Sask River

Saskatchewan water resources need to surface

With industry booming in Saskatchewan and the South Saskatchewan River supplying an essential resource, the Global Institute for Water Security has published a report outlining how the province can protect its freshwater for the future.
Hegemonic attitudes about Aboriginal Peoples need to change.

Pass system mentality harmful to Aboriginals

In the early days of the treaties, there was the pass system. While the pass system is long gone, the ideas behind it still remain a part of government policy. This needs to change.
Saskatchewanians are leaving big box stores behind to support local businesses.

The political economy of consumerism in Sask

In recent years, there has been an influx in the number of locally-owned businesses opening up in Saskatchewan. Although bigger retailers such as Marshalls and Target are opening up stores, some believe that the culture of shopping is changing overall.
Fans of the Green and White flocked to Mosaic Stadium to see their team capture the cup.

Grey Cup goes green, stays in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Roughriders capped off their dream season with a 45-23 dismantling of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Regina on Sunday night to capture the 2013 Grey Cup. The Riders dominated from the coin toss and turned the province into full on party mode.
No. 10 Travoy Martinez celebrating after a big defensive play.

Martinez and the Huskies shut out Golden Bears

First-year Huskies cornerback Travoy Martinez, from Dallas, Texas, wreaked havoc on the visiting Alberta Golden Bears’ offence, kick team and return team in the Huskies 32-0 season-opening victory Aug. 31 at Griffiths Stadium.
University of Saskatchewan economics professor Eric Howe has been working on social policy research since the mid-1980s.

Aboriginal education key to economic growth, professor finds

Aboriginal students are one of Saskatchewan’s largest untapped economic assets, according to a new study done for the Gabriel Dumont Institute. The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada’s website claims that only eight per cent of aboriginal people in Canada between ages 25 and 64 have university degrees, while 23 per cent of non-aboriginal people in that same age group have university degrees.