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Legislation Introduced to Create Provincial Health Authority

March 28, 2017 New legislation introduced today will improve frontline patient care by removing arbitrary health region boundaries and create a single Provincial Health Authority. “One Provincial Health Authority that is focused on better coordination of health services across the province will help to ensure patients receive high-quality, timely health care, regardless of where they […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 20175 Views

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Sask Health Restructuring, Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 28, 2017 18:04 REGINA – The Saskatchewan government has introduced legislation to consolidate the province’s 12 health regions into a single provincial health authority. Health Minister Jim Reiter says the move, which was announced in January, will mean better co-ordination of health services across the province and gives the government […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 20174 Views

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New book takes a detailed look at ‘Indian Hospitals’ – APTN

March 17, 2017 Canada had segregated healthcare for Indigenous people for decades. They were known as “Indian Hospitals” and were notorious for their abuse, neglect and, in some cases, experiments. A new investigative book tackles the subject in great detail and the revelations aren’t any more flattering. Tfennario@aptn.ca Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/03/17/new-book-takes-a-detailed-look-at-indian-hospitals/

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201713 Views

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Indigenous doctor numbers growing – StarPhoenix

March 8, 2017 Seventy-one indigenous doctors have graduated from the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan since 1972, when Dr. Melvin Lavallee of Cowessess First Nation was the first. It’s been a slow build up, but this year there are 31 First Nations, Metis and Inuit students in the college, said Valerie Arnault-Pelletier, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201717 Views

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Workshops teach indigenous women self-defence, nutrition, fitness – StarPhoenix

March 9, 2017 Jade Harper’s aunt Bernice was one of her heroes. As a passionate activist for the Metis community, she inspired her niece to get involved. Sadly, she died in her 60s as a result of diabetes. Today, Harper is doing what she can to promote wellness in the indigenous community. Sisters in Action […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201718 Views

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17 stray dogs taken in for vet care by Saskatoon Dog Rescue over the weekend – CBC

The Big River First Nation had requested the rescue’s assistance in dealing with the community’s dogs Mar 01, 2017 Two pregnant dogs were among the 17 rounded up by Saskatoon Dog Rescue during the weekend. Volunteer coordinator Courtney Fisher said volunteers from the rescue had been invited up to the Big River First Nation to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201727 Views

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We Matter campaign to host March workshops in La Ronge and Stanley Mission – MBC Network Radio Online

24 February 2017 The We Matter campaign for Indigenous Youth is hitting the road, with plans to hold workshops in northern Saskatchewan in mid-March. Northwest Territories-raised Tunchai and Kelvin Redvers launched the video messaging campaign in October in the wake of youth suicides in northern Saskatchewan. The Indigenous siblings took inspiration from the success of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201726 Views

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Food Bank receives two tonne donation from Flying Dust First Nation – StarPhoenix

February 22, 2017 Having too much food is usually never a problem — unless you’ve run out of places to keep it. Storage is tight at the Flying Dust First Nation’s Market Garden. That lack of space, paired with the support of corporate buyers, has resulted in two tonnes of Saskatchewan-grown potatoes making their way to the Saskatoon Food […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201770 Views

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Government of Canada announces close to $3 million to support participation of designated communities to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time Count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities

February 22, 2017    Gatineau, Quebec    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced nearly $3 million to support Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) designated communities that wish to participate in Everyone Counts: the 2018 Coordinated Point-in-Time (PiT) count of Homelessness in Canadian Communities. The 2018 Coordinated […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201722 Views

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FHQ Health Services: The First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS)

February 18, 2017 You can complete a survey at FHQ Health Services (located in the All Nations’ Healing Hospital) or someone can come to your home. You will receive a promotional item upon completion. Please contact Connie Bellegarde to set up an appointment. Participating First Nations include: Carry The Kettle, Little Black Bear, Muscowpetung, Nekaneet, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201718 Views

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