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Hush little baby…

BY HEATHER COLLINS Putting a child to sleep is easier said than done. It’s a struggle that affects many parents with infants and toddlers. Joleen Dilk Salyn, a certified child sleep consultant and founder of Baby [...]

The grape escape

Just the other day, I cracked open a special bottle of wine gifted to me by a friend for my 30th birthday. It was one of the most dynamic and enjoyable wines to reach my lips [...]

Treaty 3 rejects feds’ First Nation Education Act

BY HEATHER COLLINS Treaty 3 chiefs recently came together to unanimously reject Federal Government legislation that would standardize First Nation Education, as well push for accountability for the condition of on-reserve schools. The group consisted of [...]

Minding the gap – KPDSB publicly acknowledges gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal graduation rates

BY HEATHER COLLINS In a student success report released last week, the Keewatin Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) has publicly acknowledged for the first time the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal student graduation rates. Data for [...]