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04/28/17

Trudeau retraces his father’s footsteps in visit to Miller High School in Regina

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is no stranger to the classroom, and before entering politics, he was a teacher. On Thursday, Trudeau stopped at Miller Comprehensive High School, and walked the same halls as his father, Pierre Trudeau, did 45 years… +Read More
04/28/17

“There’s so much uncertainty”: concerns arise at STF annual meeting

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation expressed concern over provincial budget cuts, transformational change and a recent court ruling at its annual council meeting in Saskatoon Thursday. The ruling could ban non-Catholic students from attending catholic schools. Both the local and national… +Read More
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
04/25/17

Court ruling on funding for Catholic schools can’t stand, Wall says

REGINA – Saskatchewan will look at all the options after a court ruling said the province can’t provide Catholic schools funding for students who aren’t Catholic, says Premier Brad Wall. “This simply cannot stand,” Wall said Monday. “Consider the implications… +Read More
04/25/17

Stress and anxiety levels are increasingly common for members of the profession

REGINA – As he looked over the sessions at the Regina Teachers’ Convention, the proof was staring him in the face, even if it was merely confirmation as opposed to surprise. Jeff Perry, president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association, thumbed through the attendance figures for those breakout sessions that dealt specifically with issues such as feeling overwhelmed, burnout, fatigue and mindful­ness. He pointed out that these sessions in particular were filled well in advance in terms of those... +Read More
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