News

Native health funded

Aboriginal health programs in the North Okanagan have received financial support.

The Interior Health Authority is providing grants to the Vernon Metis Group for facilitation methods and the Okanagan and Splatsin Indian bands for community mental health well-being.

“The goal of the IH aboriginal health team is to work collaboratively with aboriginal organizations and governments to improve the health of aboriginal people within the region and I am pleased to see $200,000 in funding allocated to this important initiative,” said Norm Embree, IHA board chairperson.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Stolen dog returned to SPCA shelter
 
Turanski draws praise for dedication
 
Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety
Two killed in snowmobile accident
 
Generations Playground Refinishing Completed
 
Fucale focused on world juniors, not trade
Report outlines challenges facing Prince Rupert airport due to capacity of Digby Island Ferry
 
Rekindle Christmas
 
Lake Country council lays groundwork for Alternative Approval Process to raise taxes, borrow money for CN corridor

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.