health problems to leave Manitoba First Nation due to forest fire – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 RED SUCKER LAKE, Man. _ The Canadian Red Cross says at least 300 with health problems are leaving their homes due to a forest fire near their Manitoba community. The blaze was burning Thursday near Red Sucker Lake First Nation. The Red Cross says those with health issues that could […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20179 Views

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NDP Candidate Bernadette Smith Condemns Pallister’s Funding Cuts to North End Organizations

WINNIPEG – Bernadette Smith, the NDP candidate for Point Douglas, strongly condemns the Pallister government’s decision to cut funding for North End non-profit organizations, including the North Point Douglas Women’s Centre and North End Women’s Centre. “Cutting funding for organizations that provide critical front-line services to the most vulnerable is shameful,” said Smith. “Instead of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201716 Views

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Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 24, 2017 (Dalhousie-Homicide) A Halifax police detective says he examined a bloodied tarp and duffel bag found on a farm belonging to William Sandeson’s family. Detective-Constable James Wasson testified yesterday about the items seized from a farm near Truro. He is accused of killing 22-year-old Taylor Samson in August […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201712 Views

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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program with support from Bell Let’s Talk and Unifor

WINNIPEG, May 23, 2017 – Bell Let’s Talk and Unifor are pleased to announce a donation totalling $200,000 to Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre (Ma Mawi) and CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg to support the launch of the Strengthening Wellness Education to Love Life (SWELL) program. “The mental health needs of the Indigenous community are […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201716 Views

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BR First Nations Stop Drugs – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 17, 2017 Bans and banishment are being used by two First Nations on the Prairies to curb drug use among youth in their communities and cut the risk of fentanyl overdoses. The band council of the Sandy Bay First Nation, about 130 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, passed a motion […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201714 Views

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Manitoba looks at protections for medical workers in assisted dying cases – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2017 23:23 WINNIPEG _ The Manitoba government is proposing legislation to ensure doctors and nurses aren’t punished if they choose not to participate in an assisted dying case because of their personal convictions. Bill 34 would prohibit disciplinary or employment sanctions against someone for refusing to help someone die. A regulatory body […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 20178 Views

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May 12 – Canadian Federation of Medical Students – Spring General Meeting (2017) – Dr. Granger Avery

Hello everyone and thank you for the opportunity to join you at your Spring General Meeting. As the president of the Canadian Medical Association, it’s been a pleasure representing more than 85,000 of our physician and physician-in-training members — and an extra honour to be serving in 2017, the 150th year of our association. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201712 Views

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Bear Witness Day brings awareness to Jordan’s Principle – CBC

Society urges Canadians to snap photos of teddy bears and post them to social media May 10, 2017 Spirit Bear is not a household name, but he has become the symbol of Jordan’s Principle, a child’s-first principle meant to ensure that First Nation children receive the health care they need without delays. He is a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201711 Views

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New centre bringing First Nation traditions to healing in Manitoba – CBC

Giigewigamig Traditional Healing Centre to serve 4 First Nation communities May 08, 2017 A new traditional healing centre has opened up in Pine Falls to serve four First Nation communities in Manitoba. Eleven years after a vision of a healing lodge was received through a First Nation ceremony, the Giigewigamig Traditional Healing Centre had its […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201716 Views

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Opening a dialogue on indigenous health care – Winnipeg Free Press

Nurses need to hear “the indigenous voice,” University of Manitoba nursing students were told Monday. British Columbia nursing professor Lisa Bourque Bearskin, who teaches at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, said nurses need to acknowledge indigenous patients may have a different perspective on hospitals and the care they receive. She delivered the Margaret Elder Hart […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201714 Views

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