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04/26/17

Child and youth advocate calls for better access to mental health care in remote communities

Saskatchewan’s child and youth advocate is calling on the province to address a number of recommendations he says are “integral to a renewal of the child welfare system.” In his 2016 annual report tabled Tuesday in the Legislative Assembly, Corey… +Read More
04/25/17

Sask. government restores library funding after weeks of public outcry

Protests and weeks of public outcry — mixed in with some polling numbers —are prompting the Saskatchewan Party government to take a multi-million dollar step back and restore funding to libraries in the province. Libraries saw 58 per cent less… +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
04/24/17

Sask. parents concerned about what Theodore court case will mean for non-Catholic students

It’s a landmark decision that has far-reaching implications in Saskatchewan and if applied, would force thousands of non-Catholic students to move from the separate Catholic school division to the public school system. In a 12-year legal battle between the Good… +Read More
04/21/17

Sask. government reviewing $4.8M in cuts to libraries

After cutting $4.8 million from provincial libraries, Premier Brad Wall has tasked Education Minister Don Morgan with reviewing library funding. Wall announced the review in a statement on Thursday, in response to a new Insightrix poll that revealed the Sask. Party’s support dropped following… +Read More
04/21/17

Judge rules non-Catholic students cannot attend Catholic schools in Saskatchewan

A Court of Queen’s Bench judge in Saskatchewan has ruled that non-Catholic students may not attend Catholic schools in the province, as of June 30, 2018. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Donald Layh stated that “provincial government funding of non-minority… +Read More
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