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Inuit org welcomes Ontario’s new Indigenous curriculum, but worries about implementation

“How do we help ensure that what is there can be delivered in a culturally safe and effective way?”

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Ottawa Inuit team up with other Indigenous orgs on human trafficking

Jennisha Wilson, left, and Kayla Spagnoli, second from left, host the first anti-human trafficking event held by Ottawa’s new Anti-violence and Coercion Taskforce for Indigenous Organizations and Networks, or ACTION, on Feb. 22. [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/inuit-org-welcomes-but-is-wary-of-ontarios-new-indigenous-curriculum//” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”] Continue Reading[/imic_button] Nunatsiaq Online, April 10, 2019

Leaving Home

If there was an expectation in 1999 that Inuit in the eastern Arctic would consider the new territory of Nunavut as “our land” and remain in the North, that was wrong: after the territory’s creation, an increasing number of Nunavummiut picked up and headed south. Today, 20 years later, the number of Inuit who call Ottawa home, by some estimates, sits at close to 5,000. [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/leaving-home/” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”] Continue Reading[/imic_button] Nunatsiaq Online, April 4, 2019

Media Release

November 23, 2017 Tungasuvvingat Inuit and the Ontario Ministry of Education sign Historic Memorandum of Understanding. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Education [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”https://www.tungasuvvingatinuit.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/News-Relase-TI-ON-MOU-11-23-2017-JL-MHinuk.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”]Inuktitut[/imic_button] [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”https://www.tungasuvvingatinuit.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/News-Relase-TI-ON-MOU-11-23-2017-JL-MH.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”]English[/imic_button]

Inuit have an increased risk of cancer due to high smoking rates, low food security

September 14, 2017 TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ – A new report developed jointly by Cancer Care Ontario and Tungasuvvingat Inuit shows that cancer risk factors are significantly more common among Inuit in Ontario and elsewhere in Canada compared to non-Aboriginal Ontarians. [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/inuit-have-an-increased-risk-of-cancer-due-to-high-smoking-rates-low-food-security-644387023.html” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”]Continue Reading[/imic_button]

Local Inuit organization receives funding from Hintonburg store for leadership program

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit celebrates 30 years of serving the Inuit Community

March 10, 2017 Inuktitut & English: [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”https://www.tungasuvvingatinuit.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Press_Release.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”]Continue Reading[/imic_button]

Ottawa police serve food, build bridges, at Inuit Christmas party

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Pop-up art fair at Ottawa YMCA offers Inuit crafts for Christmas

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Ottawa-based treatment centre re-starts with women-only program

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Media Release: Mamisarvik Healing Centre Re-opens

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TI Statement on Funding Announcement for Mamisarvik Healing Centre

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Government of Canada Announces Support for Mamisarvik Healing Centre

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CBC News North: Nunavut-based addictions facility a long-term goal, says health minister

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TI Board Secretary-Treasurer is 2016 Indspire Inuit Youth award recipient

TI is proud to share that Laura Arngna’naaq, TI Board Secretary-Treasurer, is the 2016 recipient of the Indspire Inuit Youth award. Please join us in congratulating Laura on her accomplishment and being a great role model for us all. [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”https://indspire.ca/news_postings/indspire-announces-2016-indspire-awards-recipients/” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”]Continue Reading[/imic_button]

The Ottawa Sun: Inuit treatment centre on shaky ground

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CBC News North: Plight of Inuit healing centre in Ottawa highlights North’s lack of mental health care

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Indefinite suspension of services at the Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) Mamisarvik Healing Centre effective March 31, 2016

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CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health

Article on TI’s Mamisarvk Healing Centre in the December 2015 Newsletter – Indigenous Health Research News [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2015/irsc-cihr/MR12-12-4-23-eng.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”]Continue Reading[/imic_button]

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Meeting with Inuit Leaders

pm.gc.ca, January 26, 2016 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on meeting with Inuit leaders: [imic_button colour=”btn-info” type=”enabled” link=”http://pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2016/01/26/statement-prime-minister-canada-meeting-inuit-leaders” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sml”]Continue Reading[/imic_button]

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Robb Nash bringing music, and purpose, to Inuit youth

Nunatsiaq Online, November 30, 2015

If you’re fortunate enough to be in the basement of an Ottawa church in Vanier, late afternoon Dec. 2, you’ll see a rock star who’s trying to give Inuit kids a reason to stay alive.

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Southern Inuit to unveil national urban strategy next year

Nunatsiaq Online, November 10, 2015

Saying they’re now reinvigorated, inspired and ready, representatives of the thousands of Inuit who live outside Inuit Nunangat will likely unveil an important tool next March for gaining more recognition and gaining access to badly-needed services: a national urban Inuit strategy.

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Canada’s urban Inuit unite at Ottawa gathering

Nunatsiaq Online, November 06, 2015

Federal government’s Urban Aboriginal Strategy fails Inuit, delegates say.

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PROVINCE TO HELP INUIT AFFECTED BY POVERTY

Nunatsiaq Online, October 16, 2015

Local Poverty Reduction Fund Supports Community-Driven Poverty Solutions.

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OTTAWA ORG BUILDING NATIONAL URBAN INUIT STRATEGY

Nunatsiaq Online, October 13, 2015

“We’re talking literally thousands of Inuit in a population of only 60-odd thousand”

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INUIT VOICES TAKE TO THE AIRWAVES IN MONTREAL

Nunatsiaq Online, October 05, 2015

Starting this week, Inuit in Montreal — and anywhere they have access to internet — can tune in and listen to a new Inuktitut-language radio show.

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UPCOMING OTTAWA INUIT FEAST TO FEATURE PRE-ELECTION PITCH

Nunatsiaq Online, September 28, 2015

Tungasuvvingat Inuit inviting Vanier candidates to encourage Inuit voting…

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OTTAWA’S URBAN INUIT RENAISSANCE

Ottawa Citizen, April 17, 2015

On her first day of school in the south, Lynda Brown and her mother were called in to see the principal, who told them it wasn’t appropriate to send a child to school in “slippers”…

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INUIT TREATMENT CENTRE IN OTTAWA ADAPTING, REFOCUSING TO STAY AFLOAT

Nunatsiaq Online, April 09, 2015

More than a year after Mamisarvik lost the bulk of its budget from federal cutbacks, the Inuit-specific treatment centre in Ottawa is still afloat and looking for new ways to expand services and diversify its clientele…

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INUIT IN THE CITY: OTTAWA ORG LAUNCHES TOUR TO ASSESS SERVICES

Nunatsiaq Online, April 07, 2015

With an increasing number of Inuit leaving their home towns to live in the South, cities such as Ottawa, Winnipeg and Montreal are being asked to provide more tailor-made services and opportunities for Inuit…

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