Declaration of health emergency by First Nations communities in northern Ontario / Andy Fillmore, chair.: XC35-1/1-421-3E-PDF

"On 24 February 2016, Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Alvin Fiddler, along with representatives of the Sioux Lookout Area Chiefs Committee on Health, declared that “the remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario and the broader NAN Territory are in a state of Health and Public Health Emergency.” Following this declaration, members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (the Committee), adopted a motion to examine “the state of the health emergency declared in communities of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation and the Mushkegowuk Council regions.” On 14 April 2016, the Committee convened a meeting with First Nations leadership and now reports its findings to the House of Commons"--Introd., p. 1.

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Department/Agency Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
Title Declaration of health emergency by First Nations communities in northern Ontario / Andy Fillmore, chair.
Series title Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs ; 3rd report, 42nd Parliament, 1st session
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note(s) Issued also in French under title: État d’urgence sanitaire déclaré par les communautés des Premières nations du nord de l’Ontario.
“May 2016.”
Original published on: 2016/05/19; published on: 2017/05/31, 2018/01/24.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : House of Commons, Canada, 2016.
Author / Contributor Fillmore, Andy.
Description vii, 26 p.
Catalogue number
  • XC35-1/1-421-3E-PDF
Subject terms Aboriginal peoples, Health care quality

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