SPA Newsletter - Winter 2017

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Welcome to the Winter edition of the Saskatchewan Physiotherpy Association Newsletter


Standing Reports


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Ukrainian Fundraiser Dinner

 Friday, March 10 2017

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CPA needs your help!

Strategic planning 2017.

To take the survey click here

or for more information click here.


Survey needs to be completed by March 3rd.



Call for nominations

Do you have a colleague who is making a difference in the Physiotherapy profession? An individual who is achieving amazing goals in their practice area, or in their research field?
Why not consider honouring their efforts with a nomination for an annual SPA award?

The deadline to submit a nomination for the SPA awards is
 Friday, March 3, 2017.

Nominations for awards can be submitted to Jodie Munro, SPA Administrative Assistant, via email (

There are 8 award categories (outlined below). The Terms of Reference for each award can be viewed on the SPA website (Members Area: ).


Other News

  • Decreased SHR funding for Outpatient Physiotherapy in Saskatoon.  The Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) contracted Smithwick's Physiotherapy to provide outpatient physiotherapy services to clients in Saskatoon for many years.  The number of patients provided this service was 1440 annually, the equivalent of 2.5 Physiotherapists... Read more

  • Please consider donating some physical therapy time to those in need. For more information on contributing to YXE Connects, please contact Sarah Oosman (

  • Calling All Physical Therapists! SWITCH NEEDS YOU!

    SWITCH is a student run wellness clinic providing free medical and social services/programming for individuals in Saskatoon’s West side… Find out more

  • Join the Give Life Movement

    Saskatoon needs more than 5,000 new donors this year in order to keep up with patients in need of blood and blood products.  One out over every two people are eligible to give blood, but only 1 in 60 actually roll up their sleeves to Give Life. Read More

  • The next ‘Division of Chiropractic Rounds’ will be held on Thursday March 16th 2017 at 6pm.  Click here for information



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