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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
News Release

By Jane Macleod, Senior Manager, Research and Records, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation

Calls for provincewide assessments are, at best, passé. Paige MacPherson’s May 12 article calling for regular provincewide student testing is more a reflection of a political ideology than any empirical research. The reality is that Saskatchewan’s assessment practices demonstrate a collective commitment to equity, professionalism and student well-being, clearly not a problem for Saskatchewan families.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
News Release

With Canada’s tax filing deadline fast approaching, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE) is informing teachers and education workers across the country to why so many of their tax assessments and subsequent refunds remain unprocessed.

Following a recent meeting with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Office of the Minister of National Revenue, the CTF/FCE was finally able to obtain answers to the tax backlog affecting educators. Unfortunately, the lack of communication from the CRA and Government of Canada regarding this issue is extremely problematic.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Pension & Benefits

In April, the STF Executive approved a 2.7% (100% of inflation) pre-retirement conditional upgrade to Saskatchewan Teachers’ Retirement Plan pension accrued between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2021. For the average teacher, this works out to about $240 added to their annual pension when they retire.

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Friday, April 22, 2022
Pension & Benefits

Keep your heart health top of mind this summer with these heat-beating summertime tips for delicious, nutritious cook outs.

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Friday, April 22, 2022
Pension & Benefits

Earlier this year, the Pension and Benefits Board of Directors began the process of reviewing the benefits under the Members’ Health Plan.

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