Suicide

‘The lives he’s touched’: Legal Aid lays off long-time youth advocate

'The lives he's touched': Legal Aid lays off long-time youth advocate

Click here to view original web page at ‘The lives he’s touched’: Legal Aid lays off long-time youth advocate Mark Cherrington often tweeted about the single mothers he helped. (Mark Cherrington/Twitter) Last week Mark Cherrington volunteered in mental health court, drove a young mom to a treatment centre and rescued …

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Inuk student biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide crisis among Inuit youth

Inuk student biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide crisis among Inuit youth

Click here to view original web page at Inuk student biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide crisis among Inuit youth Hannah Tooktoo, 24, leaves from Victoria Sunday on an eight-week cross-Canada bicycling trip. (Hannah Tooktoo) After a wave of youth suicides in Nunavik last fall, Inuk student Hannah …

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Resolution Health Support Worker

Click here to view original web page at Resolution Health Support Worker Application Information Employer Name: Metis Heritage Corp Employer Address: PO BOX 2818 MELFORT,SK CANADA S0E1A0 Contact Name: Joanne Yakowec Description To provide emotional support, information, referrals, and advocacy to assist former students of the Indian Residential School System …

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New First Nations child welfare agency looks back on one year of work

New First Nations child welfare agency looks back on one year of work

Click here to view original web page at New First Nations child welfare agency looks back on one year of work A new First Nations child welfare agency released its first annual report Tuesday, outlining the work it’s done to protect children in seven communities and what more has to …

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Laval prof who wrote MMIW inquiry’s legal analysis defends use of ‘genocide’ in report

Laval prof who wrote MMIW inquiry's legal analysis defends use of 'genocide' in report

Click here to view original web page at Laval prof who wrote MMIW inquiry’s legal analysis defends use of ‘genocide’ in report Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is presented with the final report during the closing ceremony of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Gatineau, …

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BC Government: Police de facto part of mental health system: death review panel

Click here to view original web page at BC Government: Police de facto part of mental health system: death review panel Press Release VICTORIA – A death review panel examining the deaths of people who died during or within 24 hours following contact with police in B.C. says police are …

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The Grizzlies

The Grizzlies

Click here to view original web page at The Grizzlies A young Russ Sheppard, second from left, with The Grizzlies. Esterhazy’s Russ Sheppard talks about the movie, and how lives were changed On April 19, Mongrel Media released the film “The Grizzlies” in Canadian theatres. The film, directed by Miranda …

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From genocide to human trafficking: Key takeaways from the MMIWG inquiry

From genocide to human trafficking: Key takeaways from the MMIWG inquiry

Click here to view original web page at From genocide to human trafficking: Key takeaways from the MMIWG inquiry After three years, thousands of testimonies and countless delays, the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) was released Monday. The report, launched …

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Grassroots initiatives key to revitalizing Indigenous languages

Grassroots initiatives key to revitalizing Indigenous languages

Click here to view original web page at Grassroots initiatives key to revitalizing Indigenous languages With the United Nations (UN) declaring 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages, initiatives around the world are taking place in order to restore and revitalize native languages and raise awareness of the endangerment of Indigenous …

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Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection 2019 cheat sheet: A last-minute voter’s guide

Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection 2019 cheat sheet: A last-minute voter’s guide

Click here to view original web page at Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection 2019 cheat sheet: A last-minute voter’s guide It is rare to have a byelection so close to a general election. That is why the Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection on Monday, May 6, is shaping up to be a litmus test for four …

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