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The Ministry of Agriculture is once again sending two students and their teachers, all expenses paid, to represent Saskatchewan at the Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa from October 19 to 21. Provincial Agriculture Awareness Specialist Shayla Hertz says this event brings together students and ...
It's been more than four years since Mohsen Sanayei left Iran, and it's been hard for him to be away from his father, who's been fighting colon cancer. But Sanayei, a PhD student at the University of Saskatchewan, cannot return home, which he says is due to delays with his permanent residency application.

The decision for Saskatchewan Polytechnic to reduce its staffing by 42 people is driven by shifts in the labour market, as the institute tries to react with the ... as the University of Regina have warned of potential layoffs and possible tuition hikes, while the University of Saskatchewan has already introduced a ...
Karen Chad, Vice-President (Research), University of Saskatchewan. Backgrounder: Government of Canada invests in Saskatchewan innovation, training and economic development initiatives. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced over $10.6 ...
However, University of Ottawa law professor Nathalie Chalifour feels that the courts will rule the constitutionality of the measure valid. The province's decision to challenge the carbon tax was met with praise from both the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities and the Agricultural Producers ...
The drop in student support funding comes just days after the University of Saskatchewan announced it was hiking tuition fees in the College of Arts and Science by 4.8 per cent, and a year after tuition for all undergraduates went up by 2.5 per cent. In November 2017, a U of R budget document included an ...

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is increasing tuition again, and it is a bigger jump than last year. The institution's board of governors have agreed to hike rates by an average of 4.8 per cent for the 2018-19 academic year, about $300 in higher tuition for arts and science students. READ MORE: STF ...
Students across all University of Saskatchewan programs will shell out more for tuition next academic year. ... Students in the College of Arts and Science, in which nearly half of the university's students are enrolled, will pay an average $314 more — or 4.7 per cent more than the 2017-18 rates. “At the end ...
WATCH: A University of Saskatchewan professor has come up with a unique way to teach history and culture – board games. Rebekah Lesko with the story. ... I love games, I love them,” Hoy, an assistant history professor at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), said. READ MORE: Radisson rock ...
Under the province's Jury Act of 1998, the guidelines for selection are clear: eHealth Saskatchewan, the provincial body that manages health records, at the ... interested in that question, and that they wouldn't order a new trial as a result,” says Glen Luther, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan.
A new report says Saskatchewan falls short in addressing climate change, but the good news is the province has taken some steps toward getting where it needs to go, according to a University of Regina researcher and ecological economist. The province's carbon change strategy, which was unveiled last ...
A University of Saskatchewan PhD student wants to change how people use menus on touchscreen devices. Traditionally, touchscreens are used with one finger, but Mohammad Sami Uddin is developing a touch menu using all 10 fingers, called HandMark. “If we can use all the fingers, it will be easier and ...
That's according to a loss report tabled Thursday with the province's standing committee on public accounts. The report, which covers the period from July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017, is the first of its kind for Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the regional colleges. The North West College incident occurred ...
A longtime professor and one of the most influential scholars in Saskatchewan has passed away. Charles “Red” Williams passed away Monday at the age of 93. Williams, who was born in Regina, was a professor in the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at the University of Saskatchewan for over ...
The University of Saskatchewan's outgoing student president and more than 100 other students are calling for his newly elected successor to step aside following allegations of sexual assault against the president-elect. The outgoing president, David D'Eon, who posted his call for Coden Nikbakht to ...
Saskatchewan's Health Minister called the case a concern. "Opioids are a huge issue across the country right now so when you hear those sorts of things, it's troubling," Jim Reiter said Thursday. He said they have faith in the disciplinary process in place for doctors under the college's authority.
The RxFiles Academic Detailing Program is now a part of the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan. File Photo / Getty Images. X. - A A +. Listen. The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) announced this week that RxFiles has joined its College of Pharmacy and Nutrition.

