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November 30, 2023
Today, Canada takes a step forward in mental wellness support with the launch of the 988 helpline – a 24/7/365 text/call line offering immediate, accessible help for suicide prevention and [...]
November 28, 2023
Well Living House at St. Michael’s Hospital is seeking a Research Coordinator. This role in supporting Indigenous health equity research focuses on enhancing Indigenous-led health information systems and promoting community [...]
October 11, 2023
Le français suit.   IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 11, 2023 – The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA), Thunderbird Partnership Foundation (Thunderbird), and First Peoples Wellness Circle (First Peoples) signed [...]
September 29, 2023
As we pause to reflect on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day, First Peoples Wellness Circle (FPWC) is reminded of our commitment to Indigenous [...]
September 28, 2023
Indigenous youth are crucial in supporting and promoting mental wellness, and we want to hear from YOU! Thunderbird Partnership Foundation and First Peoples Wellness Circle are actively recruiting Indigenous youth [...]
September 28, 2023
Three years have passed, but the memory of Joyce Echaquan, a cherished mother and member of the Atikamekw community, remains present, and the fight for justice is ongoing. Her tragic [...]
July 27, 2023
(JULY 21, 2023 – NORTH BAY, ON) – First Peoples Wellness Circle (FPWC) is thrilled to announce a $2.5 million combined investment in new funding from Health Canada and the [...]
May 23, 2023
FPWC is part of the transformative journey towards Indigenous wellness. Our own Dr. Ed Connors, Dr. William Mussell, and Despina Papadopoulos showcase how FPWC, with a two-eyed seeing approach and [...]
April 28, 2023
Indigenous Health Care Organizations Launch Rise Above Racism Campaign, Championing a Call for Allies Within the Canadian Healthcare System   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ottawa, April 2023 – In an [...]
September 30, 2022
This year marks the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. This federal statutory holiday aims to recognize the legacy of the Canadian Indian Residential School System. This [...]