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August 27, 2021

Back to School: Pandemic Guidelines for Regina Public and Catholic School Divisions

In August 2021, Regina Public and Catholic school divisions released their plans for the 2021-22 school year. These guidelines are based on the July 2021 Saskatchewan Provincial Safe School Plan. However, as with the 2020-21 school year, each school division as well as each school has formed their own guidelines that are subject to change […]

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July 16, 2021

Code PINK: Declaring a National Pediatric Emergency

Children First Canada and its partners declared #codePINK in May 2021, urging Canada’s First Ministers to take immediate action to address the mental health crisis affecting children in Canada. Code Pink is the medical term used to indicate a pediatric emergency.  The requested call for action includes immediately planning the safe reopening of camps, parks, […]

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June 22, 2021

Pride Month

June is widely celebrated as Pride Month to raise awareness and celebrate gender and sexual diversity. Pride Month largely originated from the Stonewall Riots. The Stonewall Inn is a bar located in New York City which has served as a safe haven for the LGBTQ2S+ community since 1930 when “acts of homosexuality” were illegal in […]

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June 17, 2021

Indigenous History Month

June is celebrated as National Indigenous History Month, and June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day. National Indigenous History Month is utilized to learn about, acknowledge, and appreciate, the contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people. This time may be used to bring awareness to, remember, and honour: Indigenous cultural practices, MMIWG2S, the Truth […]

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May 31, 2021

Education Student Advocates for Mental Health

Having struggled with negative mental health herself, a Saskatchewan youth, Kiah Holness, is concerned about the impacts of COVID-19 on children and youth in primary and secondary schools. As a result of her personal experiences, and her future dreams of being a secondary teacher in this province, she has begun working to advocate for a […]

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May 18, 2021

A Balancing Act

A Child and Family Programs service provider in Saskatchewan has provided us with their perspective on what it has been like to work with children and families during COVID-19. They stated that the COVID-19 restrictions have made visitation and trust building with children and families difficult to say the least.  “Virtual visitation sets back the […]

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