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1 year 9 months
2015 / PDF
For over a century, the central goals of Canada’s Aboriginal policy were to eliminate Aboriginal governments; ignore Aboriginal rights; terminate the Treaties; and, through a process of assimilation, cause Aboriginal peoples to cease to exist as distinct legal, social, cultural, religious, and racial entities in Canada. The establishment and operation of residential schools were a central element...
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
3 years 3 months
2010 /
This 248 page guidebook provides key tools for groups to identify the nature of the issues they face, gather appropriate information, transform it into knowledge, and moblize themselves and others to meet the demands. It supports a knowledge culture that promises to empower communities and produce innovations in social organization that will prepare all for the surprises and demands of the future...
Author(s): Robert Annis, Frances Racher, Marian Beattie
3 years 4 months
2010 /
Although the Government of Canada was not part of the Transformative Change Accord: First Nations Health Plan, it was interested in negotiating a tripartite plan and demonstrating support for the efforts between First Nations and BC.  Th this end, a First Nations Health Plan Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the First Nations Leadership Council, Government of Canada and Government...
Found in: Health | Health Planning
3 years 4 months
2010 /
Since 2001, some progress has been made in improving both the determinants of Aboriginal health status and health outcomes. Nonetheless, significant gaps in health status continue to exist. Evidence shows that health status, economic and educational advances can be made by Aboriginal communities through the application of best practices and the removal of barriers and discrimination.
3 years 4 months
2011 / PDF
Michael Bopp and Judie Bopp, The Four Worlds Centre for Development Learning, 2002
Author(s): Michael Bopp and Judie Bopp
Found in: Health | Health Planning
3 years 4 months
2011 /
A tool for planning, building and reflecting on community capacity in community based health projects, Public Health Agency of Canada, 2007.
Found in: Health | Health Planning
3 years 4 months
2010 /
Content of Presentation* Overview of the Methodology* Historical Trends of Well-Being in First Nations, Inuit and Other Canadian Communities (1981-2006)* Regional Variations and disparities of First Nation and Inuit well-being (2006) * Disparities in Well-Being between First Nations and Inuit Communities
3 years 4 months
2010 /
A resource to First Nations families and communities. More and more of us are seeking ways to improve and maintain our health. Many First Nations people have problems accessing health services. The Chiefs’ Health Committee believes this package will be of use to our community members for the following reasons"...
3 years 4 months
2010 /
The Role of the MediaThe media is responsible for gathering information and providing that information to the public. Each media source is unique, and although they may all be reporting on the same story, the final products can be very different. This is what the media calls “framing a story;” it’s how they want to present a story to the public. How the media frames a story will affect public...
3 years 4 months
2010 /
Scenario #1:A high school in a Vancouver Island First Nations community has closed its doors this week. Many students at the school were experiencing flu-like symptoms and parents and teachers agreed that the school should be closed to prevent a possible outbreak of the highly contagious H1N1 virus. There has only been one confirmed case of H1N1 and the student is now recovering well but the...
Found in: Health | Health Planning

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