Government Commitments: Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

Exploring Indigenous Group: "First Nations"

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April 5, 2024

Portage Place to be Redeveloped to bring More Health Care, Housing Downtown

NationTalk: The Manitoba government is announcing its intention to move forward with True North Real Estate Development (TNRED) in the creation of the Health-Care Centre of Excellence as part of the redevelopment of Portage Place. The province and TNRED have signed a letter of intent regarding a 35-year lease agreement for the Health-Care Centre of...

September 28, 2022

Ministers Honour Joyce Echaquan and Re-Affirm Commitment to Addressing Anti-Indigenous Racism in Canada’s Health Systems

Indigenous Services Canada: Ottawa, Ontario (September 28, 2022) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, and the Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, issued the following statement today: “Health care is a human right, and should be free of racism and discrimination. But the systemic discrimination and racism...

April 24, 2021

National Dialogue on Indigenous Health

The Third National Dialogue on Indigenous Health – Federal Government announced specific funding allocations of $126.7 million over three years, first announced in Budget 2021, to support efforts to address racism in Canada’s health systems. This includes: $33.3 million to improve access to culturally safe services, with a focus on services for Indigenous women, 2SLGBTQQIA+...

October 16, 2020

Emergency Meeting on Heath

After the death of Joyce Echaquan at a hospital in Québec, the Government of Canada convened an urgent meeting with provincial and territory health officials and National Indigenous organizations with the following objectives: to listen to lived experiences of Indigenous people and health care professionals regarding systemic racism in federal, provincial and territorial health systems...

September 1, 2020

Pandemic Commitments

Throughout the pandemic, the Government has made it a priority to support Indigenous communities, which has helped contain the spread of COVID-19 and kept people safe. That is something the Government will continue to do. The Government will walk the shared path of reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, and remain focused on implementing the commitments made...

December 4, 2017

ISC Health Priorities

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott has officially been given responsibility for overseeing the delivery of First Nations and Inuit health services. Key priorities of the new Ministry of Indigenous Services Canada: Improving Health outcomes Quality Education Child & Family Services Reliable Infrastructure, including Housing & Water A New Fiscal Relationship...

June 12, 2017

Common Statement of Shared Health Priorities

Common Statement of Principles on Shared Health Priorities: Acknowledges the commitment of federal, provincial and territorial governments to continue working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis to improve access to health services and health outcomes of Indigenous peoples and discuss progress.

May 25, 2016

First Nations Health Action Plan

Ont. First Nations Health Action Plan (3 yrs) Spread across multiple Calls to Action (incl. annual base funding of $77M). Inc. $7.2M in new funding for 2016-17 to ensure Indigenous people have access to more culturally appropriate care and improved outcomes, focusing on the North where there are significant gaps in health services. This investment...

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