OCTOBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS


“I’ve waited a long time to get this – I feel like I can dance.”

We first met Thomas in June of this year when we visited Eabametoong First Nation for the first time. He was experiencing some pain in his legs, feet and back that...

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Health Inequalities for Indigenous Peoples

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Social Determinants of Health

Indigenous peoples in Canada represent the fastest growing population in Canada and suffer from some of the biggest health inequalities in Canada.
To understand some of...

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Water Challenges in Indigenous Communities

As of October 2019, there are 58 Indigenous communities across Canada under long term drinking water advisories. Communities that have no running water at all were not considered when this number was tallied. For example, 10% of First Nation...

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FIRST NATIONS POVERTY IN CANADA


Poverty among Canada’s indigenous peoples should not be accepted as a norm. Self-determination and empowerment is on the rise, and there is hope in economic programs that promote education, in economic gains being made on several fronts, and...
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HOW TO DONATE TO FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES IN CANADA

For those us who want to help Indigenous communities in Canada we invite you to CONTACT US, and we can help provide direction. Below are some other ways that you can support northern communities. Indigenous Communities in Canada, (First...

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MONTH OF RECONCILIACTION

Throughout the month of September, True North Aid will invite Canadians to take a step forward towards an intentional journey of reconciliation, offering ideas on how to meaningfully do so on our social media platforms including Twitter,...
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