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Boil water advisory for Sanikiluaq

Press Release August 22, 2016 Sanikiluaq, NU E. Coli bacteria has been detected in two locations in Sanikiluaq. As a precaution, all residents of Sanikiluaq must boil their water before…

Initial Critical Incident Review Finding on escape of Denecho King

Press Release YELLOWKNIFE (August 22, 2016) – The initial findings from the Critical Incident review on the escape of Denecho King have revealed a pre-existing gap in the physical security…

Physicians gather to address First Nations health

Press Release August 21, 2016 The nearly 7,000 emotional and often tragic stories from the survivors of Canada’s residential school system gathered by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada…

New survey shows majority of Canadians support the federal government “topping up” health care funding of provinces and territories with older populations

Press Release Ottawa, Aug. 18, 2016 – Nearly three-quarters (74%) of Canadians responding to a public opinion poll conducted for the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) feel that the federal government…

Collaborative Solution Maintains Health Care Supports for Black Tickle

Press Release August 19, 2016 The Provincial Government together in partnership with the NunatuKavut Community Council, Labrador-Grenfell Health, the local service district and residents has reached consensus on a new…

Ethno-racial Categories and Child Welfare Decisions: Exploring the Relationship with Poverty

Press Release Kofi Antwi-Boasiako, Bryn King, Tara Black, Barbara Fallon, Nico Trocmé & Deborah Goodman Introduction The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, 2013 (OIS-2013)1 is the…

Rural Yukon communities are biggest beneficiaries of Mental Wellness Innovation Fund

Press Release August 16, 2016 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has awarded $620,000 to 12 community projects through the Mental Wellness Innovation Fund. “I am incredibly impressed with the depth and…

Whooping cough in Cape Dorset

Press Release August 17, 2016 Public Health Advisory Whooping cough in Cape Dorset The Department of Health advises that there is one confirmed and two probable cases of whooping cough…

Province Offers Additional Support to La Loche

Press Release Released on August 16, 2016 Premier Brad Wall returned to La Loche today to fulfill the province’s commitment of additional support to the community following the tragic shootings…

Boil water advisory for Whale Cove

Press Release August 15, 2016 Public Health Advisory Boil water advisory for Whale Cove All residents of Whale Cove must boil their water before consumption until further notice. This is…

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