Resolution Number: 2004-09-13Investigation Into Kashechewan Health Service Levels
2004-09-13 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 19th Annual Assembly

Resolution No. 2004-09-13

First Nation

First Nation

Chief Norm Hardisty Jr.

Moose Cree First Nation

Fort Albany

First Nation

Chief Leo Friday

Kashechewan First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

New Post First Nation

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Adopted by Consensus

Certified copy of a Resolution passed on Sept. 16, 2004

Investigation into Kashechewan Health Service Levels

WHEREAS it is the responsibility of Health Canada to provide adequate and accessible health services within established communities; and

WHEREAS the people of the community of Kashechewan have constant and serious frustrations about the level and methods of health services in their community;

WHEREAS deaths occurred in Kashechewan in the past which some suggest were related to the level and nature of health services provided within the community;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mushkegowuk Assembly request Health Canada for funding to undertake an investigation into the level and nature of health services in Kashechewan, including consultation with community members with experience in accessing health services.

September 16, 2004

Cochrane, Ontario