First responders

Family mourns 2 children, paramedics mourn one of their own after crash

Oct 27, 2019 | 7:45pm

A family is grieving the deaths of two children as Canada’s paramedic community mourns the loss of one of its own, all three of whom died in the same crash on an icy highway in northern Saskatchewan. Alexa LaRiviere-Laliberte, from the hamlet of Jans Bay, Sask., said her 15-month-old daughter, Kinzey, and her 12-year-old cousin […]

New mental health support website launched for first responders

Jul 24, 2019 | 9:48pm

The Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board and the Saskatchewan First Responders Mental health Committee are partnering to bring mental health supports to first responders. According to a 2017 Canadian Journal of Psychiatry survey, 45 percent of first responders showed some symptoms consistent with an operational stress injury, which is four times the rate of the average […]