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AMC calls on the provincial and federal government to respond to First Nation food security crisis

Press Release Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – Grand Chief Arlen Dumas and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) call on the federal and provincial government to immediately implement the recommendations…

Minister Roberge authorizes the New Frontiers School Board to offer the Health, Assistance and Nursing program of study

Press Release QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 8, 2019 – In response to the need for bilingual nursing assistants in Indigenous communities and in the Montérégie region, Jean-François Roberge, Minister of Education…

SCO Stands with Lake St. Martin First Nation

Press Release November 7, 2019 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — In light of today’s announcement by the Government of Canada to cut off funding for emergency aid to residents…

Supporting Community Efforts in Doctor Recruitment and Retention in Lunenburg County

Press Release NOW Lunenburg County is receiving a $20,050 grant through the new Healthy Communities Stream to support community-led initiatives to attract and retain new doctors. The community group will…

Western U: Community-driven project improves patient outcomes for diabetes in Indigenous communities

November 4, 2019 A Western University based project has led to significant improvements in health outcomes for people living with diabetes in Indigenous communities across Canada. The FORGE AHEAD project…

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the…

Grand Council Treaty #3 leadership Working to Improve and Modify Drug Strategy to meet the Needs of First Nation Communities

Press Release November 6, 2019 Kenora, ON — Grand Council Treaty #3 had the opportunity to highlight the work that has been done since the launch of the Treaty #3…

Recognizing 10 Years of Wellness Courts in Nova Scotia

Press Release November 5, 2019 Nova Scotia’s longest-running wellness court in Dartmouth is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Wellness courts provide an alternative path in the justice system for people whose…

Innovative HIV Testing in Indigenous Communities Leads Way to Global Targets

Press Release OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2019  – The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) announces Indigenous leadership and supporters will celebrate Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week December 1 – 6, 2019. It…

‘I will never give up’: Grassy Narrows youth campaign for justice

Press Release NOVEMBER 04, 2019 Amnesty International campaign shines global spotlight on Indigenous youth fighting mercury crisis WINNIPEG – Indigenous youth and mercury survivors from Grassy Narrows First Nation will…

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