First Nations

Health : Media statement – Wellness of the First Nations – a priority

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Wendake, QC, Jan. 31, 2012 – One year after the summit meeting on the dependence of the First Nations entitled “Mobilizing for Real Change”, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Québec and Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, will … Continue reading

Health : Provincial Conference Targets Mental Health

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First Nations Health Council Mental health care representatives from around the province met in Vancouver January 16-17 connecting and co-ordinating with the goal of better addressing current mental health and wellness issues. The Community Action Initiative (CAI) ‘Knowledge Exchange: Building … Continue reading

Education : First Nations Development Institute Awarded $2.88 Million To Improve Food Systems In Native American Communities

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Jan 30, 2012 For Immediate Release Longmont, Colo. (Jan. 25, 2012) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has been awarded $2.88 million over the next three years by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Mich., to increase positive … Continue reading

Career Opportunities: Business Development Officer

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Business Development Officer: Full Time Job Posting – Business Development Officer – Waubetek Business Development Corporation The Waubetek Business Development Corporation is currently seeking a highly motivated individual with a solid background in business development and experience in working with … Continue reading

First Nations need millions to tackle drug addiction Matawa First Nations drug strategy empasizes prevention and ongoing community support

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Matawa First Nations leaders are proposing a $34 million strategy to halt prescription drug abuse — a strategy that would fund addiction and mental health workers in nine communities. And perhaps, most importantly, the plan would include ongoing care. Read … Continue reading

First Nation declares state of emergency over drug use

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on Thompson, QMI Agency First posted: Thursday, January 26, 2012 02:54 PM EST | Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012 03:00 PM EST KENORA, Ont. — Cat Lake First Nation in northern Ontario has declared a state of emergency, estimating seven … Continue reading

Health : New project will link medical records to a secure central system that will improve efficiency and quality of health care for residents of nine First Nations

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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, Canada Health Infoway, Cowichan Tribes of B.C., Health Canada (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch – Manitoba Region), Manitoba e-Health and Saint Elizabeth Health Care collaborate to benefit Manitoba First Nations January 26, 2012 (Winnipeg, MB) … Continue reading

First Nations Health Society – ‘Safer Nations – Injury Prevention’ 2012 Video Contest!

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January 24th, 2012 The First Nations Health Society is very excited to announce their new video contest for 2012 entitled “Safer Nations – Injury Prevention”. Building on the success of last year’s “Active Spirit, Active History” video contest, the FNHS … Continue reading

First Nations Environment Health Innovation Network E-News

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The November edition of the FNEHIN E-news is out. In it you will find items on research funding opportunities, as well as useful information on environmental issues of concern to First Nations people. Continue reading

Role Models attend the Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards

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The Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards which were held in Winnipeg on November 24th.  National Aboriginal Role Model Christie Lavallée received the Award for “Personal Achievement Junior”.                           … Continue reading

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