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Sask No Smoking – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 12, 2018 By CJME REGINA – No butts about it _ the University of Regina is going smoke-free beginning Aug. 1. Starting on that date anyone who wants to light up a cigarette will have to leave the campus to get their fix. Darren Cherwaty, director of health, safety […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201824 Views

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Statement: Men’s Health Week

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Men’s Health Week, June 11-17, is an opportunity to build awareness about the importance of physical health and well-being among Canadian men, and to encourage men to take action to improve their overall health. Canadians are some of the healthiest people in the world; however, we know that many […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201828 Views

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Bishop cycles across Canada for suicide prevention – CTV

An Anglican Bishop is cycling across Canada to raise funds for suicide prevention and leadership in Indigenous communities. Rob Hardwick, from Qu’Appelle Saskatchewan, is using the trip as an opportunity to take “the environment into prayer, going uphill praying for those who are struggling with life.” His journey began May 19 in Victoria, and he […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201836 Views

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Families are healing’: Regina program helps parents in crisis keep their kids – CBC

Parents from across Canada come to Regina to save their families Jun 11, 2018 It takes a lot to shock Patti Petrucka. As director of the Family Treatment Program for Ranch Ehrlo Society in Regina, she gets files describing young children sniffing gas, joining gangs and smoking marijuana. “It paints you a picture,” she said. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201831 Views

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Incidence of epilepsy in Indigenous population double the national average – University of SK

SASKATOON — University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have discovered that the incidence of epilepsy in the Canadian Indigenous population is twice that of non-Indigenous Canadians. Jun 7, 2018 In a study published today in Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, a team of epidemiologists and neurologists led by Dr. Jose Téllez-Zenteno has established for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201829 Views

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Epilepsy double national average in Indigenous population: study – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 7, 2018  SASKATOON _ A study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among Indigenous Canadians is twice that of non-Indigenous people. Research from the University of Saskatchewan shows a national rate annually of 62 new cases per 100,000 people. But for self-identified First Nations patients that rate doubles. Researchers say they don’t […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201825 Views

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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day – Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa

June 01, 2018 On behalf of CIHR, I would like to wish First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples a happy National Indigenous History Month and a National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. For all Canadians, June is a very special month as we all come together to celebrate the traditions, cultures and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201826 Views

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The NIB Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 Successful Groups and Organizations receiving funding for Programs aimed at Healing and Reconciliation

The National Indian Brotherhood (NIB) Trust Fund announces the 2018-2019 successful groups and organizations who have been approved for funding for a wide variety of educational programs and initiatives aimed at supporting healing and reconciliation. The NIB Trust Fund Board of Trustees has approved approximately $6.5 million in funding to 84 Groups and Organizations who […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201826 Views

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New First Nation firefighters train to protect their communities

Credits: CBC News: The National Published on May 29, 2018 New volunteer firefighter recruits from First Nations in northern Saskatchewan are training to help prevent losses in their communities during wildfire season. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News.

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 201828 Views

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SK Government: Domestic Violence Death Review Final Report Released

May 24, 2018 The final report from Saskatchewan’s Domestic Violence Death Review Panel has been released. The panel was formed in the summer of 2016, and released an interim report in May 2017.  The final report is the result of an in-depth look at six specific cases of homicide related to domestic violence.  The final […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201842 Views

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