Nēwo Yōtina Friendship Centre

Regina now has a supervised overdose prevention site operating

May 26, 2021 | 10:21am

It has taken a while to get going, but an overdose prevention site is now running. The site, located in downtown Regina at the Newo Yotina Friendship Centre, started operations last week. Friendship Centre Director Michael Parker says they wanted to start with a “soft opening”. “We wanted to focus our attention on getting things […]

Regina centre gets preliminary approval for an overdose prevention site

Mar 5, 2021 | 4:27pm

Preliminary approval has been given for a Regina centre to open an overdose prevention site. The executive director of the Nēwo Yōtina Friendship Centre says approval came from the provincial government this week with the hope being everything can be up and running in two weeks. Michael Parker says the site will operate out of […]

Regina friendship centre looking for approval to run safe consumption site

Dec 21, 2020 | 7:11am

A Regina friendship centre is hoping to host an in-house safe consumption site in the New Year, pending approval from the Ministry of Health. The Nēwo Yōtina Friendship Centre submitted documents Friday looking for exemption from the province to operate as an Urgent Public Health Need Site as soon as January. Executive Director Michael Parker […]