Monthly Archives: November 2011

NAHO Speakers Series: Social Media Workshop

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Mark Buell, Communications Manager, Canadian Internet Registration Authority Twitter@mebuell     Trevor Eggleton, A/ Communications Director, National Aboriginal Health Organization Twitter@trevoreggleton     Date: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Time: 9 am – 12 pm Place: NAHO’s 14th floor boardroom, 220 … Continue reading

Employment Opportunity: Social Worker: Mood and Anxiety Program, Mood & Anxiety Outpatient Services

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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s leading Addiction and Mental Health teaching hospital. CAMH succeeds in transforming the lives of people affected by addiction and mental illness, by applying the latest in scientific advances, through integrated … Continue reading

Employment Opportunity: Registered Nurses, Schizophrenia Program

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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s leading Addiction and Mental Health teaching hospital. CAMH succeeds in transforming the lives of people affected by addiction and mental illness, by applying the latest in scientific advances,through integrated and … Continue reading

Groundbreaking agreement forms First Nations Health Authority

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British Columbia First Nations and the provincial government have reached an agreement for a new governance structure for a landmark First Nation Health Authority, the first of its kind in Canada. Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, B.C. Health Minister Mike … Continue reading

First Nations housing in dire need of overhaul

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More than 40 per cent of homes on reserves need major repairs, compared with seven per cent outside reserves. A recent federal evaluation of First Nations housing concluded that the housing shortage on reserves is severe and only getting worse. According … Continue reading

Classes begin at Inuit cultural school

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Classes have finally begun at the new Inuit cultural school in Clyde River, Nunavut, with 25 students enrolled for the fall term. The $32 million Piqqusilirivvik facility is meant to teach Inuit traditional knowledge to Nunavut land claim beneficiaries. All … Continue reading

Boosting Inuit education: ITK’s plan for the next 40 years

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“The reality is that three-quarters of our children are not graduating from high school… and many of those who do, realize their skills do not compare with non-Inuit counterparts,” said ITK president Mary Simon at the report’s Ottawa launch. “It … Continue reading

First-nations youth inhabit two different spheres

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Children who live on native reserves often have their feet in two worlds when it comes to education and many are unprepared to sacrifice one for the other. That’s one of the messages that has been delivered repeatedly to a … Continue reading

Career Opportunity: Residential Worker Mamisarvik Healing Centre & the Transition House

// // Posted in Careers, Inuit, NAHO Bulletin Board

Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) is seeking a responsible and energetic person to provide residential support and program services to clients at the Mamisarvik Healing Centre and the Transition House. The Mamisarvik Healing Centre offers an eight-week addiction and trauma treatment program … Continue reading

Health Policy Analyst

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The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) is seeking a fulltime Health Policy Analyst. Key Duties and Responsibilities Provide health related policy development support to the BCAAFC and its member Friendship Centres; Draft briefing notes, discussion papers, and proposals … Continue reading

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