Today, Indigenous leaders concluded the 2023 National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness which heard directly from community leaders and service providers about new approaches to tackling longstanding challenges in mental health and wellness. Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Ya’ara Saks attended the Summit, provided remarks and took part in discussions.
Please be advised that Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, Interim National Chief Joanna Bernard of the Assembly of First Nations, and David Sterns of the Moushoom and Trout class actions, will hold a press conference regarding the Federal Court of Canada’s approval of the First Nations Child and Family Services, Jordan’s Principle, Trout and Kith Class Settlement Agreement.
Please be advised that the Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu and the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Ya’ara Saks will deliver keynote addresses at the 2023 National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness.
The Government of Canada recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ inherent right to self-determination and supports the right of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis to independently deliver services that meet the unique needs of their communities.
The nominees for the 2023 National First Nations Water Leadership Award come from across Canada and represent First Nations individuals, organizations and communities who are innovative, inspirational, knowledgeable and collaborative with others.
Today, Warren Brown of Lytton First Nation was announced as the 2023 recipient of the National First Nations Water Leadership Award at the 14th annual BC and Yukon Territory Water and Wastewater Operational Excellence Conference held in Vancouver, BC.