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Teachers Strike Continuing

Teachers Strike Continuing

Mar 25, 2024 | 4:36am
With no resolution on the horizon for the labour dispute between the provincial government, and the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation will be continuing its job action. The STF announced Friday there will be a province wide ban on extra curricular activities all week, except Friday, which is a holiday. Teachers will also withdraw lunch supervision on […]
Saskatchewan legislature members spar over impasse with teachers

Saskatchewan legislature members spar over impasse with teachers

Mar 12, 2024 | 10:41am
Debate over a labour dispute between Saskatchewan teachers and the province heated up in the legislature Monday, with the Opposition demanding the government get a deal done. The education minister, however, said it’s the teachers union that needs to return to the bargaining table.  On Monday, Saskatchewan teachers paused volunteering in extracurricular activities for the next three days as […]
Saskatchewan Among Four provinces to confirm measles cases

Saskatchewan Among Four provinces to confirm measles cases

Mar 5, 2024 | 8:44am
Seventeen cases of measles have been confirmed in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia — more than half of those in the Montreal area, while one Ontario case has been linked to a high school. Quebec public health director Dr. Luc Boileau confirmed 10 cases on Monday, almost all of them involving children and making Montreal the […]
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, […]
U of R Offering Full Year Registration for the first time

U of R Offering Full Year Registration for the first time

Feb 19, 2024 | 5:20am
The University of Regina is implementing a new, and it believes better way for students to plan their academic careers. For the first time the U of R is offering “full year registration” for the first time. This means students can register for classes across three terms: spring/summer 2024, fall 2024, and winter 2025. The […]
Protesters expected to greet MLA’s as they return to the Legislature.

Protesters expected to greet MLA’s as they return to the Legislature.

Oct 10, 2023 | 11:36am
A rally urging the Saskatchewan government to respect people’s rights is scheduled to take place outside the legislature before politicians return this afternoon. The Saskatchewan Party government is planning to introduce legislation and invoke the notwithstanding clause over its pronoun policy in schools. The legislation would prevent those under 16 from changing their names or […]
Two new schools opened in Lakeview neighbourhood, highlight need for more capacity

Two new schools opened in Lakeview neighbourhood, highlight need for more capacity

Sep 25, 2023 | 2:35pm
The Argyle and Ecole St. Pius X elementary schools saw their grand opening Monday morning. The schools are located in the same shared joint-use facility in the Regina Lakeview neighbourhood and have saw an investment from the Government of Saskatchewan of over $44 million. The joint-use facility replaces the two former schools: Argyle, built in […]
Saskatchewan considering notwithstanding clause to keep school pronoun policy change

Saskatchewan considering notwithstanding clause to keep school pronoun policy change

Sep 14, 2023 | 4:57am
Premier Scott Moe is ready to use the notwithstanding clause to protect a new rule requiring parental permission for transgender and nonbinary students to use different names or pronouns at school. In the face of a court challenge brought against the new education policy, Moe announced late last week that his provincial government would seek […]
Saskatchewan, New Brunswick naming changes means ‘life or death’ for trans kids: Ien

Saskatchewan, New Brunswick naming changes means ‘life or death’ for trans kids: Ien

Aug 31, 2023 | 8:26am
By Stephanie Taylor in Ottawa –The Canadian Press– Canada’s minister for women, gender equality and youth says policies in Saskatchewan and New Brunswick that require parental consent before students under 16 can have schools use their preferred pronouns and names puts transgender and nonbinary kids in a “life-or-death situation.”  And while Marci Ien declined to comment on whether Ottawa […]