What the skilled trades have done for me

What the skilled trades have done for me

Thank you to Sydney Hamelin, JourneyPerson Cook for this blog. From a young age I’ve always enjoyed cooking, although it wasn’t until my later years in high school that I decided I wanted to pursue it as a career. I was at a point where I had taken all of...
What being a Firefighter is to me

What being a Firefighter is to me

Thank you, Shannon Robert with the Saskatoon Fire Department for providing this blog. When you close your eyes and imagine a firefighter, what do you see?  Most likely, a brawny man running into a burning building to save someone. Although not inaccurate, we are, in...
Passionate Consistency

Passionate Consistency

Thank-you to a Grade 10 student from Bedford Road Collegiate for her contribution to SIEC Speaks wth this blog. How many times have you felt burdened by the extensive expectations of family, friends, peers, outsiders or society? Do you feel trapped to choose only...
Supporting Students in Schools as a RAP Worker

Supporting Students in Schools as a RAP Worker

Thank-you Teresa Michayluk – Walter Murray Collegiate, Megan Mitchel – Tommy Douglas Collegiate, Shauna Kennon – Mount Royal Collegiate, Brittney McFadden – Bedford Road Collegiate, RAP workers with Saskatoon Public Schools for this blog. What...
Wrapping up a Whirlwind Year at the SIEC

Wrapping up a Whirlwind Year at the SIEC

If you would have told us last year what the past few months would look like, we would have never believed you. Here we are at the end of 2020, and like everyone else we have had to adapt how we offer our programs—especially so we can support teachers and students...