CAHR/NEARBC E-News – October 14th, 2013 Edition

(this week’s website updates - all in one place)

(Aboriginal health news from September 24th, 2013 - October 14th, 2013)


1. NEARBC NewsLine: Latest Headlines
2. Events & Training Calendar
3. Funding Opportunities
4. Job Opportunities
5. Resources & Unique Opportunities!!

1. NEARBC NewsLine: Latest Headlines

Indigenous Awareness Week, McGill hosts third annual series of talks, workshops
From September 23 to 27, McGill hosted its third annual Indigenous Awareness Week, which aimed to create awareness about oft-overlooked Indigenous issues at the... Full Story

UN’s fact-finder on First Nations sets off on Canadian mission
It’s a whirlwind fact-finding tour that will highlight points of tension in Canada’s relationship with its aboriginal peoples, but it could also offer... Full Story

Proposed Amendments to the Standards for First Nation Property Assessment Laws and Standards for First Nation Tax Rates Laws
Standards established by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) reflect best practices in property taxation, and are designed to support First Nation economic... Full Story

Featured Video of the Day: Tecumseh’s Ghost – Overview by Allan Gregg
The betrayal of Tecumseh by the British in the War of 1812 resulting in his death was among the first in a long line of betrayals, each compounding the breakdow... Full Story

2. Events & Training Calendar

(click here to access all upcoming events in 2013)

New Event Announcements

2013/2014 CAHR Speaker Series
October 15, 2013
Full Details

imagineNative 2013

October 16-20, 2013
Full Details

A Day of Dialogue: We Are All Treaty People
October 22, 2013
Full Details

All My Relations Gathering
October 21-23, 2013
Full Details

Open House 2013
November 23, 2013
Full Details

Call for Papers: International Journal of Indigenous Health
December 15, 2013
Full Details

3. Funding Opportunities

(click here to view all current funding opportunities & funding agencies)

[nothing this week]

4. Job Opportunities

(click here to access all current job opportunities)

New Job Opportunities:

Resource Management and Aboriginal Rights Instructor - Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection Faculty of Science & Technology
Deadline: October 16, 2013
Location: Nanaimo Campus

Director, Aboriginal Affairs - Windspeaker/AMMSA
Deadline: October 16, 2013
Location: Toronto, ON 

Advertising Sales Professional - Windspeaker/AMMSA
Deadline: October 31, 2013
Location: Edmonton, AB

Cultural Safety Coordinator - Courtenay Integrated Health Network
Location: Victoria 

Cultural Safety Coordinator - Royal Jubilee Hospital
Location: Victoria

Nurse Practitioner - Aboriginal Health Chilliwack
Location: Chilliwack

Aboriginal Services - Ambulatory Care and Structured Program
Location: Toronto, Ontario

5. Resources

(click here to view all Aboriginal Health related resources and links)

Links: Aboriginal

[nothing this week]

Interesting Resources

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Publication Spotlight

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Unique Opportunities Upcoming Deadlines

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