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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

Reframing residential schools in the age of reconciliation

“The residential school story is far from finished,” historian John S. Milloy prophetically announced in one of the first published analyses of the history of the Indian residential school system in Canada. Since the publication of Milloy’s book in 1999,… +Read More

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

Buffalo, symbol of strength and perseverance, highlights new art at Regina cancer centre

A new art piece will be on display at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina, courtesy of high school students from the Ochapowace First Nation. On Tuesday, a three-panel canvas piece was unveiled which was painted by the students. It depicts a… +Read More

‘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

Canada Commits to Increased Post-Secondary Funding For First Nations and Inuit Students

Helping First Nations and Inuit students succeed in completing their post-secondary studies will significantly improve their quality of life, allowing them to access better job opportunities and contributing to stronger economic growth in their communities, and in Canada. To ensure… +Read More
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