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06/19/17

McDowell Board of Directors approves $80,000 in research funding projects

The end of the school year signals the start of seven new professionally led research projects funded by the McDowell Foundation. In late May, the Foundation board approved over $80,000 in new research money for the 2017-18 school year. The… +Read More
06/13/17

Sask. gets $39M from federal government for early education

Saskatchewan’s education minister says federal money for early childhood education could be in place as early as next fall. Don Morgan was in Ottawa on Monday to attend the funding announcement, which includes $13 million annually over three years for… +Read More
06/12/17

Anti-poverty groups urging Trudeau government to boost child benefit

OTTAWA – A national coalition of anti-poverty groups is asking the Trudeau government to boost the basic amount it provides in child benefits in hopes of cutting child poverty rates in Canada in half by the end of the decade.… +Read More
06/07/17

Children’s Festival Fun

This year’s version of the PotashCorp Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan was blessed with ideal sunny and warm conditions for the most part, which was a welcome change from years past for organizers. Utilizing Kinsmen Park as its new home for… +Read More
05/31/17

Saskatoon school divisions to cut some bus service for pre-K, K-8 students

Erin Richter-Pederson’s home-based daycare is two houses away from the new eligibility boundary for school bus service, which she had been using to send six children in her care to St. Angela School. As of the new school year, all six… +Read More
05/30/17

Loss of retention workers program will have impact on vulnerable students

Cuts to funding in the provincial budget to school boards and school divisions will have a major impact on inner city schools, according to the president of the Central Urban Metis Federation Incorporated. Shirley Isbister says the slash in funding… +Read More
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