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STC Wellness Centre Opens Today

The Wellness Centre has passed all necessary inspections guaranteeing a safe facility for relatives (people) and staff. Now we can help those in need as the winter weather settles in for the long term. “The Wellness Centre is a temporary solution to the systemic issue of homelessness, with long-term potential to help our relatives (Wahkohmakanak) […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202132 Views

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COVID-19 Vaccination Remains Best Protection Against Serious Illness

December 14, 2021COVID-19 Vaccination and Breakthrough Information for November Released Based on the COVID-19 Vaccination and Breakthrough Infections report for the month of November, the rate of hospitalization was 35/100,000 cases for those who were unvaccinated versus 6/100,000 for those fully vaccinated.  The rate for ICU admissions was 8/100,000 for the unvaccinated versus 2/100,000 for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202187 Views

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Métis Government hosts pop-up vaccination clinic this weekend in Saskatoon

December 14, 2021 – Bring your young one down to the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) office on 20th Street East in Saskatoon this weekend for a COVID-19 vaccination and an early Christmas gift. In conjunction with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), MN–S is holding a culturally safe pop-up paediatric vaccination clinic to raise awareness and encourage […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202130 Views

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STC Wellness Centre Opening Delayed

We are working hard to open the Wellness Centre to help our relatives off the streets as soon as possible. This is a priority for everyone involved in the Wellness Centre. We cannot open the Wellness Centre until the HVAC inspection has been approved. We are waiting for approval on meeting the requirements regarding air […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202131 Views

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Indigenous people far more likely to die from opioid overdose: experts – larongeNOW

VANCOUVER — Stacity Bailie had been awaiting approval to enter a drug rehabilitation program when she died of an overdose on Oct. 22. She hadn’t been using illicit opioids for long, said her father, Gary Bailie, but the 27-year-old struggled with an alcohol addiction for more than a decade. “She had such great potential, as […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202121 Views

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Saskatoon Tribal Council Temporary Emergency Wellness Centre Approved

Saskatoon, SK – In response to the surge of homelessness in our city, compounded by COVID-19 and the increasing cold weather, the Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) and several organizations partnered in a proposal to establish a Temporary Emergency Wellness Centre – with long-term potential to help Saskatoon’s homeless population. Today, this proposal has become a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 2021116 Views

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Protecting Saskatchewan Residents from Influenza: 295,165 Flu Shots Administered in Two Months

December 8, 2021 Two months in to the 2021-22 influenza vaccination campaign, nearly 300,000 Saskatchewan residents have received their flu shot. “The flu vaccine is a safe, effective and simple way to prevent illness in yourself and others,” Health Minister Paul Merriman said. “A simple way to keep your loved ones healthy. I want to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202186 Views

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Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome

Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome December 7, 2021 – After careful assessment of the uncertainty and potential health risks surrounding international travel amid the recent spread of the Omicron variant, the Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2021106 Views

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Stick it to COVID: Increasing the Number of Residents Eligible for Booster Doses

December 7, 2021 Recommended Interval Reduced From Six to Five Months Effectively immediately the following groups who have received two doses of a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to receive their COVID-19 booster dose five months following their second dose: Individuals aged 50 years and older Individuals 18 years and older living in the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202128 Views

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SK Government: Province Boosts Funding For Northern Addictions And Recovery Program

December 7, 2021 Mental Health and Addictions Minister Everett Hindley today announced a $337,000 one-time grant to Kineepik Métis Local #9 for Muskwa Lake Wellness Camp. Located near Pinehouse, the camp is a grass-roots, community-directed program that provides land-based health intervention to address alcoholism, suicide rates and overdose deaths in northern Saskatchewan communities. Its healing […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202128 Views

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