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TCU no teller bank branch photo.
01/23/15

TCU prepared to meet banking needs of the future

Should you happen to find yourself in the newly opened TCU Financial Group branch in the burgeoning Saskatoon suburb of Stonebridge, you might not initially recognize it as a traditional bank, but you will be able to catch a glimpse… +Read More
01/13/15

Retired Saskatchewan teacher’s assignment attracts international attention

REGINA – A retired teacher in Saskatchewan is attracting international ears for a decades-long assignment involving his former students. “I wanted them to look at where they were going,” said Bruce Farrer, who is from Fort Qu’Appelle. In 1961, he asked his students to pen a 10-page letter to their future selves. For almost every teaching year onward, he asked his students to do the same. He promised his students he would deliver the letters two decades later. Last Friday,... +Read More
Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation Executive Director Gwen Dueck with Vice-President Randy Cline.
01/12/15

Dueck reflects on trying year

Without prompting, almost as if reading the interviewer’s mind, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Executive Director Gwen Dueck borrowed a page from Queen Elizabeth’s 1992 year-end message when she referred to the previous 12 months as an Annus horribilis (Latin for horrible… +Read More
photo of students at Aberdeen school with Honourable Dan D’Autremont, speaker of the Saskatchewan Legislature.
12/12/14

Students get first-hand glimpse at how legislature operates

ABERDEEN – For this morning at least, the resource room at Aberdeen Composite School was transformed into something akin to the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly, albeit significantly pared down from the real thing that plays out in the provincial capital when… +Read More
photo of Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson
10/31/14

Daily 5 becomes Daily 6 in French Immersion classroom

The goal of the French Immersion program is to educate students to be bilingual learners. Yet for Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson, two French Immersion teachers at École St Thomas Elementary in Lloydminster, one of the challenges of teaching French… +Read More
09/19/14

Student First process touted as setting future education direction

Education Minister Don Morgan said he had high hopes for the Student First engagement process prior to its commencement, but insisted that it would be an understatement to say the findings shared by Student First co-advisors Russ Mirasty and Patricia… +Read More
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