Patty Hajdu

Wastewater operator training at Yukon University 

eAwaz Local News

Kwanlin – Water and wastewater operators play a critical role in ensuring drinking water safety by helping to prevent and reduce risks to water and wastewater systems. Access to ongoing training, mentoring and support is key to building First Nations’ capacity to manage water systems, and recruit and retain qualified water operators. Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and Yukon University today …

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RISE Against Racism campaign to be launched later this year

eAwaz Local News

Akwesasne – Accessing quality health services can be a stressful experience. Anti-Indigenous racism in Canada’s health systems, such as discriminatory language in interactions with patients and negative stereotyping that influences care decisions, can have a negative impact on health outcomes. That is why the First Nations Health Managers Association, in partnership with the First Peoples Wellness Circle and the Thunderbird …

Patty Hajdu

Indigenous Services Canada flowing $125M in public health funding directly to First Nations 

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa -As the Omicron variant continues to be identified in communities across the country, Indigenous Services Canada and all partners are working to ensure that appropriate public health measures are in place to prevent and respond to COVID-19 outbreaks. With this new variant and its speed of infection, the department has heard from Chiefs and communities of the need for …