Stoicheff said the purchase reaffirms the university's commitment to Indigenous and northern education. “It's time to create an integrated and comprehensive strategy that builds on the strengths of the work happening now, and also to create mechanisms that make it easier for northern communities to ...
University of Saskatchewan renovations are expected to begin this fall after the government approved an $85-million bond. ... The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is set to undergo major renovations on five buildings on-campus after the provincial government approved an $85-million bond.
The University of Regina's Cougars women's basketball team captured their third Canada West title Friday night, defeating the University of Saskatchewan Huskies 75-55. The Cougars squad has settled for silver at the West final for the past two seasons, and hasn't come home with a banner since 2013.
... then-finance minister Kevin Doherty (now out of cabinet) had already been forced to: Restore library funding ($4.8 million); bail on its 10-per-cent cut to community-based organizations; re-examine cuts to funeral costs for the indigent ($600,000); restore funding to the University of Saskatchewan's College ...
The University of Regina Cougars should strive to orchestrate a victory in more ways than one. How about forming a band that will enhance the atmosphere when the Cougars play host to the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in Friday's Canada West women's basketball final? Alternatively, or even in ...
This is the second part of a two-part series looking at the processes behind Gladue reports in Saskatchewan. Read part one here. ---. University of Saskatchewan law professor Glen Luther says the province needs to do more to implement a training system for Gladue report writers.
As the old saying goes, there's people from Saskatchewan everywhere. Karly Rumpel, a third-year Agriculture student at the University of Guelph, has organized a tour for 38 participants to show them what Agriculture is like on the prairies, along with many other stops along the way. Rumpel says the trip is ...
When Joubert graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1974, he could not have foreseen that pharmacists would administer drugs by injection, prescribe some drugs ... Ray Joubert, with the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals, has seen many changes over his 40 years as registrar.
The Saskatchewan government is considering selling Innovation Place's Saskatoon campus to the University of Saskatchewan and its Regina ... Saskatchewan Opportunities Corp., a provincial Crown corporation, and built on land leased from the universities — have been ongoing since at least December.
Calling it a historic agreement, the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Tuesday to work together on strengthening the community. Among the issues that the partnership aims to address are urban planning, land development, ...
Al Unwin, horticulture expert at Niagara College. In fact, he said sunlight coming through windows might be sufficient for a small number of plants. Overall, he thinks the number of people who will want to grow plants will be relatively small. "The same challenges of growing anything exist for this particular ...
The Southeast College is once again collecting donations for local food banks at its campuses in Estevan, Moosomin and Weyburn. The food drive ... “We encourage other businesses and groups to join in with us to help meet the needs of individuals and families in southeast Saskatchewan.” Southeast ...
"This is an election campaign, frankly, and I'm very surprised that it's all been this very middle of the road, bland, 'I'm not going to do a thing different than Brad Wall' [campaign]," said Ken Rasmussen, who teaches in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Regina.
“The research that's going to happen there will solve the challenges of today and tomorrow for producers for a long time to come,” said Ryder Lee, chief executive officer of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association, during the announcement at the University of Saskatchewan's College of Agriculture and ...
... we serve and we recognize that food bank usage traditionally increases in the Christmas season,” said Dion McGrath, President and CEO of Southeast College. “We encourage other businesses and groups to join in with us to help meet the needs of individuals and families in southeast Saskatchewan.”
A University of Saskatchewan researcher has a warning for pet lovers — your dog could be carrying around an unwanted parasite and it could kill you. 'We've had about 10 cases in dogs in western Canada.' - Emily Jenkins. "There do seem to be human cases now appearing in western Canada," said ...
Furstenberg first came to the college's attention after a mother of one of his patients raised concerns about her daughter's relationship with the doctor. The college obtained a court order to seize and search Furstenberg's mobile phone. Salte said the search led the college to other people the college ...
A partnership between the University of Saskatchewan and Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan is a pursuit of “collaborative enterprises” between the two local institutions, proponents say. Under the partnership, to be introduced and signed Tuesday night at the Remai Modern, the U of S and the ...
A Saskatchewan doctor is facing nearly a dozen disciplinary charges, including allegations that he had sex with several patients and prescribed a large ... The 11 charges of unprofessional conduct against Dr. Furstenberg, posted online by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, also ...
A&W, the prominent Canadian fast-food chain, has donated $5 million for research into beef and forage at the University of Saskatchewan. The donation from A&W to the University of Saskatchewan's Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence will be used to fund the construction of the $3 million Livestock ...
There is no quick and easy way to extinguish the dumpster fire that has been the 2017-18 Saskatchewan budget. ... to specific towns and cities from the initial $36-million cut; $20 million to the University of Saskatchewan's College of Medicine; reducing the one-per-cent cut to the corporate tax rate to 0.5 per ...
The province came in second in fentanyl prescriptions to Quebec, with 22.4 prescriptions dispensed per 1000 Saskatchewan people in 2016. "Anytime we're near the top in a troubling statistic, it's concerning," Health Minister Jim Reiter said. He said the Ministry of Health provides funding to the College of ...
The University of Regina says it will rename the Language Institute Building. The school says the new name will better reflect what happens at the learning centre. "The more provocative way to cast it or describe the process is to say oh, the name is not french enough," said Emmanuel Aito, the director of La ...
Young men in Saskatchewan are increasingly looking to make their fortunes in the trades, according to a new Statistics Canada report released Wednesday — and they seem to be making a bit more here than those with university undergraduate degrees. Statistics Canada found that last year, 7.8 per cent ...
Jessica has also filed a non-academic formal complaint at the University of Saskatchewan against her alleged perpetrator. She wants him expelled. But the university says it could be weeks, even months, before officials make a ruling. Patti McDougall, vice-provost of teaching and learning at the University ...
Sask. Indigenous women file lawsuit claiming coerced sterilization ... She is an educator and PhD student at the University of Saskatchewan.
Robertson was a physics professor at the University of Regina ... or the founding father of the craft-beer scene in Saskatchewan," said Allport.
The University of Saskatchewan changed my life. ... The furor in recent days enveloping Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario is a symptom of a ... by ideologues of the most basic principles of higher education and critical thought. ... of my plan; the rest was a thought to support a project at the College of Law.
Canada's OYF: Nominees from Saskatchewan ... Ranch Management program at Olds College and went home to work the farm in Minton, Saskatchewan. Meanwhile, Tannis studied education at the University of Regina with ...
Campus security at the University of Regina is investigating after unauthorized signs ... What does treaty education look like in Saskatchewan?
CUPE calls on Saskatchewan government to abandon public sector ... education, university and healthcare workers, said in the statement.
REGINA — Two sites in northern Saskatchewan have been named in ... The young woman planned on going to university to become a teacher.
The Canadian Light Source is Canada's national center for synchrotron research, and is located at the University of Saskatchewan. It is one of ...


 

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