John Howard Society of Canada’s Podcast Series

May 9, 2020

John Howard Canada is creating a series of podcasts in which former prisoners talk about their experience in prison and re-entering the community. “Voices Inside and Out” talks with people who’ve actually walked through those gates; their personal stories and...

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Investment in Miramichi Senior Employment Program

September 27, 2016

The provincial government is investing $196,000 in the Miramichi John Howard Society through the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers program. From left: Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Roberta McIntyre, Miramichi regional director for the Department of Post-Secondary Education,...

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More Indigenous education needed in school systems, expert says

September 3, 2016

Charlene Bernard said Indigenous history is ‘our collective history, it’s not a separate history’. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada wants the provincial educational systems and post-secondary education systems across Canada teaching Indigenous education to Indigenous and non-Indigenous people....

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New Brunswick talks with Ottawa about keeping Shepody open

August 30, 2016

Cost-sharing deal could keep facility for mentally ill patients operating full-time in Dorchester. A deal aimed at keeping the Shepody Healing Centre in Dorchester operating full-time is being negotiated by the federal and provincial governments, says Health Minister Victor Boudreau....

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