This year, the Social Committee wanted to focus on taking care of yourself and what you do to care for your mental health. You sent the photos in, and your colleagues voted. Here are this years winners!Continue reading “ASPA’s Annual Photo Contest Winners of 2022!”
This presentation was be given by Colleen Dell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., and Research Chair in One Health & Wellness.
Thank you for those who were able to attend, and for those who brought their furry friends on screen from home. We recorded it for those who were interested and unable to attend.Continue reading “The Role Pets Play in Human Health and Mentality – Video Recording”
ASPA and CUPE 1975’s Mental Health Campaign would like to invite you and your colleagues to a virtual presentation. This presentation will be given by Colleen Dell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Research Chair in One Health & Wellness, and her lovely Dog, E-Jay!
This presentation will be on Wednesday, August 24th from 12:00pm-1:00pm, via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, the Zoom link will be sent out the morning of.
We encourage those who are working from home to bring their furry friends on camera!
For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact ASPA at firstname.lastname@example.org
As some of you may know, CUPE 1975, ASPA, and The Canadian Mental Health Association have partnered together for a campaign to end the stigma on Mental Health and promote awareness.
We recently had our first major event on Wednesday, June 15. The event was held in the Bowl where we gave away free hot dogs and sold t-shirts for donations.
The total of donations received for the Canadian Mental Health Association is $1,322.63!
Thank you to all the CUPE 1975 & ASPA Members that volunteered their time and energy to this event. Please keep your eyes and ears open for our next event.
If you or someone you know is struggling, please don’t hesitate to reach out to some of the resources listed below.
CUPE 1975 & ASPA
Crisis Services Canada: 1-833-456-4566
Indigenous Wellness Resources: https://indigenous.usask.ca/resources/wellness-resources.php
Lumino Health Care: https://wellness.usask.ca/help/virtual-health-care.php#Overview
Mind Beacon: https://wellness.usask.ca/help/cbt.php
Saskatoon Mobile Crisis (After Hours): 306-933-6200
On May 5th, 2022, Heidi Fischer was able to join our members for a presentation on Mental Health and how to talk about it. The recording of the session will be here until September 1, 2022 for those who missed it.
By Jeanelle Mandes – Global News – Posted June 21, 2022
The significance is to recognize and honour the outstanding achievements of the Indigenous peoples of Canada and to celebrate the summer solstice. This will be Regina’s first year back since the pandemic of celebrating NIP Day in person.Continue reading “Saskatchewan Marks National Indigenous Peoples Day for 2022”
- Tyler Barrow
- Multi-Skilled Journalist CTV News Saskatoon
- Published June 6, 2022, 4:22pm
George Parker attached a studio to his home in Cando, Sask. to help provide opportunities for Indigenous artists.
The studio is fully-equipped to help artists, podcast producers and documentarians.
“It gives us a place to work under our own time constraints. The clock is not ticking for us,” said Parker, who has worked in the Indigenous music industry for 30 years.Continue reading “Sask Music Producer Hopes New Studio Will Help Indigenous Artists Flourish”
Written by Karen E. Mosier
Mark Ferguson has a Bachelor of Arts (English Major) from the University of Saskatchewan and a post-grad Bachelor of Journalism from the University of King’s College. His first job was as the Editor of the Sheaf student newspaper in 2001. He moved away for a while to pursue grad studies. Mark returned in 2007 to take a position with the Alumni Relations Department working on the Green & White and as an in-house writer. He soon moved over to On Campus News as a writer with the Communications Department. He became the first Media Relations Officer a couple years after that and built the first USask news site (news.usask.ca). He took a position with the Canadian Light Source in 2013 where he worked in the communications department as a science writer until 2016. Mark took a short leave from campus to work for the Aga Khan Foundation in Tajikistan but returned in 2017 to take a position with the Global Institute for Water Security and the pan-Canadian Global Water Futures program. He has worked about 17 years at the university.Continue reading “ASPA Member Highlight – Mark Ferguson, Director of Communications, Global Institute for Water Security”
Disclaimer – The views in this article are not necessarily the views of, nor express our reality in, ASPA. The purpose of highlighting this article is to provide members with varying viewpoints and information about Labour and the happenings around campus, provincially, nationally and internationally.
Written by Paula Tran for 770 CHQR Posted May 2, 2022, 10:53am.Continue reading “Calgary Board of Education will form name review committee for Sir John A. Macdonald School”