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Media Statement: Children’s advocates call for significant mental health planning and investment now and after pandemic on National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

SASKATOON – COVID-19 is having major mental health consequences for children and youth across Canada and will have a lasting – and potentially devastating impact – if governments do not act now, say members of the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA). “This pandemic is more than a physical health crisis. What we […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 20213 Views

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Saskatchewan Making Progress On Suicide Prevention Work

May 7, 2021 One Year Anniversary of Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan The Government of Saskatchewan is providing an update on suicide prevention initiatives across the province to mark the one-year anniversary of the release of Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan.  This plan focuses on efforts to support individuals […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202120 Views

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SK Government: COVID-19 Update For May 7: 491,440 Vaccines Administered, 295 New Cases, 237 Recoveries, One New Death

May 7, 2021 Vaccines Reported An additional 10,530 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 491,440. The 10,530 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Far North West, 170; Far North Central, 2; Far […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202121 Views

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Stick It to COVID: Second Dose Strategy Detailed, Youth Included in Vaccine Sequencing

May 6, 2021 Second Dose Administration Starting in May Saskatchewan’s vaccine delivery effort will soon begin administering second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to the general population.  As most residents over the age of 18 are anticipated to receive their first dose by the end of May, second doses will start to be offered to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202110 Views

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Vaccine hesitancy a problem among some groups – Regina Leader Post

May 05, 2021 Vaccine hesitancy is a greater issue among Indigenous and newcomer populations, a survey has found. Attempts are being made to curb that. For many Saskatchewan residents, getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a matter of waiting for their group to be called, battling by Internet or phone to get a spot and then […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202113 Views

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Design Work Begins for Renewal of Prince Albert Victoria Hospital

May 4, 2021 The renewal of Prince Albert Victoria Hospital is moving ahead, to enable the facility to better serve residents of Prince Albert and northern Saskatchewan well into the future. Stantec Ltd. (Stantec) has been selected as the design team for the redevelopment of the Prince Albert Victoria Hospital.  Stantec will be responsible for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202151 Views

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Saskatoon friendship centre’s new mental health program aims to heal intergenerational trauma – CBC

May 03, 2021 Program uses art, sharing circles to provide healing to Indigenous people The Saskatoon Indian Métis Friendship Centre has offered a healing hand up to Indigenous people in need for years. But now, it’s formalizing it with a new mental health program called Sītoskawātowin — a Plains Cree word that means supporting each […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202115 Views

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A Cree Woman’s Call to Action on Animal Welfare – Toronto Star

April 30, 2021 Save Rez Dogs is an Indigenous-based, grassroots initiative started in 2016. The founder, Leah Arcand, from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, began to use the hashtag #SaveRezDogs while working and teaching a land based program in Thunderchild First Nation. Save Rez Dogs provides resources and information for communities who are dealing with the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202122 Views

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For Dr. Ibrahim Khan, trust is its own medicine- The Star Phoenix

“The beautiful skies, the blue skies and open spaces, these are very unique things that now I cannot live without.” When Dr. Ibrahim Khan was a teenager in Pakistan, he saw a message from fate on a television screen. The country’s national television station was carrying Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, an American serial about a female doctor […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202121 Views

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Advocate for Children and Youth Tables 2020 Annual Report

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Lisa Broda, tabled her annual report with the Legislative Assembly today. In her report, Broda outlines the challenges faced by Saskatchewan children and youth in 2020, and the associated difficulties for child-serving systems and the community who care for our province’s most vulnerable. During most of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202170 Views

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