FNHMA  Weekly Virtual Town Hall features speakers from different organizations who provide credible and reliable information, resources, and updates about what their organizations are doing to combat COVID – 19. Health professionals can access the Town Hall meetings by going to www.ihtoday.ca. Feeds will also be provided on the FNHMA Facebook page. A telephone number and email address for questions will be provided for Health Professionals who work in and with communities.

 

FNHMA provides these Town Halls with assistance from NationTalk and are produced by Indigenous Health Today.

 

Previous FNHMA Virtual Town Halls

March 25 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available Here
  • The discussion covered topic such as updates from FNHMA on ISC Communications; Tools and Relevant Sources of Information; and Supports that are available during COVID-19
April 2 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.
  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from FNHMA on ISC Communications; Tools and Relevant Sources of Information; and Using Culture to Support Wellness During COVID-19
April 9 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available Here
  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Dr. Tom Wong ISC and Dr. Valerie Gideon FNIHB; Tools and Relevant Sources of Information; and a focus on Youth.
April 16 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available Here
  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Indigenous Youth organizations about their activities during covid-19 and how indigenous youth can access supports and stay connected.
April 23 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available Here
  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from AFN, updates from ISC and available resources to communities,
April 30 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available Here
  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from AFN Regional Chiefs Kluane Adamek, Kevin Hart, and Marlene Poitras

 

May 7 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada, Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association, and the First Nations Information Governance Centre.

 

May 14 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Indigenous Services Canada, Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, and Ginew Wellness Center.

 

May 21 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation, and the First Peoples Wellness Circle

 

May 28 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Indigenous Services Canada/FNIHB and AFOA Canada.

 

June 4 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Indigenous Service Canada Public Health Division, and Peguis First Nation.

 

June 11 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Indigenous Services Canada/FNIHB, and the First Nations Health Authority.

 

June 18 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Indigenous Services Canada/FNIHB, Kabaowek First Nation, FNHMA, First Peoples Wellness Circle, and the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation.

 

June 25 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here. French is available here.

  • The discussion covered topics such as updates from Indigenous Services Canada/FNIHB – Communicable Disease Control Division and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations.

 

September 25 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s guests:

  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Mary Deleary, Training and Education Manager, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation
  • Marika Nadeau, Director General, COVID-19 Task Force, Health Canada
  • Adrianne Lee, Design Research, Canadian Digital Services

 

October 1 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s guest speakers include:

  • Gisele Kataquapit, RN, Health Director, Peetabeck Health Services
  • Isabelle Wallace, Primary Care Nurse
  • Dr. Tom Wong, Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada

 

October 8 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s guest speakers include:

  • Valerie Gideon, Associate Deputy Minister, Indigenous Services Canada, and
  • Rose LeMay, CFNHM, CEO Indigenous Reconciliation Group.

 

October 15 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s guest speakers include:

  • Leila Gillis RN MN, A/Director General & Chief Officer, Officer of Primary Health Care, FNIHB, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Kellyann Meloche, Senior Manager – Indigenous Emergency Response National Office, Canadian Red Cross
  • Nancy Hollman, Lead – Community Wellness and Protection, Indigenous Virtual Operations Team, Canadian Red Cross

 

October 22 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s guest speakers include:

  • Carol Hopkins, Executive Director, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation
  • Dr. Brenda Restoule, Chief Executive Officer, First Peoples Wellness Circle
  • Dr. Tom Wong, Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada

 

October 29 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Holly Prince from Project Manager and Co-Investigator on the Improving End of Life Care in First Nations Communities Project,  Lakehead University
  • Pamela Wolf-Roberge, Director at Indigenous Services Canada

 

November 12 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

 

November 19 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for GCIndigenous
  • Claudine Santos, President, VIO Volunteers

 

November 26 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for GCIndigenous
  • Kim Daly, Senior Nurse Manager, Communicable Disease Control Department, GCIndigenous

 

December 3 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Cindy Francis-Mitchell, Acting Director of Health, Department of Health, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne
  • Leila Gillis, Acting Director General and Chief Nursing Officer, GCIndigenous
December 10 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.
This week’s guests are:
  • James Brooks MD, FRCPC, PHAC-ASPC, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Linda Pillsworth, Manager, Environmental Public Health Division, FNIHB, Indigenous Services Canada
January 14 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.
This week’s guests are:
  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Carol Hopkins, Executive Director, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation
  • Dr. Brenda Restoule, Chief Executive Officer, First Peoples Wellness Circle

 

January 21 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Tom Wong, Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Kim Daly, Senior Nurse Manager, Communicable Disease Control Department, Indigenous Services Canada

 

January 28 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Pamela Wolfe-Roberge, Director, Communicable Disease Control Division, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Kim Daly, Senior Nurse Manager, Communicable Disease Control Department, Indigenous Services Canada

 

February 4 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Dr. Shannon MacDonald, Acting Chief Medical Officer, First Nations Health Authority

 

February 11 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Jocelyn Formsma, Executive Director, National Association of Friendship Centres
  • Dr. Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, FNIHB, Indigenous Services Canada

 

February 18 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Dr. Alika Lafontaine, Bsc. MD, FRCPC, Associate Clinical Professor Dept. of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Alberta
  • Pamela Wolfe-Roberge, Director, Communicable Disease Control Division First Nation and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services Canada

 

February 25 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada

 

March 4 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Kelvin Redvers, Co-Founder and Special Projects, We Matter Campaign
  • Leila Gillis, RN MN, A/Director General & Chief Nursing Officer, Indigenous Services Canada

 

March 18 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Cameron Love, President, and Chief Executive Officer, The Ottawa Hospital (TOH)
  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada

 

March 25 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Kim Daly RN BN MN, Senior Nurse Manager, Communicable Disease Control Division, FNIHB, ISC
  • Pamela Wolfe-Roberge, Director, Communicable Disease Control Division, FNIHB, ISC
  • Carol Hopkins, Executive Director, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation Dr. Brenda Restoule, Chief Executive Officer, First Peoples Wellness Center

 

April 14 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Kellyann Meloche, Senior Manager, Indigenous Emergency Response, National Office, Canadian Red Cross
  • Linda Shecapio, Indigenous Specialist, Canadian Red Cross

 

April 21 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Claudine Santos, President, VIO Volunteers.
  • Dr. Tom Wong, Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada.
  • Wanda Brascoupé, Kanien’keha, Skarù rę’, Anishinabe, Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund.

 

April 28 FNHMA Virtual Town Hall is available to view here.

This week’s speakers include:

  • Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, ISC
  • Isabelle Wallace, Primary Care Nurs