Welcome

Welcome to the Native Council of Prince Edward Island (NCPEI).  The Native Council of Prince Edward Island is a Community of Aboriginal People residing off-reserve in traditional Mi'kmaq territory. NCPEI is the self governing authority for all off-reserve Aboriginal people living on Epekwitk (PEI).

~ Vision ~

The vision of Native Council of Prince Edward Island is to have a strong political and structured organization that can deal effectively with other Governments, pursue renewal, while expanding some of its current activities. The Native Council of Prince Edward Island wishes to become strong in its economic development capacity to develop business, tourism, and services for the organization and its members. The council would also like to establish social activities which nurture forth Aboriginal identities, Aboriginal excellence in sports, as well as cultural sensitive programs for children, mother, youth, adults, and Elders. The Native council of Prince Edward Island regards both traditional and contemporary activities as beneficial.

~Holding on to Our Future~

Latest News

Talk and Tea today at 2PM

Greetings Members, we will be hosting our monthly Talk and Tea today at 2PM at our Charlottetown office: 6 F.J. McAulay Court. Everyone is welcome, refreshments are provided. We look forward to seeing and hearing from you !!

 

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Reception

The Native Council of Prince Edward Island, as represented by Andrew Sark, was in attendance at the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Reception yesterday evening at Government House, hosted by his Honourable Frank Lewis and her Honour, Mrs. Dorothy Lewis. The hard work and dedication to the Eagles group by Eileen Conway-Martin, was evident as his Honour recognized the Native Council of PEI in attendance of the reception. Eileen and Andrew took in several heartfelt speeches before taking the opportunity to meet and catch up with the other guests.

We at the Native Council of Prince Edward Island are very proud of our current and past recipients of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, and look forward to growing with this organization for the benefit of our membership. 

For more information on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award program please contact Director of Public Relations, Andrew Sark at:

andrew@ncpei.com or 902-892-5314

Staff in Portage Wednesday the 22nd

Greetings Members,

Andrew will be at the Portage office to facilitate communications repairs, for the morning.

Thank you

BINGO this Thursday October 23rd - Lennox Island

 

 

Attached Files:
Important information for Members regarding flu shots

Get the Flu Shot, Not the Flu

Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Flu vaccination clinics will start in mid-October and are being held in various communities across the province, with some extended hours available as needed.

A centralized toll-free phone number and booking system are in place to make it easier for Islanders to schedule an appointment.  To receive the vaccine in a community nearest you, please call 1-855-354-4358 (4FLU) to schedule an appointment.  The line will be operational beginning on Monday, October 6, 2014. 

For more information on Prince Edward Island's flu vaccination program, visit www.gov.pe.ca/flu

 

 

The preceding information was found at http://www.healthpei.ca/fluclinics

See PEI Government press release below:

For Immediate Release
October 3, 2014

Protect yourself, your family and the community: get the flu shot.

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI -- Everyone over the age of six months should get the flu shot every year says Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie.

“Vaccination is recognized as the single most effective way of reducing the impact of influenza, especially for those most at risk of complications,” said Minister Currie. “We encourage all Islanders to get vaccinated as this is your best defense against the spread of the influenza virus to yourself, your family and your community.”

The vaccine is provided free of charge by the Department of Health and Wellness although a small administration fee may be charged by some providers. Those aged 65 and older, children aged 6-59 months, pregnant women and household contacts of pregnant women, and those who identify as Aboriginal will not be charged an administration fee at the HPEI public influenza immunization clinics and at some physician’s offices. Pharmacies may also administer vaccines this year, to Islanders over five years of age, and will not be charging an administration fee to higher risk people as listed above.

“Seasonal influenza, commonly called the flu, is a contagious respiratory virus,” says Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison. “With influenza season approaching, it is important to take the necessary steps now and throughout flu season to help protect yourself against influenza. Wash your hands often, cough or sneeze into your sleeve, stay home if you are sick and, most importantly, get immunized against influenza.”

Influenza immunization clinics will begin operating in the middle of October in various locations across the province. Public Health Nursing will take calls for appointments beginning on Monday, October 6. At that time, Islanders can call1-855-354-4358 (4FLU) to make an appointment to get your annual influenza vaccine. You can also contact your local pharmacist, family physician or nurse practitioner. For more information go to www.gov.pe.ca/flu

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