[CBC] N.W.T. women’s groups get $1.6M for gender equality

Original article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nwt-womens-orgs-equality-1.5099512 Multi-year funding ‘rare,’ says YWCA executive director Avery Zingel · CBC News · Posted: Apr 16, 2019 8:06 AM CT | Last Updated: April 16 Four groups working to improve the lives of women and girls in the Northwest Territories will now have sustainable, multi-year funding. Liberal MP Michael McLeod announced $1.6 million in federal money … Read more

[CBC] Northern advocates say new HIV guidelines a win

Original article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/advocates-hiv-lgbt-north-1.4937107 New federal directive for Crown attorneys only affects how people with HIV are treated in the territories Katie Toth · CBC News · Posted: Dec 08, 2018 5:00 AM CT | Last Updated: December 8, 2018 Northern advocates for people with HIV and people in the LGBT community are applauding changes to how HIV-positive people in … Read more

[Cabin Radio] ‘It says we’re doing our job’ – FOXY publishes pilot study

Original article here: https://cabinradio.ca/9448/news/health/it-says-were-doing-our-job-foxy-publishes-pilot-study/ September 19, 2018 – OLLIE WILLIAMS NWT mental and sexual health non-profit FOXY has published the results of a study evaluating the program’s early success in the territory. The study, conducted by FOXY co-founder Candice Lys alongside sexual health researchers Carmen Logie and Moses Okumu, was published in the International Journal of STD … Read more

[CBC] Youth sexual health programs in N.W.T. get $1M boost

Original article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/foxy-smash-federal-funding-1.4664749 Federal funding is part of 5-year plan to tackle HIV and Hepatitis C Kirsten Fenn · CBC News · Posted: May 16, 2018 4:00 AM CT | Last Updated: May 16, 2018 A sexual health program for youth in the Northwest Territories is getting a big boost. The territory’s MP Michael McLeod announced $1 million in … Read more

[CBC] N.W.T. sexual health retreat for young men a SMASH hit

Original article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/foxy-boys-programming-nwt-1.3676154 ‘Being masculine doesn’t mean having big muscles and treating women bad. It’s about expressing yourself’ CBC News · Posted: Jul 12, 2016 3:12 PM CT | Last Updated: July 12, 2016 The people behind the FOXY sexual health program for young women have wrapped up their first retreat for young men — and … Read more

[The Globe and Mail] In the Northwest Territories, using the arts to fight teen pregnancy and STIs

Original article here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/in-the-northwest-territories-using-the-arts-to-fight-teen-pregnancy-and-stis/article20808755/ LAURIE SARKADI BLACHFORD LAKE, NWT SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 UPDATED JUNE 5, 2017 On a rocky peninsula 100 kilometres east of Yellowknife, at a lodge with sweeping views of a clear lake and tinder-dry boreal forest, 25 teenage girls are about to undergo a transformation. … Read more