health care

Midnight is the deadline for the Hospitals of Regina Home Lottery

Midnight is the deadline for the Hospitals of Regina Home Lottery

Apr 19, 2024 | 5:00am
The hours are ticking down to midnight, the deadline to get your hands on tickets for the Hospitals of Regina Foundation Home Lottery. The lottery is 95 percent sold. This year’s grand prize show home is a 4,000 square foot home in “The Creeks” in Regina, work 1.4 million dollars. The winner of the home, […]
Goal of $2.5M set for “Cardiac Care Campaign” by The Hospitals of Regina Foundation

Goal of $2.5M set for “Cardiac Care Campaign” by The Hospitals of Regina Foundation

Apr 16, 2024 | 2:14pm
Hospitals of Regina Foundation has launched a new cardiac care fundraising campaign and are getting a boost in the process from Municipal Hail Insurance. The Cardiac Care Campaign is set to raise $2.5 million to upgrade the technology in the Regina General Hospital’s second Catheterization Lab, located in the Mosaic Heart Centre. Municipal Hail Insurance […]
HRF Home Lotto 50/50 Jackpot closing in on One Million Dollars

HRF Home Lotto 50/50 Jackpot closing in on One Million Dollars

Apr 4, 2024 | 5:00am
The early bird deadline in the Hospital of Regina Foundation’s Home Lottery is Friday at midnight. That leaves precious little time to grab a ticket. The deadline to get in on the “add on” 50-50 Draw is Friday at midnight. Its closing in on one million dollars, with the winner taking home half, and the […]
Moose Jaw: Banquet to feature speaker discussing drawbacks of MAID

Moose Jaw: Banquet to feature speaker discussing drawbacks of MAID

Mar 26, 2024 | 12:44pm
With more Canadians ending their life with medical assistance in dying (MAID), Moose Jaw’s pro-life group hopes the featured speaker at its upcoming supper can offer a different message on end-of-life care. The featured speaker for the April 12 banquet is Angelina Ireland, the executive director of The Delta Hospice Society in Delta, British Columbia.  […]
Naturopathic doctors aren’t solution to primary care crisis: doctors, health experts

Naturopathic doctors aren’t solution to primary care crisis: doctors, health experts

Mar 25, 2024 | 7:52am
Vancouver naturopathic doctor Vanessa Lindsay has been treating a longtime patient’s high blood pressure through nutrition and exercise. “She’s lost weight. She’s stronger. She’s eating well. She’s hydrated. She’s sleeping better,” said Lindsay. But the patient is still on two blood pressure medications — and because naturopathic doctors in British Columbia are allowed to prescribe […]
More than Six Million Dollars Raised in TeleMiracle #48

More than Six Million Dollars Raised in TeleMiracle #48

Feb 25, 2024 | 5:57pm
People in Saskatchewan were “ringing those phones” all weekend to help out the Kinsmen of Saskatchewan with TeleMiracle #48. By 5 o’clock Sunday afternoon, the annual telethon raised a total of $6,112,717.00. Since 1977, the telethon has raised a total of over 165 million dollars and all of that money stays in Saskatchewan. All the […]
Manitoba, Saskatchewan raise concerns about expanding eligibility for assisted dying

Manitoba, Saskatchewan raise concerns about expanding eligibility for assisted dying

Jan 26, 2024 | 8:05am
Canada’s Health Minister Mark Holland says some provinces will stand opposed to expanding medical assistance in dying for ideological reasons, but the government wants to ensure a majority feel ready.  Holland recently acknowledged provinces have expressed fears that the country may not be ready for the change to take effect in March.  The governments of […]
Fields of anxiety: Overcoming stigma to address mental health struggles of farmers

Fields of anxiety: Overcoming stigma to address mental health struggles of farmers

Dec 21, 2023 | 7:38am
Christi Friesen remembers her husband saying he knew that the cloud of depression over her was finally lifting when he saw her smile at the end of the gruelling 2016 harvest season. That October had been brutal, with three storms dumping about 20 centimetres of snow on the couple’s Peace River, Alta., grain farm. On […]
Saskatchewan auditor reports longer waits for neurosurgeries; more homelessness

Saskatchewan auditor reports longer waits for neurosurgeries; more homelessness

Dec 6, 2023 | 2:12pm
Saskatchewan’s auditor says wait times have spiked for people needing brain and spine surgeries, and there has been a sharp increase in detox clients reporting they are homeless. Tara Clemett said in her report tabled Wednesday there are 722 people in Saskatchewan waiting for a neurosurgeon, with one third waiting more than a year. She said the […]
New Session Opens with a Speech from the Throne

New Session Opens with a Speech from the Throne

Oct 25, 2023 | 6:43am
The Saskatchewan Party government is to deliver the throne speech today and outline its priorities for the year.  Premier Scott Moe says the government plans to address concerns around affordability.  He says the province is looking at how it could help people struggling with housing costs.  The Opposition NDP says it plans to continue to focus on […]