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Pharmacy chain fined $30K after Saskatoon pharmacist flagged overbilling of Indigenous Services Canada – CBC

Feb 03, 2023 SRx pleaded guilty to marking up hepatitis C drugs over the maximum allowable amount The pharmacy chain SRx Pharma has been fined $30,000 for overbilling Indigenous Services Canada for drugs used to treat hepatitis C, after a Saskatoon pharmacist alerted the province’s regulatory body to the practice. It’s the largest fine ever handed […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 20231 Views

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Events throughout Saskatchewan for Indigenous Storytelling Month – Global News

February 1, 2023 Throughout the month of February, Indigenous stories will be told in various forms across the country. The Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples, Inc. (LSSAP) has been hosting Aboriginal Storytelling for going on 20 years. The project aims to support and promote First Nations, Métis and Inuit oral storytelling traditions in Saskatchewan […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20237 Views

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Rush continue to honour Indigenous tradition with new ceremony this season – TSN

Lacrosse and Indigenous peoples. A blanket ceremony and land acknowledgement. Respect and reconciliation. These star-crossed connections can be found at every Saskatchewan Rush home game this season. “Being part of an organization like the Rush that shows respect and a move towards reconciliation with First Nations and Indigenous peoples is great,” says Rush forward Marshall […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 20239 Views

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Saskatoon pharmacy disciplined for overbilling Indigenous Services Canada – northeastNOW

Feb 1, 2023 After the pharmacy manager blew the whistle, SRx Pharma Inc. — which runs a pharmacy in Saskatoon — has been found guilty of misconduct. According to the discipline documents from the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals, in 2017 and 2018, the pharmacy overbilled the non-insured health benefits program (NIHB) to the tune […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20239 Views

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Harvard women’s hockey coach under fire after reported racist comments to Indigenous Canadians – CBC

Jan 31, 2023 Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations calls for Katey Stone to resign The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is calling for the resignation of Harvard Crimson women’s ice hockey coach Katey Stone. Stone reportedly made racist comments to players, including two Indigenous Canadians. According to the Boston Globe, Stone accused players of lacking […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202311 Views

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Saskatchewan Rush opening home games this season by gifting Indigenous star blankets – CBC

Jan 31, 2023 Blanket maker says she loves new pregame ritual’s acknowledgement of Indigenous peoples The Saskatchewan Rush have a new pregame tradition that centres on an Indigenous cultural ceremony. From now until the end of this National Lacrosse League season, whenever a new Rush opponent enters the SaskTel Centre, their general manager will be […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20239 Views

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Story Telling: A Métis Way of Visiting – GDI

Jan 30, 2023 Long before a bureaucrat suggested February become Storytelling Month annually, the Métis were telling stories. All cultures were oral cultures to begin with so everything was shared through stories. After written communication became an option, many peoples continued to share via what some call the “oral tradition,” a fancy term for sharing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 20239 Views

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Celebrating Tomorrow’s Leaders – GDI

Jan 30, 2023 Over 500 post-secondary and high school students from Prince Albert and other northern communities, as well as Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP) students and staff, filled the seats at the Prince Albert Rawlinson Center of the Arts on January 18, 2023 for ‘Saskatchewan’s Next Generation of Leaders Workshop’. The key […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202311 Views

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First Nations groups upset with exclusion from health-care funding talks – CBC

Jan 26, 2023 ‘There is no reconciliation for First Nations when we continue to be excluded from these crucial discussions’ First Nations groups are criticizing their exclusion from an upcoming meeting between federal, provincial and territorial governments aiming to reach a funding deal to improve the country’s ailing health-care system. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202315 Views

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Saskatchewan does have a constitution; it’s called Treaty – IRPP

January 26, 2023 The provincial government plan to auction Crown lands covered by treaties with Indigenous Peoples shows that it does not understand the Constitution. Saskatchewan’s provincial government has much to learn about the political history of the lands to which it lays claim. On Jan. 20, the Onion Lake Cree Nation called for Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202316 Views

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