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Opinion: Next government must make effort to erase cancer care backlog – Regina Leader Post

Sep 17, 2021 Whatever government forms after election day, it will need a plan to recover from the pandemic including reducing the cancer care backlog. This election simply cannot be politics as usual. We are still in the midst of a pandemic that will take years if not decades to fully recover from. As voters, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202110 Views

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City of Saskatoon: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls & Two Spirit report recommends community Matriarch as a safety resource

A report directed by City Council to explore supports for Indigenous women and girls and two spirit people (IWG2S) recommends establishing an Independent Office of the Representative Matriarchs who will work with other matriarchs on creating an IWG2S Centre. The Matriarch or “Auntie” will assist IWG2S. “She would act as aunties do,” says Melissa Cote, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202119 Views

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Saskatchewan Issues New Provincial Emergency Order To Address Labour Mobility In The Healthcare System

September 13, 2021 The Government of Saskatchewan has issued a new Provincial Emergency Order to once again provide for health system labour mobility through greater flexibility in scheduling and redirecting health care workers to areas experiencing capacity pressures and in the use of supplementary resources. The provisions are effective immediately. A previous letter of understanding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202117 Views

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With COVID-19 cases rising in Stanley Mission, chief asks province for renewed self-isolation mandate – CBC

Sep 10, 2021 Lac La Ronge chief requests public health order requiring those who test positive to isolate As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the community of Stanley Mission, Sask., the local First Nations chief is calling on the province to reinstate mandatory isolation for those who test positive for the virus. The community, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202127 Views

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Finding their inner light: mothers recover from addiction with support of Indigenous healing camp – CBC

Sep 08, 2021 Last year, 7 mothers completed the 30-day Indigenous treatment program When women come to the healing on the land treatment camp, Lynn Tootoosis can see that, for many, their inner light has been dimmed. The 30-day treatment camp is for Indigenous mothers struggling with meth and opioid addictions and whose children are in care. “So how […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202125 Views

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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan launches vaccine incentive lottery – CBC

Sep 03, 2021 $25K educational scholarships among potential prizes A new campaign in Saskatchewan aims to encourage Métis citizens to roll up their sleeves. This week Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) launched This is Your Shot, a COVID-19 vaccination incentive program that offers a variety of prizes to fully-vaccinated Métis citizens in the province. “Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2021141 Views

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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan Launches This Is Your Shot Vaccine Incentive Draws

Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) is launching This is Your Shot, a vaccination incentive program encouraging Métis citizens to get fully vaccinated for a chance to win prizes. This campaign is part of our ongoing efforts and commitment to supporting Métis citizens, families and communities as we collectively deal with the ongoing reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202129 Views

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Province Recognizes Overdose Awareness Day, Partners With Moms Stop The Harm To Launch Anti-Stigma Campaign

The Government of Saskatchewan is recognizing August 31, 2021 as International Overdose Awareness Day. This annual campaign seeks to end overdoses, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. “The loss of any life to an overdose, or suspected overdose, is a tragedy and has […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202190 Views

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COVID-19 Update For The Week Of August 31: Saskatchewan Conducts Self-Testing Pilot For Students Under Age 12

August 31, 2021 With children returning to school shortly, a pilot program will be launched in a small selection of schools to provide COVID-19 self-testing rapid antigen kits to families with students under age 12.  This age group is currently not eligible to be vaccinated. The 24 schools included in the pilot program will be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202137 Views

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Indigenous children’s book ‘Little Louis’ aims to curb COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy with a culturally relevant story – The Conversation

The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for everyone. But communities are different, and so are their pandemic experiences. After more than a year of uncertainty and frustration, vaccines have brought many a sense that a return to normal is on the horizon. However, health and research communities now face a new challenge: vaccine hesitancy. While […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2021113 Views

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