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Heritage & Wellbeing: The Importance of Place - Katherine Gilks, Education Coordinator For 2019, Heritage Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Parks, Culture, and Sport have partnered to host a one-day Heritage Forum this Thursday, February 21. It will explore the theme Heritage & Wellbeing: The Importance of Place. (Further details about the Heritage Forum and other Heritage Week events can be found here.) The importance of place as it…

Living Heritage and the Power of Words, Part 2 - Sandra Massey, Research Program Coordinator Living Heritage and the Power of Words, Part 1 It is interesting to think about the power of words; some words have more than one meaning, some words sound the same but have different meanings and sometimes the meaning of a word changes over time. How to say what I really want to communicate in the simplest, most concise way is a daily challenge for me.…

Living Heritage and Rural Resilience - Kristin Catherwood, Director of Living Heritage Last week it was announced that Prime Minister Trudeau has appointed Nova Scotia MP Bernadette Jordan to a newly created cabinet position of Minister of Rural Economic Development. There has been plenty of commentary on this new position, which will operate out of Infrastructure Canada, and especially the timing of it, but however its creation came…

Happy New Year 2019! - Katherine Gilks, Education Coordinator Heritage Saskatchewan is looking forward to another busy and rewarding year exploring and promoting Living Heritage! Already, plans and projects are underway. The 2019 Heritage Fairs season has started. Teacher registration opened on Dec. 1 (and closes on Feb. 4) and many students are working on their projects. While our Regional Fairs will not be until May…

Living Heritage and the Power of Words - Sandra Massey, Research Program Coordinator I never knew my father but my mother often told me, he believed a person should say what they mean and mean what they say. He valued honesty above all else.  I am reminded of this every day because of the nature of my work. How can I say what I really want to communicate in the most concise way? It is interesting to think about the power of words;…

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