News

Friday, May 25, 2018
Article

Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze made it his mission to make sure the government stands by their pledge to enhance funding for the education sector.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Editorial

Perhaps it is due to the fact that this year’s Annual Meeting of Council was pretty much devoid of any hot button issue or potentially explosive debate.

It was clear from the outset, and confirmed in the ad hoc conversations during breaks in the three-day event, that there was a general feeling of satisfaction and relative ease among the councillors attending from throughout the province.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Article

In his address to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, the overall issue of seeking social justice was uppermost in the mind of Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) President Mark Ramsankar.

Ramsankar was especially keen on shining the spotlight on two issues that affect both teachers and students in the classroom, who are inexorably linked in some cases.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018
Article

As announced to policyholders last fall, Portaplan’s policy year is changing to the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30 commencing July 1, 2018. If you have purchased Portaplan life insurance, a premium notice will be mailed to you in June for the 2018-19 policy year. 

If you choose to pay premiums in one lump sum, the full annual premium owing for the 2018-19 policy year will be due on July 1. If you currently pay by monthly pre-authorized debit, your payments will continue to be withdrawn on the first banking day of each month.

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Article

As Katie White and Sandra Moen shared their experiences as facilitators under the umbrella of the Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit (SPDU), there were two main themes that readily came to the surface.

While the most recent meeting of the Facilitator Series was the fourth for each, it was clear their respective experiences had not in any way dulled their enthusiasm for being a part of this provincewide group. Moreover, in both cases they were more eager to talk about the overall group rather than their individual roles.

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