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U of R Education students react to STF plan for job action

Saskatchewan teachers have voted to move forward with job action if talks are not settled with the provincial government. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) voted 96 per cent in favour of job sanctions according to their announcement made on Feb. 24. Education students from the University of Regina (U of R) are reacting to the...

New student centre name is welcoming
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New student centre name is welcoming

Two months after changing its name it is business as usual at the ta-tawâw Student Centre at the University of Regina’s Research and Innovation Centre (RIC). The centre, formally known as the Aboriginal Student Centre (ASC) asked for the community’s help in finding a new name and officially changed its name on Nov. 28.

Aboriginal Student Centre changing name
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Aboriginal Student Centre changing name

The Aboriginal Student Centre (ASC) is getting a new name following a government lead to replace an outdated term. The ASC is located inside of the Research and Innovation Centre Building (RIC) on the University of Regina campus. “Shortly after the federal government dropped ‘Aboriginal’ and switched to ‘Indigenous’ we knew now was the appropriate...

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A Newcomer’s First Election

Harlee Kelly is not yet a citizen of Canada but is excited to watch her first Canadian election. Originally from the United States, Kelly has been living in Canada for two years but is not yet eligible to vote in elections. “Watching the Canadian election has been an experience for me,” said Kelly, a First...

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Kawacatoose and Raymore in Talks of a New Gas Sation

A third gas station is being planned for the town of Raymore years after the owners closed their business at the same location. Kawacatoose First Nation is partnering with Four Horse Development to construct a gas station which will also include another business. Kawacatoose, Raymore and Four Horse Development are in the planning stage. “We...

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The Importance of Orange Shirt Day

Schools in Regina are once again planning to educate their students about Canada’s history. “Many schools are doing school wide events on Orange Shirt Day,” said Sarah Longman of the Regina Public School Board. Orange Shirt Day is an annual event that is meant to recognize the history of residential schools and its place in...