Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

The results of software-based translation do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos, and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Translation Services

Healthcare providers who do not have a language in common with refugees will be able to access translation services through community organizations such as: 

  •  Regina Open Door Society
  •  Saskatoon Open Door Society
  •  Prince Albert YWCA
  •  Moose Jaw Multicultural Council
  •  The Gathering Place (Saskatoon)

Health regions and community groups have been working to identify health care providers who are able to speak Arabic.

Health regions also have translation services in place for people who go to emergency rooms and are not comfortable speaking English. 

HealthLine 811 – the province’s 24-hour health line for non-urgent advice – has access to translation service in more than 100 languages, including Arabic. HealthLine 811 also provides mental health and addictions support, information and connection to services.

The IFHP will cover interpretation costs for mental health services only.

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