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A new look at the impact alcohol has on people in northern Saskatchewan – Regina Leader-Post

September 6, 2016 Alcohol is responsible for half of all deaths in Northern Saskatchewan, believes one indigeneous lawyer. Harold Johnson, author of a new book called Firewater, takes a critical look at the impact alcohol has had on the people in the north. “Alcohol is an aboriginal problem and we can’t rely on government to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2016421 Views

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Northern Lights Casino and its Partners Support the Prince Albert Food Bank

August 31, 2016 – Prince Albert, SK – The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority, Northern Lights Casino and the Northern Lights Casino Development Corporation are hosting a barbeque fundraiser – in partnership with the 2016 City of Prince Albert municipal election candidates – to raise money and present a cheque for $5,000 in support of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2016324 Views

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Crisis intervention services in Saskatoon ‘overloaded’ – StarPhoenix

August 30, 2016 Supports for people dealing with mental health or addictions issues in Saskatoon appear to be overloaded, which may be stopping people from getting help before it’s too late. Tracy Muggli, co-director of mental health and addictions services for the Saskatoon Health Region, said adult beds at the Dubé Centre, which supplies short-term […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2016403 Views

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Have Your Say on Health System Restructuring

August 29, 2016 Saskatchewan residents and interested organizations are invited to provide feedback to the recently-announced advisory panel examining the restructuring of Saskatchewan’s health care system. On August 18, the Minister of Health appointed a three person advisory panel to review the current Regional Health Authority (RHA) structure and provide advice on a system with […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2016482 Views

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Regina health region didn’t notify people about snooping worker: privacy official – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 24, 2016 By CJME THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s privacy commissioner says the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region didn’t do enough after an employee was caught snooping into patient’s records. A report from the commissioner’s office says a patient alleged in October 2015 that an employee had looked through the person’s health […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2016423 Views

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Sask health professionals helping abroad with Doctors Without Borders -Regina Leader Post

August 22, 2016 Doria Melville has worked in difficult conditions, but nothing compares to South Sudan. “It’s unlike anything you’ve done before, even if you think you’re well prepared,” says Melville, a registered nurse from Saskatoon, currently in training to be a pediatric nurse. Melville volunteered with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from August […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2016292 Views

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That’s criminal to me’: How Canada is failing to end HIV/AIDS at home – CBC

Stigma remains a major problem that discourages people from getting tested Aug 22, 2016 Two studies released last month show the tools exist to potentially end the more than three-decades-old scourge of HIV/AIDS, but activists and front-line public health workers in Canada say we simply aren’t using them effectively. The first study found it’s nearly impossible for […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2016248 Views

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Saskatchewan village to get health, education help after school shooting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 16, 2016 LA LOCHE, Sask. _ A remote northern Saskatchewan village where people were traumatized after a deadly school shooting is getting help to improve its future. Premier Brad Wall was in La Loche on Tuesday where he announced new measures for education, health, housing and infrastructure. “We know that it’s a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2016375 Views

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Construction to Start For New Affordable Rental Housing in La Loche

La Loche, SASKATCHEWAN, August 16, 2016 — The construction of a new affordable rental housing project in the Village of La Loche officially broke ground today. The 14-unit project will be built in La Loche’s new subdivision and consists of three 2-bedroom duplexes (six units) and two 3-bedroom duplexes (four units) for families, in addition […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2016418 Views

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Province Offers Additional Support to La Loche

Released on August 16, 2016 Premier Brad Wall returned to La Loche today to fulfill the province’s commitment of additional support to the community following the tragic shootings there in January. “Since the terrible events of last January, the people of La Loche have inspired us with their resilience, unity and optimism,” Wall said.  “Our […]

by aanationtalk on August 16, 2016318 Views

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