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Saskatchewan Education Minister Gordon Wyant greets the graduating kindergarten class Tuesday.
Saskatchewan Education Minister Gordon Wyant greets the graduating kindergarten class Tuesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Education Minister hears about successes, challenges during visit

By Angela Brown
June 27, 2018 - 12:00pm

Saskatchewan's Education Minister Gordon Wyant was in North Battleford Tuesday, meeting with Light of Christ Catholic School Division and visiting their elementary schools.

Wyant also visited Living Sky School Division's schools the previous week.

An SGEU flag flies outside Joe Hargrave's Prince Albert office during a protest against government cuts April 21.
An SGEU flag flies outside Joe Hargrave's Prince Albert office during a protest against government cuts April 21. File photo/Taylor MacPherson

SGEU seeks strike mandate as contract talks go nowhere

By battlefordsNOW Staff
June 23, 2018 - 8:00am

With new contract negotiations between the Saskatchewan Government Employees Union and government representatives at a standstill, the union is ready to ask its membership for a strike mandate.

Former Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill releases his report and makes 44 recommendations for the Office of the Chief Coroner.
Former Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill releases his report and makes 44 recommendations for the Office of the Chief Coroner. Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff

More funding needed for 'inadequate' coroner’s system

By Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff
June 21, 2018 - 7:51am

Dozens of recommendations are being made to improve Saskatchewan’s coroner’s system with everything from new positions and new committees to speeding up toxicology results and having a plan around mass casualties.

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