In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes the following calls to action...
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 ra
This policy outlines: Health Transportation Assistance for On-Reserve Members, Health Transportation for Off-Reserve Members, Exceptions to Travel Assistance, Hotel Accommodation Receipts, Unallowable Expenses, Non-Insured Health Benefits Approval, Escorts, Assistance Procedures, Compassionate Ca
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.
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.
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.
Michael Bopp and Judie Bopp, The Four Worlds Centre for Development Learning, 2002
A tool for planning, building and reflecting on community capacity in community based health projects, Public Health Agency of Canada, 2007.
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)
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.