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04/28/17

Trudeau retraces his father’s footsteps in visit to Miller High School in Regina

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is no stranger to the classroom, and before entering politics, he was a teacher. On Thursday, Trudeau stopped at Miller Comprehensive High School, and walked the same halls as his father, Pierre Trudeau, did 45 years… +Read More
04/24/17

Saskatchewan ruling on Catholic schools could have far-reaching consequences

A Saskatchewan judge’s ruling that non-Catholic students should not receive public funding to attend separate schools could have implications in other parts of the country. The decision, released on Thursday, said the province violated equality rights set out in the… +Read More
04/20/17

Canadian Human Rights Commission says children left behind on basic rights

The Canadian Human Rights Commission says more attention must be paid to the rights of children, who it says are being left behind when it comes to basic rights of dignity, safety, education and family. The agency said it aimed… +Read More
04/20/17

Sask. mental health funding a start but more support needed, say social worker and chief

The federal government has committed more than a million dollars to bolstering mental health support in Saskatchewan’s north. Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott was in La Ronge, Sask., on Wednesday to announce $1.2 million in funding to develop new mental wellness teams who will work… +Read More
04/19/17

New health research centre to focus on Indigenous, mental health issues

The federal government says a new “patient-focused” research centre in Saskatchewan could help close the health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott said Indigenous Canadians have shorter life expectancies, higher rates of diabetes and face more mental health… +Read More
04/18/17

Metis Nation calls accord with federal government ‘groundbreaking’

A Canada-Metis Nation accord signed in Ottawa has Metis leaders buoyed with a renewed sense of optimism. “It’s been a long, long struggle and of course we still have a long ways to go but it was a very significant milestone… +Read More
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