• Update: Medical Waste on James Bay Winter Road

    Our Corporate Services Department, working closely with our Privacy Office and transportation vendor, has finished its investigation into how medical waste from Attawapiskat Hospital ended up on the James Bay Winter Road on March 11, 2019. First, we are very sorry that this incident happened and want to thank the community members who brought their…

  • Jack Hutchison Hired as WAHA’s Vice-President of Human Resources and Organizational Development

    WAHA is pleased to announce that Jack Hutchison has been hired as the Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development. We all recognize the immense contribution Jack has made to WAHA, we wish to extend our genuine appreciation for his dedication, previously serving as an HR Generalist and Manager during the building and development…

  • Grief Edu-Therapy Program – Registration Details

    What is Grief-Edu-Therapy? The Edu-Therapy™ process of grief resolution is recognized as one of the most effective programs for dealing with the pain caused by loss and the grief that is often created by conflict within our relationships. This 3-day program will address the conflicting emotions caused by loss and enhance your ability to participate…

  • Join our communities for Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters

    Community Members Invited to Attend: September 30 is Orange Shirt Day where First Nations, local governments, schools and communities come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come. All Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) staff and physicians are encouraged to wear orange shirts on Sunday and Monday and participate…

  • Mushkegowuk Council – Welcome to Physicians and Allied Health Professionals

    MESSAGE FROM MUSHKEGOWUK COUNCIL P.O. Box 370, Moose Factory, ON, P0L 1W0, Tel: 705-658-4222, Fax: 705-658-4250 To all Physicians and Allied Health Professionals: We welcome you to the Mushkegowuk Aski (Land/Territory). As many are aware, our region is currently experiencing a health crisis. A shortage of Physicians, as well as other Allied Health professionals, has left our…

  • Announcement of New Management and Recent Updates

    We hope everyone had a great summer either resting up for the coming winter or enjoying their steep learning curves in their various new positions. We would like to take this opportunity to welcome the new management team at WAHA. Lynne Innes is a Nurse Practitioner and a member of our First Nations who has…

  • Interim Chief of Staff Announcement

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Elaine Innes has been appointed Interim Chief of Staff for the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority effective immediately. Dr. Innes is from Moose Factory and began her career at Weeneebayko General Hospital as a registered nurse, and then advanced to the role of nurse practitioner. Most recently, as a…

  • WAHA Diabetes Coordinator Melissa Hardy Receives Association Catalyst Award – Dietitians of Canada

    Earlier this summer, WAHA Diabetes Coordinator and Dietitian Melissa Hardy received the Association Catalyst Award, for her exceptional contributions in the Northwest and Central Ontario region in the early stage of her nutrition career.  Click here for more information.

  • 32 Long Term Care Beds Allocated to WAHA

    On March 1 2018, our organization submitted an application to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (Ministry), requesting to add long-term care bed capacity.  We are proud to announce that the Ministry has recently approved the request as part of their Aging with Confidence: Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors (Aging with Confidence), and…

  • WAHA Honours the Humboldt Broncos

      In honour of the recent tragic circumstances, WAHA held a special “Jersey Day” on April 12, 2018 and also collected $500 in donations from employees at all WAHA sites to support the Humboldt Broncos fund. WAHA would like to extend its most heartfelt wishes to the Humboldt Broncos and the city of Humboldt.