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On June 25, the University of Northern British Columbia will recognize Lheidli T’enneh Elder, Marcel Gagnon, through an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree. 

Elder Gagnon is an advocate for those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), an addictions counselor, and worked with men in the corrections system for nearly 20 years. 

The Miyoopimatishihk (Wellbeing) Program is intended to support Métis families with children, from birth to eight years old.

In this issue we review a new resource, There is No Vaccine for Stigma, produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH).

The Government of British Columbia has created a suite of anti-racism resources. This anti-racism campaign encourages people to examine personal biases and take a stand against discrimination.

As documented in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)’s final report, through firsthand experiences in residential and day schools, Indigenous Peoples have historically been mistreated in Canada’s education system.

The purpose of this video is to offer practical tips for supporting cultural safety during COVID-19 vaccination clinics. We hope you find this video helpful in this work. These suggestions are not prescriptive nor exhaustive. Keep in mind that every culture is different and every clinic setting will be unique.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, along side Health Minister Adrian Dix, provided an update to her report, In Plain Sight: Addressing Indi

Health ministers from federal, provincial, and territorial governments along with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Nation representatives and medical health experts met for a two-day virtual conference hosted by the Minister for Indigenous Services Canada January 27-28.