A provincewide public opinion poll concluded Oct. 29 with a town hall at the University of Saskatchewan. About 100 attendees gathered to share their thoughts on the results with the researchers and journalists who worked on the survey.
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.
Since 2002, the number of new HIV infections in Saskatchewan per year has risen steadily, from 26 to 200. And while there was a slight drop in 2010, AIDS Saskatoon expects the 2011 numbers will almost certainly show another increase once they are available.
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
Nathan Thoen, the U of S student who was disqualified from the provincial government's "Saskatchewanderer" competition, will spend the summer travelling the province after all.
Alberta has enjoyed the advantages of its flourishing oil and gas industries for decades, becoming an economic juggernaut in Canada. Meanwhile, Saskatchewan has struggled to maintain and grow its economy. It was only a few years ago that Saskatchewan was able to proclaim itself a “have” province.
Three University of Saskatchewan students have been short-listed for what the provincial government has dubbed “the best summer job ever.”
All year, the USSU lobbied for improved childcare, better Aboriginal inclusion on campus, a provincial scholarship plan and for consistent tuition increases. The budget took all these issues into consideration.
Although oil sand development is not yet underway in Saskatchewan, Premier Brad Wall has recently been posturing as though it is simply a matter of time.
BHP Billiton is the favoured bidder for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, the world's largest potash producer, but a Chinese state-owned company, Sinochem, is making their interest known.