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