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06/29/17

Final graduation at Scott Collegiate part of emotional roller coaster for Fayant

The range of emotions for Shannon Fayant these last few days of the school year have been off the charts. Therefore, the principal of venerable Scott Collegiate has compartmentalized it into individual days as it’s not only been the last… +Read More
06/23/17

NDP says province not trying hard enough to close funding gap for First Nations students

The provincial NDP is calling on the premier to put more pressure on the federal government to end the funding gap for students in First Nations schools. They are funded at a rate about 40 per cent less than the… +Read More
06/01/17

Indspire Cross-Canada tour showcasing successful Aboriginal students makes stop in Saskatoon

A group of successful Aboriginal post-graduate students are hoping their stories of success will motivate other Indigenous youths. Three Youth Laureates of the Indigenous-led Indspire program are currently on a Cross Canada tour to promote Indigenous education. Indspire is a… +Read More
05/16/17

University of Saskatchewan to honour educator Earl Cook

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will be paying tribute to Earl Cook, a northern indigenous leader and educator, during the 2017 spring convocation. Cook said attending the U of S 40 years ago ignited a passion for education… +Read More
05/09/17

Opinion: Saskatchewan parents and students unified by school choice

A unifying force is sweeping Saskatchewan and bringing together left and right; rural and urban; First Nations communities and Hutterite colonies; and, of course, Catholics and protestants. Saskatchewanians are united in the conviction that parents and students have the right… +Read More
05/01/17

‘Sad for the North’: Mixed emotions as 40 years of NORTEP end with last student graduation

Janet Alcrow tried to focus on her excitement but the feeling of loss was pervasive. As the last ever group of NORTEP students smiled for photos at their graduation ceremony in La Ronge Saturday night, Alcrow said it was hard to… +Read More
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