News & Events

October 2013 - Dr. Tait moves to the the new E-Wing of the Health Sciences building.

July 2012 - Dr. Tait moves to the Deptartment of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the Unversity of Saskatchewan.

January 2012 - Dr. Tait launches her Ethical Toolkit Website.

October 7, 2011 - 6:30 pm, Neatby-Timlin Theatre, Univeristy of Saskatchewan. We will be launching the Documentary Child Welfare: The State as Parent created by Caroline Tait from the University of Saskatchewan and Douglas Cuthand of Blue Hill Productions. The evening will include the comedy of Maureen Belanger, a silent auction, and the STR8-UP guys talking about the connections between child welfare and gang involvement. This event is free but donations will be accepted for STR8-UP and charitable receipts can be issued for amounts $10.00 and over. STR8-UP is an organization in Saskatoon that is under the umbrella of the John Howard Society who works with people leaving gang life. They also do significant gang prevention work by talking to children and youth in schools and other community events about the dangers of gang life. CLICK HERE for a copy of the event poster. The MAP to the event can be found here.

March 24-26, 2011 - The Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC) is hosting the First Annual Saskatchewan Indigenous Health Research Conference at the Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The goal of this conference is to bring together Elders, community and academic researchers, community members, Indigenous health care leaders, health care policy makers, students and other stakeholders working in various areas of Indigenous health. While the focus of the conference is the health and wellness of Saskatchewan Indigenous peoples, we encourage the submission of abstracts from projects outside of the province.

January 5, 2011 - NEW RESOURCE LINK. Visit The Wharerâtâ Group. The Wharerâtâ Group is an international network of Indigenous leaders working in mental health and addictions, who share a vision of the near future in which Indigenous peoples sustain their optimal health and wellbeing, and contribute to that vision through strategic use of our Indigenous leadership influence on mental health and addictions systems. Wharerâtâ is a Mâori word, meaning "house of wisdom and understanding, shelter and protection". The Wharerâta Declaration documents a framework to achieve our vision of “healthy Indigenous individuals, families and communities through Indigenous leadership”.

January 5, 2011 - NEW WEBSITE. IPHRC Regina launches their new website. Visit the site here

January 14, 2010 - New IPHRC (Regina) Director Announced - Jo-Ann Episkenew

2009-2010 Scholarship student announced - Amanda LaVallee

2008 - Dr. Caroline Tait wins the YWCA Woman of Distinction award in the category "science, research and technology"

2008 - IPHRC awarded $1.76 million by CIHR

2005 - Effects of Landfill Practices on Environmental Health in SK First Nations Communities

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