Métis Centre Releases New Products and Research!

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As a part of our ongoing effort to create user-friendly resources for families and communities, the Métis Centre is pleased to announce the release of new research products and health guides. Healthy Messages for Métis Women at Risk of Sexual … Continue reading

MMF Releases First-time Report on Cancer and Métis

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This summer, the Manitoba Metis Federation released a cancer study, which marks a first-time collaboration with CancerCare Manitoba toproduce Métis-specific informationon cancer. Cancer and Related Health Care Utilization in the Manitoba Metis Population will supplement existing health planning at provincial … Continue reading

Health Council of Canada: Métis Centre’s Work a Promising Practice

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In August, the Health Council of Canada released Understanding and Improving Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health in Canada. The report is the result of a multi-year project initiated in 2010 to highlight programs and initiatives with the potential to reduce … Continue reading

Elizabeth Métis Settlement and Habitat for Humanity partner to provide affordable home ownership to Métis families

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DATE January 26, 2012 LOCATION Elizabeth Métis Settlement Habitat and Elizabeth representatives will sign a first-of-its-kind agreement to provide the Habitat program to Métis families on a settlement in Alberta. ABOUT HFH EDMONTON Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity Edmonton … Continue reading

Métis Centre of NAHO and MNBC to Launch Resources for Women at Risk of Sexual Exploitation

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Vancouver (December 6, 2011) – On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the Métis Centre of the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) and Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) are co-hosting a ceremony honouring Métis women … Continue reading

New Webinar Series in the Area of Sexual Health

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As part of a collaboration agreement held with the National Aboriginal Health Organization, the Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and  Métis Program is pleased to announce a NEW WEBINAR series in the area of Sexual Health. On November 17 at … Continue reading

Métis at higher risk of stroke: study

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People of Métis origin are at 25 per cent higher risk of stroke than other Manitobans, according to a study by the Manitoba Métis Federation and the University of Manitoba. Factors such as smoking and diabetes lead to higher risk … Continue reading

Historic agreement signed to share health information on Métis Citizens

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Abbotsford, B.C. (September 24, 2011) – Health information on Métis Citizens in British Columbia will become available as a result of a historic information sharing agreement signed today between Métis Nation BC and the provincial government. The Métis Public Health … Continue reading

NAHO Acknowledges World Suicide Prevention Day – 10 September, 2011

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In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day 2011, we are releasing our new documentary “Support” which is about the amazing youth hip hop program in the Baffin Island community of Clyde River. The 15-minute video was produced through a partnership … Continue reading

Holistic Health and Traditional Knowledge

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In Canada, many First Nations, Inuit and Métis people highly value traditional knowledge that teaches alternative medicine practices, healthy eating, and traditional ways of using natural resources. The philosophical foundation of traditional knowledge revolves around a holistic model that recognizes … Continue reading

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