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Province to Invest $750,000 to Address Homelessness, Poverty-Reduction Initiatives through End Homelessness Winnipeg

December 5, 2019 The Manitoba government is committing $750,000 over three years to support the ongoing work of End Homelessness Winnipeg, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “End Homelessness Winnipeg has become one of the city’s most important leaders for co-ordinating homelessness funds and initiatives in Winnipeg,” said Stefanson.  “This funding will allow them to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201911 Views

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Northern runners travel to British Virgin Islands as part of the Healthy Horizons Marathon Team

Winnipeg, MB, December 2, 2019 – This past Saturday, November 30th, 53 runners from communities such as Salluit, QC; Kuujjuaq, QC; Sandy Lake, ON; Pikangikum, ON; and Inuvik, NT challenged themselves with the British Virgin Islands Sunrise Half Marathon in support of the Healthy Horizons Foundation. The destination marathon event is a fundraising initiative and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201915 Views

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Province Invests Big Money for Students’ Mental Health & Addictions – PortageOnline.com

02 December 2019 A major funding announcement took place today (Monday) at Portage Collegiate Institute to enhance student access to some much-needed supports in schools. Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen gives an outline. “We’re here with some very good news for the community. Our government is announcing $4.4 million in new funding for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201914 Views

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Manitoba First Nation seeking class action over long-term boil water advisories – National Post

WINNIPEG — A chief of a Manitoba First Nation is proposing a class-action lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of her community and other reserves that have experienced long-term boil water advisories. Tataskweyak Cree Nation Chief Doreen Spence said in a statement of claim filed last month that people are unable to practise their […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201913 Views

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Province Invests $4.4 Million to Enhance Access to Mental Health and Addictions Supports in Schools

Since October 2019, 14 initiatives totalling at least $25 million have been announced to support stronger mental health and addictions services in Manitoba including these previously announced initiatives: Expanding the distribution of Thrival Kits ($1.5 million). The kits incorporate evidence-based mental health practices such as mindfulness meditation, personal reflection, stress reduction and coping strategies, as […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201919 Views

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Indigenous communities across Canada taking part in free blood testing for HIV – CTV News

December 2, 2019 WINNIPEG — Across Canada Indigenous communities are taking part in free blood testing for HIV and Hepatitis C, as AIDS Awareness Week launches kicks off. More than seven cities across the country are taking part in the 21st Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week. In Winnipeg, people are invited to a free, dried blood […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201913 Views

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Made-in-Manitoba Plan Will Provide Better Health Care Closer to Home

November 29, 2019 $250-Million Investment to Address Challenges, Improve Services Across Manitoba: Friesen Manitoba will move forward with a comprehensive plan to enhance the availability, quality and reliability of care for patients at home and in the community, including rural and northern residents, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. Manitoba’s Clinical […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201916 Views

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Award for research support in Indigenous health recognizes “unsung heroes” – UM Today

Applications are now open for the Dawn Stewart Award November 26, 2019 — Ongomiizwin – Research Services is now accepting applications for the Dawn Stewart Award for Research Support in Indigenous Health. This award is named for Dawn Stewart who worked for over 30 years at the University of Manitoba, in varying capacities, in Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201915 Views

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30 Years Late: Ending Poverty for the Next Generation

WINNIPEG AND TORONTO – On the eve of a new parliament being sworn in, the new and returning cohort of federally-elected politicians have the opportunity to make history by recommitting to the elimination of child and family poverty. November 24, 2019 marks 30 years since the signing of the all-party resolution in the House of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201917 Views

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MB Government: Province Issuing Request for Supportive Recovery Housing Proposals

November 25, 2019 One Hundred New Beds Will Help Manitobans in Recovery, Reduce Likelihood of Relapse: Friesen The Manitoba government will issue a request for proposals (RFP) to add 100 supportive recovery beds to the health-care system as part of its continuing efforts to strengthen mental health and addictions services, Health, Seniors and Active Living […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201915 Views

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