Researchers Find Culturally Sensitive Health Treatment Improves Outcomes

Recent research conducted by Family Medicine practitioners from across Canada has found that Indigenous patients who receive culturally unsafe care can have poorer health outcomes. The study which was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that health-care relationships can be repaired when health care providers demonstrate empathy, humility and patience.

Stoney Nation Residents To Fill Banff Hospitality Jobs

A new program is matching workers from the Stoney First Nation, located east of the Banff National Park with hundreds of vacancies in the hospitality sector in nearby Banff and Lake Louise. Project coordinator Preston Twoyoungmen calls the program a, “no-brainer” with hundreds of Story First Nation members seeking employment coupled with businesses needing hundreds of staff during the peak season.

By Andrew Brown, CBC News Posted: Jan 18, 2017