Education

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Technology. Lisa Schick, paNOW Staff.
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Technology. Lisa Schick, paNOW Staff.

SIAST lays off 16 employees

By Chris Mangatal
April 22, 2013 - 11:05pm

SIAST has laid of 16 staff members at its campuses around the province.

"Nine of those are from the academic division and seven from the professional services and support areas," said president and CEO of SIAST, Larry Rosia.

The layoffs affect both full and part time employees.

Task force chair Gary Merasty,FSIN Vice Chief Simon Bird and Education Minister Russ Marchuk April 15. Kevin Martel, paNOW Staff
Task force chair Gary Merasty,FSIN Vice Chief Simon Bird and Education Minister Russ Marchuk April 15. Kevin Martel, paNOW Staff

Report to improve education for SK First Nations

By Kevin Martel
April 16, 2013 - 6:45am

It took the better part of a year with hundreds of comments and feedback, but Monday a joint government-Aboriginal task force released a detailed report on improving education and employment among First Nations and Metis People in Saskatchewan.

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Prince Albert. paNOW photo by Sarah Stone
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Prince Albert. paNOW photo by Sarah Stone

U of A to document Prince Albert Ukrainian churches

By Sarah Stone
April 8, 2013 - 11:45am

With Saskatchewan having a long history of Ukrainian immigrants in the prairies, it’s easy to see their churches scattered throughout the province.

Unfortunately, as the hour glasses turns these places of worship are dying out with the population dispersing.

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