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06/16/17

Students celebrate 150th anniversary with kids across Canada

Lucky students in North Battleford had an opportunity to connect with other kids from across Canada on Wednesday, as part of a project to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The event called Kids Meet Canada is being touted as Canada’s first… +Read More
06/14/17

City of Regina, FSIN sign pledge to fight racism

Mayor Michael Fougere has pledged to fight racism in Regina. On Tuesday, Fougere signed a memorandum of understanding with Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron. The document asks the City of Regina to offer classes for all staff… +Read More
06/12/17

Saskatoon wins 65th straight track and field title

Saskatoon made it 65 district championships in a row on Saturday at the Saskatchewan high school provincial track and field championships. Host Saskatoon’s score of 1,926 points was well ahead of Horizon Central’s 1,318 points. Regina was just eight points… +Read More
05/29/17

Education property taxes being hiked 8.3% in Regina

This week, residents in Regina opened their mail to find their property tax notices for 2017. Households will on average be paying more this year thanks to rises in municipal property taxes, as well as education and library taxes. The municipal hike… +Read More
05/18/17

More staffing changes coming to Saskatoon public schools in face of tight budget

The number of employees of Saskatoon’s public school division affected by a $11.5 million budget shortfall is growing. The school division has eliminated 10 educational assistant positions in community schools and 11.9 full-time-equivalent secretary support positions — affecting 18 employees — in… +Read More
04/19/17

Some parents concerned about gender-neutral bathrooms in new Regina schools

Some parents are concerned about Regina’s new schools because they all have gender-neutral bathrooms. “My eight-year-old daughter has voiced the most concerns,” said Rena Nepinak. “She feels very strongly about boys and girls using the bathrooms together and she’s not comfortable with it. It’s not familiar to her.” On Monday, Nepinak’s four children will be going to school at the new Sacred Heart School in central Regina. Nepinak said she agrees with gender-neutral bathrooms, but she just hopes her children... +Read More
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