last updated: June 2, 2021
”…For our health system to make it through the fourth wave, governments and health organizations need to urgently work together to support our health workers. Without health workers, there is no health care.” — Tim Guest, CNA president For the full news release addressing COVID-19 concerns and the call for urgent action, click here
Nursing in Canada’s North involves overcoming many challenges every day, including staffing, access, equipment, transportation and weather, to name just a few. But there is an incredibly strong sense of community here, and residents who call the North home go to great lengths to overcome nature’s obstacles to keep one another safe. In this episode,
A walk of remembrance will be held through Iqaluit on Thursday to honour residential school survivors during the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The event is being organized by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. Click here for more information on the walk of remembrance
To honour the National day for Truth and Reconciliation, CKLB will be hosting a call-in show September 30th from 1-5 pm (MST). As well, there will be a sacred fire lit at Sombeke park from 8 am – 7 pm for reflection, prayer, love, hope for the future, with a tobacco offering.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders has released the list of awards for 2022. The deadline to nominate individuals for the four categories of awards is November 30th, 2021. The deadline to submit nominations for the team and organizations award is February 1st, 2022. Click here to find out more about the awards
Canadian Public Health Association has released new free online course: 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐬𝐚𝐟𝐞𝐫, 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐞𝐱𝐮𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲-𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐝-𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬. The course was developed for family physicians and other clinical care providers. 𝑇ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑐𝑜𝑢𝑟𝑠𝑒 𝑓𝑜𝑐𝑢𝑠𝑒𝑠 𝑜𝑛 𝑟𝑒𝑐𝑜𝑔𝑛𝑖𝑧𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑟𝑒𝑑𝑢𝑐𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑖𝑚𝑝𝑎𝑐𝑡𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑔𝑚𝑎 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑑𝑖𝑠𝑐𝑟𝑖𝑚𝑖𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑟𝑒𝑙𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑒𝑥𝑢𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑠𝑚𝑖𝑡𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑏𝑙𝑜𝑜𝑑-𝑏𝑜𝑟𝑛𝑒 𝑖𝑛𝑓𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑠 (𝑆𝑇𝐵𝐵𝐼). View link