When I first started tea&bannock, I knew I wanted some East Coast representation happening. My only problem was getting the word out and finding someone who wanted to participate, on some level, with us. 1,873 more words
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Each Friday I feature a Creative Artist on Friday’s Creator Corner. Creativity is the art of making something out of nothing. I leave the post up for a week, then replace it with another post. 48 more words
A first-of-its kind gathering, bringing together First Nations leaders and provincial officials, is taking place in Truro, N.S. this week.
The two-day conference is focused on the Nova Scotia Sexual Violence Strategy and allows participants to gather ideas on how to respond to and prevent sexualized violence in their communities. 539 more words
The Canadian Diabetes Association is hoping World Health Day will shine a light on a disease they say has reached “epidemic proportions.”
Not only does Atlantic Canada have among the highest rates of diabetes in the country, but statistics show aboriginal communities are disproportionately affected. 573 more words
New data being compiled in Nova Scotia shows the rates for some chronic illnesses and disease are much higher in Mi’kmaq people than in the general population of the province. 451 more words