WAHA News & Events

  • A Canadian FIRST in environmental building maintenance for WAHA staff

    Congratulations to our maintenance staff for becoming the FIRST ever remote, northern, First Nations graduates to become Building Operator Certified (BOC) by the Canadian Coalition for Green Healthcare and Healthcare Energy Leaders Ontario. The competency-based BOC training offered improved our teams’ technical expertise and job skills to improve our facilities so that they are more…

  • Move to Moose Factory….by Dr. Zahra Jaffer

    Dr. Zahra Jaffer shares why her “move to Moose Factory one of (the) best (she) made” In the Fall issue of the Northern Ontario Medical Journal, Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) physician, writes about her three years living in and caring for patients in the James Bay and Hudson Bay region. Dr. Jaffer describes the…

  • 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, began her career at WGH as a Registered Nurse, and then advanced to the role of Nurse Practitioner. Most recently, as a Physician, Dr. Innes…

  • Sealed Bid Auction Closing September 11th, 2018

    Weeneebayko Area Health Authority WAHA Paramedic Services SEALED BID AUCTION SURPLUS EQUIPMENT VEHICLE PACKAGE 2001 ‐ 27 foot Jet Boat with Trailer Twin 175 hp Mercruiser powerheads on sport‐jet pumps Two additional new/rebuilt sport jet pumpsb Can be seen at the Moosonee Health Center, 5‐Percy’s Way Moosonee ON AS IS, WHERE IS ALL BIDS MUST…

  • OBS Closure Community Announcement

    Community Announcement Moose Factory, Moosonee, Albany, Attawapiskat, Kashechewan, and Peawanuck It is with regret that as of August 13, 2018, WAHA needs to temporarily close our OBS labour and delivery services due to a physician shortage at WAHA. We apologize for the impact on service delivery and hope that this transition will not be long.…

  • 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.