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Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota Sask Party MLA Bronwyn Eyre has a rich history of opining on education and educational institutes. In 2010 Eyre wrote a newspaper column entitled ‘The Slippery Slope of Sexual Education’, wherein she questions whether Grade 5 students need to be taught the anatomically-correct terminology for the reproductive system, or Grade 6 students the …

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Allow me to begin by grossly over-simplifying history. The year was 2003. 50 Cent had just burst on to the scene to educate us on the correct spelling of P-I-M-P and just as importantly, that he was into sex, not making love, resulting in a new anthem (and hilarious Jesus-memes) for birthday-celebrators everywhere. Tucked away on the eastern edge of …

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“In times of economic hardship such as we’re going through right now, libraries are used even more by people than they are in good times… with the cut-backs that the libraries have suffered, library boards have had to reduce the service that they’ve been able to provide to people. They’ve had to reduce their material …

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I wanted to title this post ‘Saskatchewan Budget 2017: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly’, but it didn’t work out, because there’s nothing good about it. If I had stayed with that theme, I could have gone with something like ‘Saskatchewan Budget 2017: A Little Bit Okay and OMG ARE YOU %#@& SERIOUS?!’ It’s pretty …

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We can all agree on one thing, so let’s start there: Saskatchewan is broke. Okay, two things – we all know resource revenues are low. Oil prices plunged two years ago, in January 2015, and have stayed low ever since. The potash market is stagnant. But this notion, peddled by the Saskatchewan government, that our …

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The following was written for this blog by Jillian Bell, or as you may know her from Twitter, @cenobyte. The issue was sparked by an episode of CBC’s The Current, which aired last Friday, debating the issue of taxpayers funding private schools. Saskatchewan is one of the five provinces in Canada to do this. She’s …

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