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Akeeagok calls meeting with PM crucial for future of health care – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 1, 2023 Premiers to meet with Prime Minister Trudeau to discuss health transfer deal; Nunavut premier says he is optimistic The meeting between Canada’s premiers and Prime Minister Justin…

Anishinabek Nation health conference brings health professionals together once again – Anishinabek News

February 1, 2023 SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT. – The Anishinabek Nation’s 8th Annual Health Conference took place Jan. 16-19 at the Quattro Hotel & Convention Centre in Sault Ste. Marie,…

Self-defence program aims to build confidence in Indigenous women – CBC

Feb 01, 2023 ‘It is very important for us to protect ourselves in a good way’ A free program at the University of Winnipeg is offering self-defence classes to Indigenous…

Healing lodges, designed for Indigenous inmates, are failing the people they’re meant to rehabilitate, say prison reform advocates – National Observer

February 1st 2023 Have healing lodges lost their way as a medicine to Indigenous over-incarceration? It’s a question the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP), which represents urban and non-status Indigenous…

First Nations women overrepresented among B.C. toxic drug deaths: doctor – Abbotsford News

Jan. 31, 2023 Illicit drugs are killing First Nations people at 5 times the rate of B.C.’s general population Indigenous people, especially women, are dying from toxic drugs at disproportionately…

UBCIC Calls for Holistic, System-Wide Supports from Canada and BC as Decriminalization Begins

Press Release January 31, 2023 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – January 31, 2023) In response to the unprecedented, escalating overdose and drug toxicity crisis, British…

AMC FNHSSM Cautiously Optimistic of Apology for Racism in Medical Practice

Press Release Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – On the first day of the Special Chiefs Assembly on Health Legislation hosted by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) in partnership with…

System failure: Women’s heart and brain health are at risk

Press Release Feb 01, 2023 Heart & Stroke report reveals significant inequities persist Gaps in awareness, research, diagnosis and care threaten women’s heart and brain health according to a new…

Statement and Apology on Truth and Reconciliation and Indigenous-Specific Racism In Medical Practice

Press Release January 31, 2023 This apology was delivered in person at the Special Chiefs Assembly on Health Legislation hosted by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on Treaty One Territory…

AMC Special Chief’s Assembly Holds Honouring and Headdress Ceremony for Women in Leadership in Historical Special Assembly

Press Release January 31st, 2023 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) held an honouring ceremony during today’s Special Chiefs Assembly for First Nations health experts who…

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