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Sask. apartment residents who endured 10 days without central heat want answers – CBC

Jan 11, 2022 Refugees, other low income residents say they could see their breath as they huddled under blankets Residents who endured 10 days without central heat in their Saskatoon apartment building say they’re glad things are working again, but that many questions remain. The residents, mainly refugee and Indigenous families, say the whole ordeal has been difficult. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202260 Views

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SK Government: 98 Projects Approved for Provincial Traffic Safety Fund Grant funding

January 5, 2022 Projects Help Drive Traffic Safety in 92 Saskatchewan Communities A total of 98 applications across 92 Saskatchewan communities will benefit from traffic safety initiatives, thanks to the latest round of funding from the Provincial Traffic Safety Fund Grant program. Communities will receive grants ranging from $502 to $53,685, for a total of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202260 Views

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SK Government: Mental Health Treatment Beds Open Across Province

January 4, 2022 More residential mental health beds are operating in Saskatchewan to safely help people transition from hospital back into their communities. These new beds are part of a 2019-20 Provincial Budget commitment to provide approximately 75 residential mental health beds across Saskatchewan, with $6 million of annual funding beginning 2020-21. The funding allowed […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 2022122 Views

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Virtual health-care pilot project launched for northern Saskatchewan Indigenous communities – Global News

December 22, 2021 Indigenous children in communities in northern Saskatchewan are at risk in obtaining accessible pediatric healthcare due to their location. As part of a solution, a partnership between the Jim Pattinson Children’s Hospital, the University of Regina and the First Nations University of Canada was formed to expand a previously piloted virtual health-care […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2021141 Views

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Government donates $1.27 million for virtual health care in northern Saskatchewan – meadowlakeNOW

Dec 20, 2021 Northern communities in Saskatchewan now have a virtual health-care pilot project thanks to a significant amount of funding from the federal government. Researchers with the University of Regina and the Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre at the First Nations University of Canada, as well as the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital, will receive […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202170 Views

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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, 202176 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, 2021130 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, 202168 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, 202164 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, 202162 Views

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