Sask Trends Monitor tracks social, economic, and demographic trends in Saskatchewan.

The newsletter is published monthly by QED Information Systems, a Regina based consulting firm specializing in surveys and statistical analysis. Sask Trends Monitor is in its 25th year of publication.

Doug Elliott is the owner of QED Information Systems and publisher of Sask Trends Monitor. We thank Doug for allowing us to make this issue available to the public.

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Deeper cultural learning experiences are important to understand cultural practices and not perpetuate stereotypes.

Going deeper requires:

  • Planning
  • Building relationships within & between communities
  • Opportunities for exploration & action

This resource will help you design a multicultural education initiative/project.

Creating Deeper Cultural Learning Experiences (doc)

The interactive program, Live Action English 2, was developed in order to help students improve their basic language skills. Due to the continued success of the original program, Live Action English 2 was created. Please feel free to visit our website at for more information about this and other products.

If you would like to place an order or require further information, please feel free to contact me at:

This free online educational program meets requirements of Canadian secondary school curricula. Explore social justice issues – both past and current. Become empowered to speak out and take action against hatred and all forms of discrimination!

Units include:

  • Islamophobia
  • The Holocaust
  • The Aboriginal Experience
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Gender
  • Disability Rights
  • Japanese WWII internment and much more.

The Canadian Race Relations partnered to create “Exploring Canadian Values” – what it means to be Canadian!

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Aaron Carapella has spent countless thousands of hours pouring through books, investigating in library archive buildings, making phone calls and travelling to remote reservations in the spirit of creating the most thorough map of Native America in existence. He has since gone on to make maps of the Indigenous Peoples of the entire Western Hemisphere, as well as many custom maps.

“When mischievous Lily sneaks out of bed, her Mooshum shares a cautionary tale filled with foreboding dark surprises.”

So begins Rival Schools’ first story, The Story of Kalkalilh, in their three-part book series of digital story apps for kids inspired by Canadian Indigenous Peoples oral histories.

What is exciting and different about these reading apps is the focus on creating an accessible and interactive reading experience for children while incorporating the traditional oral histories of a few Indigenous cultures in Canada. Melding digital technology with oral histories — yeah, that is a pretty cool idea.

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By The Saskatchewan Association for Multicultural Education (SAME)

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“Remembering Will Have to Do: The Life and Times of Louise (Trottier) Moine”

Deftly merging pioneer history with Aboriginal autobiography, Louise Moine wrote about her childhood spent on the ranching frontier of southwest Saskatchewan in the early 1900s and about her time in an Indian residential school in two published books and various articles in the 1970s and early ‘80s.

For more information about this resource contact:
Darren Préfontaine

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