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Teacher Strike Action Continues Across Saskatchewan

Teacher Strike Action Continues Across Saskatchewan

Feb 26, 2024 | 5:00am
Over the February break there were no new talks between the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation, and the provincial government’s bargaining team to try and end the labour dispute which has seen multiple levels of job action over the last few weeks. Teachers will not come to the bargaining table unless the provincial government agrees to bargain […]
STF announce one-day job action for seven school divisions

STF announce one-day job action for seven school divisions

Feb 24, 2024 | 12:11pm
Teachers across Saskatchewan have given notice of one-day job actions set to take place on Tuesday, affecting various locations throughout the province. According to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF), these actions will include rotating strikes, withdrawal of noon-hour supervision, and withdrawal of extracurricular activities.  By law, 48 hours’ notice is required for job action, but […]
Teachers to resume job action on Monday

Teachers to resume job action on Monday

Feb 23, 2024 | 11:17am
The Saskatchewan Teachers Federation has announced its next steps in job action, as it continues to negotiate with the provincial government over a new contract. On Monday, there will be a province wide ban on extra-curricular activities. That means teachers will not take part in things like sports, drama, music, band, science clubs, intramurals, rehearsals, […]

Government of Saskatchewan gives school divisions $20 million to help with inflation

Jul 21, 2022 | 12:35pm

School Divisions will receive a one-time $20 million investment for the 2022-23 school year to assist with rising fuel and insurance costs. As a result of these additional funds, school divisions can prevent inflationary costs from diverting resources away from classrooms. Education Minister Dustin Duncan said the government recognizes the impact rising costs across the […]

NDP calling for more support for schools as year winds up

May 20, 2021 | 12:20pm

As the school year draws to a close and school divisions prepare their budget submissions, the Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the government to prevent any unnecessary cuts. NDP Education Critic Carla Beck says the funding laid out by the province isn’t going to be enough heading into next year. “Boards have used all but, […]

School divisions individually release their return-to-school plans

Aug 5, 2020 | 3:45pm

All 27 of Saskatchewan’s school divisions have released their plans for a safe return to school. This comes after much criticism of the provincial government’s initial back-to-school plan released on Tuesday. For Regina Public Schools, the school division will be installing plexi-glass screens at administrative offices and similar spaces, and will also be supplying hand […]