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Kharsa focuses on studies in planning for his future

Kharsa focuses on studies in planning for his future

It would be wide of the mark to suggest Ali Kharsa is perhaps the typical English as an additional language student enrolled at Walter Murray Collegiate. After all, trying to affix a norm to these students is a non-starter. Certainly… +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

NORTEP students will be accepted into Northlands College according to CEO

The CEO of a northern Saskatchewan post-secondary school is assuring current Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) students they will be accepted into the institution selected to take over their program. In March the province announced that NORTEP would transition to Northlands College by August.… +Read More

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

NORTEP students say transition to Northlands College governance has been anything but smooth

Students in Saskatchewan’s Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) say the provincial government has broken its promise of a smooth transition to governance under Northlands College. In mid-March, Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Advanced Education announced that Northlands College, which serves several communities in the… +Read More
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