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U of S School of Environment and Sustainability launches new research initiatives

SASKATOON –In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) at the University of Saskatchewan is expanding in two areas – aquatic toxicology and renewable energy for remote and Indigenous communities. Mar 31, 2017 “SENS began in 2007 as a small interdisciplinary graduate school dedicated to solving the complex environmental challenges […]

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All-female drumming group inspires confidence and pride amongst Regina students – CBC

‘It’s made me a lot more confident, and not be alone so much at lunch because now I have something to do’ Apr 03, 2017 A group of high school students in Regina is bucking the trend by participating in an all-female Indigenous drum group at Thom Collegiate. “We do know that it has happened […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201716 Views

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OTC speaker at Canadian principals’ conference

Office of the Treaty Commissioner Speaker’s Bureau member Annie Battiste will speak on the topic of Reconciliation within the School as part of the Canadian Association of Principals Conference, May 23-26, 2017 in Saskatoon. Her “presentation is aimed at engaging with reconciliation within the school setting and helping the audience to feel engaged and personally […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201731 Views

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Trudeau tours Sask. Polytechnic to tout skills training investment – MeadowlakeNOW

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his second stop in Saskatoon in the last four months on Wednesday to tour trade programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Students from the mechanical engineering technology, power engineering and agricultural equipment technician labs showcased their skills to the prime minister. “If the government invests in this trade it will get better […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201716 Views

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Prime Minister announces support for high-quality, affordable child care across the country

March 29, 2017 Canadians deserve the opportunity to raise their families the way they want, but far too many do not have access to the high-quality, affordable child care they need. With increased support for early learning and child care, more Canadian parents can pursue new opportunities to work and learn, and build a better […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201722 Views

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Residential school memoir to get a public reading on campus – URegina

March 25, 2017 The residential school memoir of Augie Merasty is about to be told by a variety of voices. A public reading of the bestselling book takes place Monday, March 27 at 11:45 a.m. at the Research and Innovation Centre Atrium (RIC) of the Main Campus. The book, published by U of R Press, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201716 Views

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Social work students bring their research to the community – U Regina

March 23, 2017 There is a clear community connection with the research being done by the faculty of social work. Some graduate students will have their research showcased by community organizations in Regina and Saskatoon on Friday, March 24. In Regina, three graduate students will share their research at the United Way from 9:00 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201719 Views

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Provincial budget cut “will neither define us nor diminish us,” University of Saskatchewan president says

SASKATOON — University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff expressed deep concern over the 5.6 per cent budget cut to the university in the 2017-18 provincial budget announced today, but affirmed the U of S is committed to serving the people of the province in ways that continue to promote economic growth and a better quality […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201727 Views

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Post secondary funding deserves steady support – StarPhoenix

March 22, 2017 “The level of funding will not define the identity of the University of Saskatchewan,” President Peter Stoicheff said during a recent editorial board with The StarPhoenix. This is an intelligent approach for an institution charged with an educational mission that transcends the bottom line. Without good leadership and a strong sense of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201718 Views

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CBC Investigates – ‘The rose-coloured glasses are off’: Why experts, students suspect racism under-reported on campuses – CBC

CBC News investigation finds many universities received few or no racism complaints in past 5 years Mar 22, 2017 A CBC News investigation has found many Canadian universities received few or no complaints of racial discrimination on campus over the past five years, but experts and students — and even a couple of the universities […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201722 Views

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