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09/15/16

After switching schools, transgender Halifax teen finds acceptance on football field

A transgender Halifax teenager who transferred high schools over bullying says he’s been warmly accepted on his new school’s football team. Kenny Cooley, a Grade 12 student at Halifax West High School, was initially nervous to put his name on the try-out list. “I was scared of what other people would think about me on the team and I felt like I wouldn’t fit in,” Cooley told CTV News Channel on Wednesday. “It took me about a good hour of... +Read More
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08/18/16

Education Minister David Eggen sends out message to LGBTQ students

Education minister David Eggen penned an open letter to LGBTQ kids Tuesday, pledging the province’s support with any problems they may have at school this year. “A few weeks from now, you and thousands of other Alberta students will head… +Read More
Judge David Arnot, chief commissioner for the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, was among the speakers at the Power of One event.
02/26/16

Power of One

The focal point of the day at Centennial Collegiate in Saskatoon might well have been the celebrated diplomat Raoul Wallenberg and his exploits during World War II in helping to save scores of Hungarian Jews from the horrors of the… +Read More
10/09/15

Hundreds of Saskatchewan kids now trained to fight bullying

Young people now qualified as Red Cross Youth Facilitators Young people from across the province are now armed with the tools they need to stop bullying in their schools and communities, after attending two days of intense training in Saskatoon. “These students now have the skills and tools to provide bullying prevention presentations in their own schools and communities,” said Red Cross Respect Education Provincial Manager Valerie Pearson. “Over the next few years, these students will speak to thousands of... +Read More
Dr. Kristopher Wells left those attending Prairie Valley Institute with much to digest.
10/08/15

Wells gives the straight facts on creating supportive school climate

REGINA – There was an audible collective gasp from many of the 1,300 folks gathered in the room when Dr. Kristopher Wells recounted an email he had received from a father indicating that he would actually have wished his son… +Read More
06/09/15

Hill and her students revel in success of DreamTeam program

Perhaps if you didn’t know better, it might have seemed like a scene of pandemonium at the PotashCorp Children’s Festival in Saskatoon as a group of more than 160 grades 5 and 6 students from Fairhaven School were the catalysts… +Read More
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