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Basketball, music festival hang in balance in teacher labour dispute

Basketball, music festival hang in balance in teacher labour dispute

Mar 19, 2024 | 7:42am
The escalating labour dispute between teachers and the Sask Party Government has left a provincial basketball tournament hanging in the balance, with some students saying it’s frustrating the adults can’t play well together. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is planning a one-day provincewide walkout Wednesday — the same day the government is to introduce its 2024 budget. Teachers […]
Teachers Launch Provincewide Ban on Extra-Curricular Activities

Teachers Launch Provincewide Ban on Extra-Curricular Activities

Mar 5, 2024 | 11:19am
Teachers in Saskatchewan have begun a two day ban on participation in extra curricular activities at school. This will effect sports teams, dram clubs and many other before and after school programs. The teachers announced they were going to take this step several days ago, and offered to not follow through on this job action […]
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 […]
Cold doesn’t stop teachers from holding 1-day strike to call for better working and learning conditions

Cold doesn’t stop teachers from holding 1-day strike to call for better working and learning conditions

Jan 16, 2024 | 2:38pm
Thousands of teachers from across the province braved the bitter cold to hold a one-day strike to demand the Government of Saskatchewan return to the bargaining table to discuss working and learning conditions in publicly funded schools. Samantha Becotte, the President of the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation, said teachers are taking a stand against the government […]
Sask. government set to require elementary and high schools to fly provincial flag

Sask. government set to require elementary and high schools to fly provincial flag

Oct 18, 2023 | 12:21pm
While the Government of Saskatchewan is making many amendments to its Education Act, including the much-talked-about pronoun policy, another possible change will make it mandatory for schools to fly the provincial flag. The Government of Saskatchewan is amending The Education Act 1995 to make flying the Saskatchewan flag mandatory at elementary and high schools across […]
‘Chilling effect’: Some teachers say Saskatchewan pronoun policy creates uncertainty

‘Chilling effect’: Some teachers say Saskatchewan pronoun policy creates uncertainty

Sep 24, 2023 | 8:08am
Saskatchewan high school teacher Nick Day normally requests his students fill out a survey at the start of the year, asking them to write their hobbies or interests, as well as their names and pronouns. The Regina photography teacher offered the same survey this September, but he’s now hesitant to look at his students’ answers. […]

Newest joint-use school to be located in North Regina

Jun 27, 2023 | 3:11pm

The Government of Saskatchewan announced a new joint-use elementary school that will house four schools in North Regina. The new school will be built on the existing Imperial Community School site and consolidate and replace St. Peter and St. Michael, Imperial and McDermid elementary schools. The new facility will have two elementary schools, one operated […]

Sask. Government partners with post-secondary schools to expand early childhood education programs

Jun 10, 2023 | 9:56am

Ten post-secondary institutions across the province have partnered with the Government of Saskatchewan to increase early childhood educators’ access to training and professional development opportunities. The Government is committing over $12 million for the 2023-24 academic year to support early childhood educators to achieve higher levels of training and access to professional development opportunities. “Training […]

Ecole Wascana Plains shut down after short circuit causes smoke

Jun 9, 2023 | 12:37pm

A small electrical-related short circuit caused Regina Public Schools to shut down the Ecole Wascana Plains school for the day. Terry Lazarou, the supervisor of communications at Regina Public Schools, said emergency crews were on the scene around 10:00 a.m. this morning. “Regina Fire and Protective Services were there and put out the short-circuit very […]

Lunchtime supervision fees increasing at Regina Public Schools

May 26, 2023 | 4:46pm

Regina Public Schools announced they are increasing and expanding their lunchtime supervision fees. The division will be increasing lunch fees by 10 per cent come September. Fees for kindergarten students will rise to $55 per student from $50; for elementary students, fees will increase to $110 from $100; and for high school will be $55 […]