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Continuing the Journey What’s New in St. Thomas Elgin “Better Together ~ Sharing Our Stories”

Continuing The Journey: Better Together ~ Sharing Our Stories

There is a vision in our community to create an accessible and welcoming Family Friendship Centre

Indigenous community members that live or work in St Thomas-Elgin, Ontario

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We’ve had so much support and good news recently!

Please follow the link below and find the details about our September Event where we have the pleasure of hosting Max Fineday from Canadian Roots. 

 

Tap/Click Here for Our September Event Details

 

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Social Conditions of Indigenous People in Canada ~ Begin By Understanding Indigenous Communities Are Diverse and Uniquely Different

There are a number of important indicators that are used to understand and identify the health and wellness of individuals and families. In Ontario, since 2014 a great deal of work has occurred in creating and ‘Urban Indigenous Action Plan’ with the goal of improving the socio-economic situation for all Aboriginal peoples, who live, work, and raise their families in urban communities across Ontario.

What are considered important indicators of family and child wellness?

 

A safe and stable place to live

Reliable and adequate income/employment

Access to nutritious food

Education and learning opportunities

Access to health services

Belonging and participation in social networks

Practice and promotion of culture/language

READ THE URBAN INDIGENOUS ACTION PLAN DISCUSSION PAPER

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