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February 1, 2021

Youth and Mental Health

Canada is currently experiencing a mental health crisis among its youth population which includes high rates of mental illness, suicide and delays in accessing services. Young people aged 15-24 are more likely to experience mental health crises than any other age group. These issues are being exacerbated by COVID-19 and reform of the mental health […]

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January 28, 2021

Correlation Found Between COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Mental Illness

Mental Health Research Canada has conducted poll number 4/13 in December 2020, researching the mental health of adult Canadians during COVID-19. The study found that both Manitoba and Saskatchewan reported the highest increase of depression (21%) and highest increase of anxiety (27%) and Alberta reported the second highest increase of depression (17%) and third highest […]

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January 6, 2021

Play and the Pandemic

In an article published on December 23rd, in The Conversation, Dr. Patrick Lewis and Whitney Blaisdell, founder of Project Play YQR consider how the pandemic and its restrictions have affected play. The impact has been significant, and, as they argue, has centered play largely around the home. Three of the recommendations Lewis and Blaisdell make […]

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December 22, 2020

Holiday Connection

Due to the lockdown measures in Manitoba, it’s possible that 4000 children on Northern Manitoba First Nations may not receive Christmas gifts.Indigenous Canadian Medical Dispensaries has teamed up with Indigenous leaders and military members deployed in northern communities to create the ‘Let’s Save Christmas Toy Drive.’ The goal of the fundraiser is $50 000 and […]

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December 17, 2020

Eviction Ban Called For in Manitoba

Poverty advocates from Make Poverty History Manitoba are calling for the Government of Manitoba to reinstate eviction bans. Manitoba (among others) is seeing an uptick in homelessness and this is concerning as the temperatures continue to drop and COVID-19 numbers remain high. The previous eviction ban was in place from March until October. Advocates say […]

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December 15, 2020

2nd Round of Funding Announced for Sask. Schools

Saskatchewan has announced a second round of funding for its schools. The funding will be accessed through the COVID-19 Contingency Fund and will be used for: $5.2 million for sanitization, including 107 additional staff, $7.2 million for equipment and furniture, $21 million for remote learning, including 279 teachers and staff, $2.6 million for technology upgrades, […]

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