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‘The math is off:’ School division CFO on province’s claim of sufficient funding

‘The math is off:’ School division CFO on province’s claim of sufficient funding

Apr 8, 2024 | 7:57am
After reading about how the province has allegedly provided sufficient educational funding since 2007, the chief financial officer for Moose Jaw’s Catholic division decided to analyze those statements to determine whether they reflected reality. On Feb. 6, NDP Opposition Leader Carla Beck stood with concerned parents and grandparents outside St. Agnes School to address concerns about […]
Teachers keep “Moving the Goalposts” according to Education Minister

Teachers keep “Moving the Goalposts” according to Education Minister

Mar 28, 2024 | 11:04am
With schools closing for “spring break” tomorrow, and through next week, there will be no job action from teachers. The on going labour dispute with the provincial government has seen teachers withdraw from extra curricular activities province wide all week. The job action is expected to resume after the break. Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill says […]
Striking A Chord – Saskatchewan’s Education Standoff Continues

Striking A Chord – Saskatchewan’s Education Standoff Continues

Mar 25, 2024 | 9:27am
This week will no doubt see more action taking place from the province’s teachers – a clash between educators and the government has left students, teachers, and parents in limbo. At the heart of the debate – the teachers decision to impose further sanctions affecting extracurricular activities, a move met with swift condemnation from the […]
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 […]
Latest round of job action leaves Education Minister disappointed

Latest round of job action leaves Education Minister disappointed

Mar 23, 2024 | 11:52am
Following the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation’s announcement that they have withdrawn extracurricular activities from Monday through Thursday and noon-hour supervision in six teachers’ associations, Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill said he was disappointed by the decision. “While it was heartening to see teachers, students and parents work together to ensure some activities continued despite the STF’s sanctions, […]
Teacher protests could overshadow budget release

Teacher protests could overshadow budget release

Mar 20, 2024 | 7:50am
The Saskatchewan Party government is set to release its 2024 budget on a day that could be overshadowed by teacher protests.  Premier Scott Moe says more dollars are to be spent on classrooms, health care and municipal revenue sharing.  Meanwhile, thousands of teachers plan to descend on the legislative building and demand the province negotiate on classroom […]
Moe, Cockrill accuse STF of targeting Hoopla for job action

Moe, Cockrill accuse STF of targeting Hoopla for job action

Mar 19, 2024 | 7:56am
The reaction from the Saskatchewan government was the expected one Monday on news that Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation was threatening job action that puts in jeopardy the Hoopla provincial basketball championships. Premier Scott Moe called “disappointing” the announcement from STF that they planned a one-day province-wide strike impacting Budget Day on Wednesday, and would pull extracurriculars province-wide on Thursday and Friday, […]
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 […]
BREAKING: STF announces latest sanctions, Hoopla likely cancelled

BREAKING: STF announces latest sanctions, Hoopla likely cancelled

Mar 18, 2024 | 10:06am
The news every basketball player in the province has been dreading has come to pass. The Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation announced their latest round of sanctions on Monday, including the withdrawal of extracurricular services on Thursday and Friday of this week. While no official announcement has been made, that will likely lead to the cancellation of […]
Teachers Announce Province Wide Strike For Single Day as Province Set to Announce Budget

Teachers Announce Province Wide Strike For Single Day as Province Set to Announce Budget

Mar 18, 2024 | 8:47am
The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation has announced a provincewide strike for Wednesday March 20th, and a withdrawal of extracurricular activities for March 21, and 22nd. This round of job action is set to affect all districts and regions of the province. President Samantha Becotte cites the government’s failure to address crucial issues, particularly regarding class size […]