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Job Posting: Regina Program Coordinator

Project Background / Accountability The Healthy Start / Départ Santé is a provincial and bilingual early years’ health promotion initiative, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Community Initiatives Fund. The project’s goal is to increase opportunities for regular physical activity and healthy eating in early learning and childcare settings, including prekindergarten.  …

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HSDS team welcomes new nutrition practicum student

Véronique Dion-Cyr is from the Montérégie region of Quebec. She is finishing her Bachelor’s degree in nutrition at the University of Ottawa and is posted in Saskatoon for her practicum until the end of March 2018. Véronique is eager to collaborate with the Healthy Start initiative and hopes that her knowledge and experience can contribute …

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Northern Lights School Division and AHSUNC are ready for a Healthy Start

On August 29th, the beginning of the school year, before students returned to their classes, Healthy Start/Départ Santé had the first training of the fall season with Northern Lights School Division and AHSUNC in Prince Albert, SK.  The training included teachers from Cole Bay/Jans Bay, La Ronge, Air Ronge, and La Loche schools as well …

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A Busy Fall Season in the Fransaskois Community!

Healthy Start /Départ Santé (HSDS) is quite active in the French community this autumn.  HSDS offered a very first training to the French family childcare home providers.  The participants appreciated the LEAP resources and said they are important for programming activities. A Healthy Together workshop will be offered by HSDS at the parent symposium of …

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Job Posting – Evaluation Coordinator

Lead Organisation: Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan (RSFS), Saskatchewan Network for Health Services in French (provincial NGO). Position Details: Contract position, Full-time equivalent (37.5 hrs/wk) Contract term: 1 year with possibility of renewal; Start Date: immediately Salary: Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and education Workplace location: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Project Summary: …

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« Aurevoir » Roger!

It is official, Roger Gauthier has retired from the RSFS and is looking forward to family time and volunteering in the community.  Roger Gauthier is a founding member of the Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan Network for Health Services in French) and was the Executive Director since September 2009.   Roger has been …

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‘Save the Date’ for the Healthy Together Facilitator training (English only)

Regina, SK – September 13-14, 2017 HT offers easy to integrate activities and resources that promote knowledge and skills development for healthier lifestyle practices in families. Organisations interested in integrating HT within existing groups (for children, youth or families) are encouraged to nominate 2 staff members for this training. Training will be over the course …

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New to Healthy Start – LEAP Resources

Healthy Start/Départ Santé, in partnership with Decoda Literacy Solutions, will now be distributing copies of LEAP™, Food Flair and HOP Early Learning Practitioners Resources to child care centres, Pre-Kindergarten classrooms and Headstart programs who have participated in the Healthy Start initiative.  The resources are free of charge, you just have to cover shipping costs!  Please …

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Job Posting: Bilingual Project Coordinator

Project Background / Accountability: The Healthy Start / Départ Santé is a provincial and bilingual early years’ health promotion initiative, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Community Initiatives Fund. The project’s goal is to increase opportunities for regular physical activity and healthy eating in early learning and childcare settings, including prekindergarten.  …

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