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Doctors said some women were so scared to travel alone they would hide their pregnancies.
Cancer Care Ontario says 63 per cent of First Nations people living off reserve and 61 per cent of Metis suffer from one or more chronic conditions, compared to 47 per cent of the general population.
First Nations leaders also said the system as deeply flawed.
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"We are in a state of shock."
Aboriginal Peoples continue to face serious health challenges, including high rates of chronic and contagious diseases and shorter life expectancies, according to Health Canada data.
VANCOUVER - First Nations leaders celebrated a landmark health-care accord with the provincial and federal governments at a ceremony today in Vancouver.Chief Doug Kelly, the chairman of British Columb...
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The federal government, through Health Canada, has cut all funding for the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO). "We got a call last Wednesday and they told us that our funding of $4.4 mill...