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Mar
28
Bookworms to protest library cuts outside MLA offices Provincial funding to Regina, Saskatoon libraries cut; regional libraries suffer slashes, too By Jason Warick, CBC News   Posted: Mar 27, 2017 11:21 AM CT  Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 5:40 PM CT The Saskatoon Public Library system faces deep cuts to its provincial funding....
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Mar
28
Please click the link: http://slta.ca/+pub/document/misc/SALT letter to Premier.pdf
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Mar
27
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Mar
24
A message for all Chinook Regional Library users: As you may have heard by now, the current provincial budget presented on 22 March 2017 has resulted in significant cutbacks to regional library funding throughout Saskatchewan. We are very disappointed that Education Minister Don Morgan has cut about 60% of the provincial funding to our region, and at this time, we are uncertain what will become of our 32 rural public libraries and 14 corner libraries in Southwestern Saskatchewan.  The...
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Mar
24
March 23, 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Wheatland Regional Library Responds to Budget Cuts   Wheatland Regional Library is shocked and dismayed at the statements made by the Provincial Government yesterday regarding the 59% cut to funding for regional libraries. Education Minister Don Morgan stated that "as a province we should be getting out of bricks and mortar libraries and people should be focusing on electronic or alternate media". This highlights Mr. Morgan's disconnect from...
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Mar
24
Southeast RegionalLibrary - Public Library Budget Cuts: Fact Sheet On March 22, 2017 the Saskatchewan Provincial Government announced a 58% cut to funding for the Regional Public Library system.  These cuts will directly impact the Regional Library Headquarters’ ability to coordinate services to Saskatchewan’s rural public library branch network.  Without Headquarters operations, local rural public library branches and their communities will lose the following services: ·        No new...
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Mar
23
                 Media Release March 23, 2017 Saskatchewan Library Association voices concern about funding cuts to libraries March 23, 2017   The Saskatchewan Library Association (SLA) is very concerned about targeted reductions in funding to libraries in the tabled 2017-2018 provincial budget and the implications to the residents and communities of...
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Mar
23
Province cuts money for libraries Regina, Saskatoon public systems losing operating grants By Kevin O'Connor, CBC News   Posted: Mar 22, 2017 2:37 PM CT  Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017 2:37 PM CT Library grants are being cut in a Saskatchewan budget that was designed to cut the deficit. (CBC...
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Mar
16
March Update - Jam Packed with Information  March 15, 2015   SLA 2017 Conference   Early Bird Deadline extended to March...
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Mar
14
Regina Public Library begins search for 2017-18 Writer in Residence Regina Public Library (RPL) is inviting applications from writers across Canada for the position of Writer In Residence (WIR). The successful candidate will provide aspiring writers with the opportunity to receive guidance and advice from an established Canadian writer. From August 30, 2017 to May 30, 2018, the successful candidate will spend at least 40 per cent of his/her time working with Regina Public Library to...
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Mar
4
                                            Delegate Registrations Opens for 2017 Saskatchewan Libraries Conference   February 22, 2016 Delegate Registration Information The 2017 Conference Planning committee is excited about the conference and...
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Mar
4
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Mar
4
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Derek Sullivan: Booklover February 24 to April 23, 2017 Dunlop Central Gallery, 2311-12th  Avenue Artist Talk and Reception: Friday, February 24, 6:00 pm Curated by Jennifer Matotek, Director/Curator For nearly two decades, books have been a central concern of interdisciplinary artist Derek Sullivan’s art practice. Booklover brings together, for the first time, a speculative retrospective of Sullivan’s bookworks. Sullivan’s installation,...
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