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New book takes a detailed look at ‘Indian Hospitals’ – APTN

March 17, 2017 Canada had segregated healthcare for Indigenous people for decades. They were known as “Indian Hospitals” and were notorious for their abuse, neglect and, in some cases, experiments. A new investigative book tackles the subject in great detail and the revelations aren’t any more flattering. Tfennario@aptn.ca Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/03/17/new-book-takes-a-detailed-look-at-indian-hospitals/

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20179 Views

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BR Health Funding – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 14, 2017 WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he won’t be intimidated into accepting a health funding agreement with the federal government. Pallister says the fact that all other provinces have now signed on to deals is not going to convince him to bow to pressure. Andrew MacKendrick, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201722 Views

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Visionary Conversations delves deep into the topic of poverty – UM Today

March 13, 2017 — Canada is a developed country with strong social values and programs. A country known for generosity — 3rd in the world according to the 2014 World Giving Index — where neighbours willingly and eagerly help neighbours. And yet, some Canadians live in compromised conditions where heat and running water are a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201720 Views

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U of M Indigenous leadership group seeks donations for the city’s homeless – UM Today

March 9, 2017 — The University of Manitoba’s Indigenous leadership group, known as the Indigenous Circle of Empowerment (I.C.E), is raising funds and collecting donations for their 2nd Annual Bannock and Backpacks Donation Drive. I.C.E. is once again partnering with Got Bannock?, a grassroots organization that prepares and distributes meals to Winnipeggers in need. Backpacks […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 201723 Views

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Didn’t know teen was in custody, psych nurse says – Brandon Sun

The Brandon jail’s psychiatric nurse says she wasn’t alerted to the admission of a suicidal young inmate who later hanged herself in her cell. As in inquest into the girls death continued, Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services lawyer Dean Kropp questioned psychiatric nurse Jenny Steele about the “elephant in the room.” Read More: http://www.brandonsun.com/local/didnt-know-teen-was-in-custody-psych-nurse-says-415837364.html

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 201721 Views

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Conference helps dads be better dads – Winnipeg Free Press

March 3, 2017 Front-line social service workers wrapped up a sold-out parenting conference Thursday that focused on everything about being a dad. The Second Canadian National Fatherhood Conference brought together 175 clinicians, social services and front-line workers as well as non-profit agency staff from across Canada to Winnipeg Tuesday and Wednesday at Canad Inns Polo […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 201718 Views

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Habitat for Humanity Manitoba joins Pikangikum project

March 01, 2017 The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to announce confirmation of a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, to bring clean water to 10 more homes in Pikangikum, a remote fly-in community of about 3,000 people in Northwestern Ontario. In 2012, PWRDF joined a group of professionals and Pikangikum community […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 201720 Views

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Housing First tackles homelessness – Brandon Sun

Sam Tsemberis, founder of the Housing First program, speaks during a meeting at the Manitoba Métis Federation office on Tuesday. It’s a common-sense approach to end homelessness that is easy to grasp by its title: Housing First. Before a homeless individual can even consider addictions treatment, mental health intervention or reconnecting with family, safe housing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201728 Views

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Why do we allow poverty to persist in Canada? – UM Today

February 28, 2017 —  What role should corporations, individuals, governments and non-profit organizations play in reducing poverty? President and Vice-Chancellor David T. Barnard hosts the next Visionary Conversations event on Thursday, March 9, which will examine the issue of poverty. The panel will delve into several aspects, exploring the real costs of poverty, examining misconceptions and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201726 Views

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Helen Glass Research Symposium to highlight nursing research – UM Today

February 23, 2017 — From March 13 to 15 the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will host the inaugural Helen Glass Research Symposium, a multi-day event that gives faculty, staff and students an opportunity to hear new perspectives from innovative researchers working on the frontlines of nursing. Previously called the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201731 Views

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