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The Government of Canada invests in safer health systems through the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies and Sturgeon Lake First Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 17, 2022 —Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatchewan — Indigenous Services Canada As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to addressing anti-Indigenous racism in health systems, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is supporting the expansion of Indigenous Health Human Resources and Indigenous midwifery initiatives. The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202244 Views

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Government of Canada supports Indigenous Dental Therapy program launching at University of Saskatchewan

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release May 17 The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Dentistry, together with the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA), Northlands College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, are collaborating to establish the first and only accredited Indigenous dental therapy degree program of its kind in Canada. This initiative will focus on the recruitment of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202216 Views

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White Buffalo Treatment Centre Celebrates Grand Opening of Permanent Facility

From: Indigenous Services Canada May, 16, 2022 Community-based programs that are dedicated to wellness are integral to building resiliency and fostering positive health outcomes, especially among youth. The White Buffalo Treatment Centre Board of Directors and staff, in partnership with Indigenous Services Canada, is pleased to announce the grand opening of their permanent facility located […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202213 Views

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STC: Major Funding Announcement for Emergency Wellness Centre

On May 12, 2022, the Saskatoon Tribal Council and its Member First Nations gathered together for their annual spring assembly. The event started with a partnership announcement with the Ministry of Social Services and the City of Saskatoon, followed by an agreement signing ceremony. The Government of Saskatchewan will provide up to $3.5 million to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20229 Views

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Indigenous-Led 24/7 Holistic Wellness Center Pilot In Saskatoon

May 12, 2022 The Government of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) and the City of Saskatoon are partnering to pilot a 24/7 Emergency Wellness Centre in Saskatoon to provide holistic supports and services to meet cultural, mental health, addictions and supportive housing needs of people experiencing homelessness. “The province is pleased to partner with Saskatoon Tribal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202274 Views

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Saskatchewan Continues Making Progress On Suicide Prevention Work

May 9, 2022 Two-Year Anniversary of Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan The Government of Saskatchewan continues to build partnerships to support individuals and families at risk of suicide as it marks the two-year anniversary of the release of Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan. “The tragic loss of a person […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202280 Views

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Advocate Encourages Empathy to Improve Services During Mental Health Week

SASKATOON – Lisa Broda, Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, encourages everyone to remember the power of empathy during Mental Health Week (#GetReal) – May 2-8, 2022. “This year’s focus is on using empathy to better understand what is happening for an individual suffering from mental health issues. Hearing from young people on their experiences […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2022115 Views

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Report finds most Indigenous women who have been in care face violence, sexual assault – Starphoenix

May 01, 2022 A Statistics Canada analysis found 81 per cent of Indigenous women who had been in the child-welfare system had been physically or sexually assaulted in their life. Front-line workers are calling for more support for Indigenous families after a Statistics Canada analysis found First Nations, Inuit and Métis women are more likely […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202227 Views

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Saskatchewan Expands Covid-19 Booster Eligibility To 50+

April 26, 2022 Saskatchewan has expanded the eligibility for fourth doses (second booster) of COVID-19 vaccinations to all residents aged 50 and older effective immediately. The fourth dose is recommended four months or longer after having received the third dose. Previously, the fourth dose was limited to individuals over 70 or those 50 years and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 202274 Views

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Sask. mom seeks answers after baby boy’s leg allegedly broken in hospital – CTV News

April 13, 2022 A Saskatchewan mother is looking for answers from Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital after she left her seven-month-old baby in its care and returned to find him in a full leg cast. On April 4, Teelah Soosay visited her son Tobias who was “in good spirits and doing well,” according to a Federation of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202233 Views

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