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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Sask Bulletin

For more than a year, the statistics have become a daily lead item on the newscasts and newspaper reports.

The numbers of newly confirmed COVID-19 positive tests, the deaths and those in hospital, while also noting the recoveries. Sad surely, but somehow context is often lacking.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Sask Bulletin

It hardly comes as a news flash anymore, but increasingly so the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation has become more business-like in its approach as its assets in the pension game continue to grow to unprecedented levels.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Similar to just about everything else in the world, the year-plus global pandemic has thrown a major wrench into the ambitious Leading to Learn initiative as face-to-face workshops have not been possible during this time.

However, to suggest that things have come to a complete standstill or that the program has been dissolved would be well wide of the mark; albeit that there is some uncertainty regarding how things will unfold in the future as this is the last planned year of the initiative that was launched in 2018.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Like many others, Patrick Maze, President of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, was somewhat apprehensive about what would be in store for PreK-12 education when Finance Minister Donna Harpauer presented the provincial budget on April 6 at the legislature.

When word came that in fact there would be a 2.3 percent increase (a $59.6 million hike to $2.66 billion overall, from the last budget and represents the largest spending levels in history, there was an audible sense of relief from both Maze and STF Executive Director Bobbi Taillefer.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Sask Bulletin

KERROBERT–Suffice to say it would require a sizable walk-in closet if you were to try to shoehorn in all the hats Candice Kraft wears in what would make some people exhausted just trying to remember them all.

Let’s start with the fact she is principal of Kerrobert Composite School but, COVID-19 aside, has also always found time to coach the school’s senior girls’ volleyball team. She is the deputy mayor of her hometown of Luseland, which is a short 26-kilometre jaunt from where she is employed and where she was also one of the driving forces behind the ambitious new swimming pool completed in 2019  that is now the pride and joy of the small community.

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