While the science shows that older adults have lower vitamin C levels, the exact cause of this unfortunate phenomenon is not completely clear.
Between January 2018 and March 2020, participants gained an average of 0.18 kg (about 0.4 lb). Between March 2020 and November 2021, after stay-at-home orders arrived, participants gained 0.22 kg, on average – a 0.04 kg increase, or about 1.4 ounces, roughly the weight of three empty cans of soda. The findings were consistent across all racial groups.
“Our Chiefs are pleased to be here once again to renew a commitment from post secondary institutions to improve the lives of Atlantic Indigenous people,” says Chief Bob Gloade, co-chair, APCFNC and Chief of Millbrook First Nations.
First Nations women are severely impacted by the lack of access to resources to address poverty and homelessness, violence and discrimination, and domestic violence. The AMC has tried to seek funding and work with Canada to offer more support for unsheltered women. However, critical supports, such as providing access to safe emergency housing, are urgently needed.
“The bullets that kill journalists, activists and Indigenous people in Amazonia are bought with money from land grabs, illegal mining and logging,” said Marcio Astrini, the executive secretary of Observatório do Clima, an environmental NGO.
Tantalus Community School in Carmacks, Yukon. The Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation says it’s received numerous complaints about the school in recent months and wants to see immediate action from the Yukon government in response. (Anna Desmarais/CBC )
In 2019, Canada signed a $1.47-billion settlement with thousands of former students of the federally funded day school system. While separate from the residential school system, Indian or federal day schools were a part of a federal policy aimed at assimilating Indigenous children, and often had affiliations to the Roman Catholic, United, Anglican and other churches. Nearly 700 day schools operated across Canada between 1863 and 2000. The claims process opened in January 2020 and the deadline to submit a claim for compensation is July 13.
Archibald says allegations of bullying, harassment ‘manufactured distraction,’ calls for forensic audit of AFN