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27
Jun

One Book One Province: Saskatchewan Libraries Promoting Culture

Alan Kilpatrick, Reference Librarian, Law Society of Saskatchewan Library & Member-at-Large, Saskatchewan Library Association Board In 2017, the Saskatchewan Library Association (SLA) celebrated 75 years of steadfastly advocating for libraries, culture, and communities in Saskatchewan. To help mark the occasion, the SLA held Saskatchewan’s inaugural provide-wide literacy and reading campaign, One Book One Province (One […]
26
Jun

Monday Pick-Me-Up

By Sarah Roussel-Lewis Some interesting reads to help you ease into your week: 4 Saskatchewan men fined total of $71K for illegal hunting activities  (Global News) Bachelor in Paradise and the Issue Over Consent  (Slaw) Cash-for-jobs immigration consultant connected to Sask. government-backed Chinese megamall  (CBC) Indigenous woman says shut down of Saskatchewan bus service will […]
23
Jun

The Efforts of Two Saskatchewan Lawyers to Preserve the Battleford Industrial School Cemetery

Kelly Laycock, Publications Coordinator Saskatchewan lawyers Benedict Feist and Eleanore Sunchild are helping in the fight to gain heritage status for the graveyard at the Battleford Industrial School, a former residential school site that operated from 1883–1914. Hundreds of Indigenous students attended the school during that time, but not all of them survived it. The […]
21
Jun

National Aboriginal Day

Kelly Laycock, Publications Coordinator “In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21, the summer solstice, for National Aboriginal Day. For generations, many Indigenous Peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the […]
20
Jun

Access to Justice Bulletin, June 2017

From the Saskatchewan Access to Justice Working Group Saskatoon lawyer Janice Gingell helps people access legal advice even after retiring: http://bit.ly/2tbZm6z. Harvard Law School’s Access to Justice Lab aims to challenge legal exceptionalism: http://bit.ly/2rFE5QJ. University of Saskatchewan project tackles access to justice issues: http://bit.ly/2tbpJt0. Fifth version of National Self-Represented Litigants Project’s Access to Justice Annotated […]