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Legislative Report

20 November 2014

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From Pre-K to post-secondary, our government is committed to supporting families in planning every stage of their child’s education. The Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings, The Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship and The Graduate Retention Program are among the many ways we are working to make post-secondary accessible and affordable.

To make life easier for those pursuing post-secondary, we have streamlined administration of the student loans program. The One-time Signature for Student Loan Consents and Canada Revenue Agency Release replaces the requirement for students to sign designated consents, authorizations and agreement forms when applying for financial assistance each year. This includes one-time sig-natures for parents/guardians/sponsors/spouses using designated forms, unless there is a break in student financial assistance for a period of two or more years.Read More...

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Bravery Medals Awarded

Congratulations to Kyle and Tye Anderson who were presented medals of bravery from Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Schofield on November 7 in Regina. The medals were awarded for their bravery in rescuing their aunt who got carried away by the river during a quadding outing. Congratulations also goes out to Pati Anderson as she helped the rescue by keeping Carol calm during the ordeal.

Volleyball Provincial Awards Night

The Saskatchewan Volleyball Association handed out the following awards: Matthew Meyers received the U17 Male Athlete of the Year Award, Scott Langois received the Male Developmental Coach of the Year, Terry Gaudet received the Male Performance Coach of the Year and Morgan Zaparaniuk received the Female Developmental Coach of the Year, Connor Murray received the U16 Volleyball Male Athlete of the Year Award. Congratulations to all recipients!

2014 Kinsmen Raiders Sportsman Dinner

Congratulations to Brittany Hudak as she was announced Female Athlete of the Year and Brent Ertman as he won the Male Athlete of the Year and Zenon Markowsky who was recognized as 2013 Sportsman of the Year.

Jiu-Jitsu World Championship Bronze

Congratulations to Kelly Parent on his recent bronze medal win in the middleweight blue-belt division at the World Masters International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Championship in Long Beach, California on November 1-2.

SABBA First Place Win

Congratulations to Cyndi Gelsinger (Griffin) on her first place win in the Women’s Figure Tall division as well as the Overall Figure Championship at the SABBA 2014 Prairie Classic Halloween Showdown in Saskatoon on November 2. Cyndi automatically moves on to the 2015 Provincial championship. Good luck!

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