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NACCHO 2015 budget update : Aboriginal groups question budget strategy

“Priorities identified in the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) guidelines were too limited to address disadvantage in a holistic way.  Additionally, the delivery of the IAS is devoid of decision-making procedures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and appropriate definition for community wellbeing.The current policy of overcoming disadvantage is limited in its application and does not take account of significant disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, e.g. 1,159 more words

Aboriginal Health

“We need to go to the bankers, the union halls, to the schools and workplaces and talk about population health. When people start to understand that everyone is in the health profession, we will make progress.”

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We Need to Address Environmental Racism In Nova Scotia

Ingrid Waldron calls for public support of Nova Scotia Bill 111: An Act to Address Environmental Racism. 762 more words

Law & Policy

Changing the Face of Boys and Men’s Mental Health in First Nations Communities

By Dr. Julie George, a member of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation (KSPFN), Project Scientist in CAMH’s Social and Epidemiological Research Department and the Mental Health, Addiction and Violence Support Program Manager at the Health Services Department in her home community. 860 more words


Auditor general finds major problems in First Nations health care - Politics - CBC News

People living in remote First Nations communities in Manitoba and Ontario aren’t guaranteed to have access to clinical and client care services or medical transportation benefits, Auditor General Michael Ferguson said in his report Tuesday.

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General Health

First Nations hope for concrete steps from AG's health care report

Northern First Nations chiefs are anxiously awaiting the Auditor General’s report on access to health care in their remote communities.

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says the report, to be tabled Tuesday, will highlight what his people have been saying for years. 546 more words