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70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On December 10, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations officially adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This Declaration – one of the greatest documents of modern history – was the world’s response to the atrocities and horrors of the Holocaust. It is an…

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National Day for Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6, 1989, a 25-year-old man named Marc Lépine burst into l’École Polytechnique de Montréal with an assault rifle and killed 14 women in cold blood. Their deaths shocked a nation and, in 1991, sparked the Canadian Parliament to designate December 6 as a National…

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018

On October 14, 1992, the member states of the United Nations General Assembly agreed to proclaim December 3 as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Every year since then, people across Saskatchewan and around the world have observed this special date with respect and recognition. They…

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Early Learning Program A Testament To Cooperation

  On November 23, 2018, the “Children Communicating, Connecting, and in Community” early learning program was officially launched at the St. Therese Lisieux Catholic School in Saskatoon. Designed for children who are deaf and hard of hearing and children connected to the deaf and…

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Legislation now in compliance with gender marker court order

This week we celebrate Transgender Awareness Week. It is a time for people and organizations to come together to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people in our communities. A time to foster an awareness of the issues facing transgender people, to provide public…

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