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Member Spotlight
President's Message
Leanne Niziol is a medical student at the University of Manitoba. She is Dehcho Dene and Shuta Got'ine. She is a citizen of Pehdzeh Ki First Nation, Northwest Territories, which is the northernmost Dene community in the Dehcho region, located along the Mackenzie River. She was raised in her traditional territory with a strong connection to her culture and community. Leanne shares more about her journey in medical school and as well as her experience with environmental health.
Member Spotlight
Aaniin Boozhoo, Tan’si, Greetings from IPAC,
I want to start by reflecting on the spring equinox that just recently occurred. This is an exciting time of year when the day and night become equal and mark the start of longer days to come. I am enjoying hearing the songs of our winged relatives and the chirps of our little four legged ones as they play and dance to celebrate the rebirth of the land. Mother Earth is waking up from her rest and our medicines are starting to peek through the earth. New life is starting and it is a time of renewal for all things. Today I planted some tobacco seeds that I harvested from my plants last year, so that I can continue this circle and grow new medicines to use in ceremony...
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Director's Message
As I write this message I reflect on something my daughter said this morning at breakfast; She was talking about US President Biden approving the Willow Project in Alaska. As a teenager, her TikTok is flooded with peer-to-peer Calls to Action, imploring everyone to sign the petition against the project which is expected to pump between 278 and 287 million metric tons of greenhouse gas pollution into our atmosphere. After telling me what she knew about the Willow Project...
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Upcoming Events
NCIME 'Joy in Work' Working Group Meeting
Closed session held in conjunction with ICAM 2023
April 14, 2023
IPAC Mentorship Gathering: McGill University
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
6:30-9:00pm local
Register for the Event
The IPAC Mentorship Circle
Connect with fellow Indigenous medical student, resident & physician members today to ask questions or seek guidance as you continue your medical education journey or career! More information found 
Black Physicians of Canada Update
Black Physicians of Canada will be hosting their inaugural conference for Black physicians and trainees! They are so excited for this event and to hopefully meet everyone in person. More information to come but they hope you save these dates in your calendar for an exciting and uplifting event!
Tax considerations for Indigenous physicians
Tax considerations for Indigenous physicians
Indigenous physicians play a crucial role in Canada, particularly in underserved communities where
cultural awareness can contribute to better health outcomes for Indigenous peoples. Depending on
where you live and whether you earn income on- or off-reserve, you could be eligible for special tax
deductions or exemptions. Here are some useful tips to consider.
MD Financial Management provides financial products and services, the MD Family of Funds and investment counselling services through the MD Group of Companies. For a detailed list of these companies, visit
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