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Province Extends Public Health Information Management System to Manitoba First Nations

April 19, 2018 A new information sharing agreement will enable 63 First Nations across the province to access Manitoba’s public health information management system, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Co-ordinating care is a key element to providing health care in an efficient, effective manner,” said Goertzen.  “This tool will allow […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201817 Views

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CMHA Opioid Policy: Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter.

Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter. The Canadian Mental Health Association calls for care not corrections to relieve opioid crisis TORONTO (ONTARIO) April 17, 2018 – According to a new national policy paper released today by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), decriminalization is key to solving the opioid […]

by pmnationtalk on April 17, 201831 Views

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Bear Witness Day – 10 May 2018

10 May 2018 Jordan’s Principle ( aims to make sure First Nations children can access all public services in a way that is reflective of their distinct cultural needs, takes full account of the historical disadvantage linked to colonization, and without experiencing any service denials, delays or disruptions related to their First Nations status. It […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201819 Views

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Manitoba Performing Well in Radiation Therapy, CT Scan Waits; Commits to Improving Performance in Hip, Knee Replacement and Cataract Surgeries

April 12, 2018 Province will Follow Wait Times Reduction Task Force Recommendations: Goertzen The Manitoba government will continue to support innovation in priority surgeries such as cataract removal and hip and knee replacements while responding to the recommendations contained in the Wait Times Reduction Task Force Report including increasing the number of surgeries performed, Health, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201818 Views

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Marchers walking to raise awareness about meth crisis – CTV News Winnipeg

A group of marchers arrived at the Manitoba Legislative Building on Tuesday after travelling hundreds of kilometres by foot to raise awareness about the meth crisis in Northern Manitoba. The walk began in St. Theresa Point First Nation and grew in numbers as the group got closer to Winnipeg. Maureen Wood, who led the march, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201820 Views

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Indigenous graduate programs release new book on indigenous resurgence in “everyday” settings

The Indigenous Governance (IGOV) Program at the University of Victoria and the Indigenous Politics Program (UHIP) at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, to donate all book proceeds to Intercontinental Cry. WINNIPEG, April 9, 2018  – Two widely respected Indigenous graduate programs are celebrating the release of Everyday Acts of Resurgence: People, Places, Practices. More than two […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201823 Views

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Wanted: Caregiver to join cycling adventure to tackle Parkinson’s symptoms – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 6, 2018 By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ A Winnipeg couple planning the trip of a lifetime realized they would need some help along the way, so they put up an online advertisement looking for a very specific person _ a qualified caregiver with a serious love for cycling. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 201818 Views

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MFNERC: Introducing a First-of-its-Kind Partnership

First Nations schools in Manitoba face a shortage of child psychologists. There is an ever growing need for increased capacities and improved services in this area. Now, MFNERC and the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary are seeking to fulfill this need. Fourteen First Nations students from Manitoba will soon begin a three-year Master of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201820 Views

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March 2018 continues progress on lifting long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

April 4, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada The federal government remains steadfast in its commitment to ending all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Investments in water and wastewater infrastructure are working to eliminate long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve and to prevent short-term advisories […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 201823 Views

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Year-round garden provides free fresh vegetables to hundreds on Manitoba’s Opaskwayak Cree Nation – CBC

2016 pilot project now permanent, feeds 125 families with produce Apr 03, 2018 Stephanie Cook didn’t know what kohlrabi was and had never eaten a brussels sprout three years ago, but now she not only eats them — she grows them for hundreds of people in her northern Manitoba community. “I knew what romaine lettuce […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201826 Views

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