• 28
    August
    2018

    Marijuana Legislation Training

    Marijuana Legislation Workshop On August 15th we hosted a Marijuana Legislation Workshop facilitated by Leah Schatz, who is a lawyer with MLTAIkins.  We had 29 attendees and 12 Agencies participating in this event. The presentation focused on a Saskatchewan perspective of the new Marijuana Legisla...

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  • 27
    August
    2018

    Indigenous Facilitator Development Working Group

      The Indigenous Facilitator Development Working Group (IFDWG) has been established to provide an opportunity for SFNFCI’s current and future facilitators to contribute to the development of Indigenous facilitator training and development of resource materials from an Indigenous perspective that...

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  • 27
    August
    2018

    A Summer Student’s Experience at SFNFCI

      HI, I'm Brooke Kayseas and was a summer student at SFNFCI from May to August 2018.  Working here at SFNFCI this past summer has taught me a lot. I feel so grateful for the opportunity that I had been given, to be welcomed into this office and to learn from so many great people. As my final days...

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  • 24
    August
    2018

    The Disability Project Goes to Nechapanuk's Caregiver Camp

    Nechapanuk has been holding camps for many years, but this year the agency organized its first ever Caregiver Camp!  Over 30 caregivers from the three communities served by the agency (Red Earth, Shoal Lake, and Cumberland House) attended along with dozens of agency and camp staff.  The camp was ...

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  • 21
    August
    2018

    “It’s My Life” at Patuanak Youth Camp

    As the current Programs Summer Student here at SFNFCI, I’m sometimes lucky enough to participate in special events. Here I’ll be writing about my experience this past week when I travelled up north to participate in a youth camp held by, and on, Patuanak First Nation August 2nd.  Coming from S...

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  • 26
    July
    2018

    Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Shelter Develop Standards of Practice

    The Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute Inc. has been working with five Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Shelters in the last year to develop their standards of practice.    These standards were created in several meetings with leaders from First Nations women’s shelte...

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  • 18
    July
    2018

    Human Resource and Finance Working Group Meetings June 2018

    Last fiscal year the HR and Finance Working Groups joined together to focus on the development of Job Descriptions and a Market Salary Review.  Together the team completed 31 Job Descriptions that where sent to a consulting firm for a Market Salary review so each Job Descriptions could have a salar...

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  • 28
    June
    2018

    2018-19 Disability Research Project Begins

    Yet another year of the Disability Research Project has begun! Building on the work of the past two years' projects (read previous reports here and review past blog posts by scolling through archives on the right)  this year we will expand our partnerships and continue to gather systematic informa...

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  • 28
    June
    2018

    Disability Research Project 2017-18: The Final Report is out!

    The 2018-18 Disability Research Project concluded this past March and the two reports outlining the findings - a Full Report and a Summary Report, are now available!    Both reports can be viewed and downloaded from our 'Training & Reseources' page [click here to be taken to the page] The backgr...

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  • 30
    May
    2018

    Sask Jordan's Principle Information Sessions Wrap Up

    We are currently wrapping up the Saskatchewan Jordan’s Principle project as we have attended to our last planned information session on May 16th in Fort Qu’Appelle.  As we begin to prepare a brief report summarizing the number of participants, the different sectors represented and the analytics...

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