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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is encouraged by the Minister’s willingness to address classroom size and composition. However, the suggestion of a provincial team to address the issue is lacking specifics on how the team would function, its mandate and how it would be held accountable to deliver real impact inside the province’s schools.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation has appointed Courtney Forseth to the role of Director, Public Relations. As part of her role, Courtney is the first point of contact for all media inquiries.

She may be reached at 306-373-1660 (switchboard) or toll-free at 1-800-667-7762, 306-221-4209 (cell), or at courtney.forseth@stf.sk.ca.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

REGINA–Recently the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation presented a cheque for $10,000 to the Royal Saskatchewan Museum to formalize a partnership that is intended to support the Traditional Knowledge Keepers Program.

Prior to the actual cheque presentation, Michelle Hunter, executive director of the Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, spoke enthusiastically about what an ideal collaboration this is between the two partners.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

If you were to consult the dictionary seeking clarification for what retirement means, you might want to share your findings with Russell Mirasty.

Albeit by choice, retirement in the classic sense is one of the few roles that somehow does not suit the province’s recently appointed lieutenant-governor.

After having spent 36 years with the RCMP and having ascended to becoming the first Indigenous person to command a division of the national police force in 2010, Mirasty has hardly been one to put his feet up and watch the world go by. He is one of those individuals who wants to play a part–or as he calls it, “always looking for a way you can contribute and learn.”

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

REGINA–In advance of the World Teachers’ Day celebrations in front of the Saskatchewan Legislature, there were plenty of unknowns in terms of how the day would play out.

Yet, there were two totally predictable outcomes. Even though it was a pleasant autumn day, of course there was going to be wind. This was Regina after all. Also, the “celebrations” were always going to include none-too-subtle messages about the current plight of public education in the province, specifically in terms of class size and composition as the provincial collective bargaining scenario continues to unfold.

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