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March 2017

Start first aid training in Grade 8, recertify in Grade 11

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BY BRIAN ZINCHUK I’ve been pondering this column for a few weeks now, ever since I recertified my first aid training yet again. Then this just popped up on my Facebook feed: “Every high school should have a mandatory class called ‘Life’ which teaches you how to: sew, change a tire/oil, do taxes, basic first…

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Campsite Reservation Launch and Canada 150 Celebrations

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The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport will be launching its provincial park campsite reservation system for the 2017 summer season on Tuesday, April 4.  The launch will be staggered, with different parks opening for reservations over a 10 day period. The launch schedule is as follows: Tuesday, April 4: Blackstrap, Pike Lake Wednesday, April…

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Choo-Foo named Chief Project Officer for Provincial Initiatives

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Along with the release of the provincial budget last week, came an announcement that Liam Choo-Foo, Director of Education for Chinook, has been named Chief Project Officer for provincial initiatives. Choo-Foo has demonstrated effective leadership at a provincial level with the Saskatchewan Reads initiative and hopes to replicate the success of the recent project in…

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