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Coordination of Benefits

January 27, 2023 — In some families, two adults will have a benefit plan through their employer. The coverage may be somewhat different and some of the coverage could even overlap. Insurance companies follow procedures set out by the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA). The CLHIA establisheds which plan pays first when a claim is made to more than one plan, for...

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Many Nations Partnership with Pillway

December 7, 2022 — Many Nations has partnered with Pillway Pillway is an online pharmacy service that delivers prescriptions to your door. This is a voluntary service available to our Co-operative members and their employees, at no cost to their group benefits plan. Prescription delivery is free, and there is 24/7 access to pharmacists and other health care support.  Read the news release from...

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Co-ops as a Tool for Economic Reconciliation

November 22, 2022 — In a webinar series from Co-operatives First, Indigenous Relations Lead Trista Pewapisconias and her guests Dr. Priscilla Settee and Dr. Kathy Walker lead a discussion on how co-ops and social economies provide effective development models for Indigenous communities. They discuss what economic reconciliation is, how it’s affected by government policies, and its impact on Indigenous communities. "Economic reconciliation is much more...

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We have a new look!

November 3, 2022 — A new look for Many Nations You'll see our new look everywhere! The brand represents what we have become since 1980: A community owned co-operative coming together to realize the social and economic benefit of participating in their organizations' group benefits and pension products. Animikii, an Indigenous-owned technology company, helped us create our new logo. The bright, clean design showcases a...

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A Story of Many Nations

September 24, 2018 — In the late 90s, Joe Carter, Director of Education for Onion Lake First Nation, recognized First Nations had similar financial services needs to their non-Indigenous counterparts, but those needs weren’t being met in the same way. He saw an opportunity and went to work. Strength in numbers Understanding how these products and services could best serve First Nations peoples was...

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Igniting Change

December 3, 2009 — Article from “Say Magazine” Herb Strongeagle, of Pasqua First Nation, was raised by his grandparents before entering Residential School at Lebret, Saskatchewan at the age of five. His grandfather was a medicine man and his grandmother a well-respected midwife. There were daily prayers and offerings with a peace pipe and sweetgrass, sweats and powwow dancing. His grandfather was a spiritual person, as...

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Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada Media Clips

January 7, 2007 — Click HERE to read the article from the Cowichan News Leader. 

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