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James Smith Cree Nation chiefs heading to national Indigenous wellness summit – CTV News

Sept. 21, 2022 Chiefs from James Smith Cree Nation are heading to Toronto for the National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness on Friday. “I’m looking forward to helping with the process on how we can heal (and) at the same time bringing the resources back to the community,”said James Smith Cree Nation Chief Wally Burns. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202216 Views

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Government of Canada helps to address health and social inequities in Saskatchewan

From: Public Health Agency of Canada The Intersectoral Action Fund addresses complex public health challenges September 21, 2022 | Ottawa, Ontario | Public Health Agency of Canada Canada is one of the healthiest countries in the world, and everyone in Canada deserves opportunities to thrive and lead a healthy life. The Government of Canada is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202211 Views

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SK Government: Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Availability Expanding September 19

September 15, 2022 Prioritizing Residents at Highest Risk Starting Monday, September 19, the Moderna bivalent booster dose will be available at Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) vaccination clinics and through participating pharmacies to: all Saskatchewan residents 70 years and older, and all Saskatchewan residents 50 years and older in First Nation and Métis communities and those in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202218 Views

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James Smith Cree Nation chief calls for drug treatment centres in wake of knife attacks – CBC

Sep 11, 2022 Crystal meth addiction is rampant in community, support needed, leaders say The chief of James Smith Cree Nation and other Indigenous leaders are calling on the provincial and federal governments to fund on-reserve addiction treatment centres following the horrific stabbing rampage on the Saskatchewan First Nation and neighbouring town of Weldon. “We’ve […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 202211 Views

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Mental health resources needed for First Nations communities grieving from ‘collective trauma’ following Sask. attacks: expert – CTV

Sept. 8, 2022 A First Nation community is grappling with the realities of the tragedy that left 10 people dead and 18 others injured, following a three-day manhunt for the suspects involved in the Saskatchewan stabbing attacks. Friends and family members in the James Smith Cree Nation are mourning together, with candlelight vigils and healing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202216 Views

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Saskatchewan Launches Aggressive Health Human Resources Action Plan

September 7, 2022 Over 1000 professionals to be added to health system. The Government of Saskatchewan is releasing further details on its four-point action plan to recruit, train, incentivize and retain healthcare workers, which is included as part of the 2022-23 Budget. This historic Health Human Resources Action Plan directly connects to Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202217 Views

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Regional Dialogue Sessions Now Open for Registration

Regional Dialogue Sessions Now Open for Registration The Indigenous Centre for Cumulative Effects (ICCE) is excited to be hosting regional dialogue sessions across Canada as part of its National Needs Assessment to inform its strategic planning, and ultimately the future of the organization. A key objective of the Needs Assessment is to assess the ongoing […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 202219 Views

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Supports in place for victims and families affected by James Smith Cree Nation attacks – CTV

Sept. 7, 2022 In the wake of the tragedy in James Smith Cree Nation and the community of Weldon, organizations in the Queen City and across Canada are providing supports and gathering donations to assist those affected. The Hope for Wellness Helpline (1-855-242-3310) is available to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. The helpline provides 24 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202213 Views

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Information about COVID-19 at Willow Cree Healing Lodge

From: Correctional Service Canada The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that five inmates at Willow Cree Healing Lodge, in Saskatchewan, have tested positive for COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, inmates, and the public continue to be our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 202218 Views

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Cree man says racism at walk-in clinic led to ER visit, wants better training for Sask. docs – CBC

Aug 31, 2022 Joseph Naytowhow says he is using his experience of racial stereotyping as a teaching moment Warning: This story contains photos of a medical condition that some readers may find distressing In March, Joseph Naytowhow was suffering from an uncomfortable pain below his ribcage, so he sought help at a walk-in clinic in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202219 Views

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