Rob Norris

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Name: Rob Norris
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tuition rebate unknown to many Sask. newcomers

Briana Bolduc, a graduate of a college in Brandon, was pleasantly surprised to learn her Manitoba tuition qualifies for a Saskatchewan rebate -- so long as she stays. (CBC)Some recent arrivals to Saskatchewan say they are getting a pleasant surprise this ... [Published CBC - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Can minimum wage cover university tuition?

Young people looking for ways to pay for post-secondary education often turn to minimum wage jobs. However, is Saskatchewan's minimum wage up to the task?Currently, the minimum wage in the province is $10 per hour, rising to $10.20 in the fall.At Saskatchewan's ... [Published CBC - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

IMII, Mitacs and U of S Partner to Lead Minerals Industry Innovation in Canada

) - Saskatchewan's International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII), the national research and training organization Mitacs, and University of Saskatchewan are partnering on a novel research and training initiative through an investment valued at more ... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reunion planned for former Falmouth School pupils

Former Falmouth School pupil Rob Norris is organising a reunion for all those former students who will be 50 this year.The event, aimed at all those who would have finished their fifth year at the school in 1980, so were born between September 1963 and ... [Published Falmouth Packet - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Media Advisory: Harper Government Proud to Support Business Innovation and Partnership

Western Economic Diversification CanadaApril 10, 2014 12:45 ETSASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - April 10, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to attend an event with, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, ... [Published MarketWired - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

College Students Complete Video Essays On Northern Development

Written by Kelly Provost    Friday, 04 April 2014 13:09Some Northlands College students will be the centre of attention tomorrow night in La Ronge at what's being called a Northern Visionaries Gala.Their teacher, Brandi Bell, says the event will recognize ... [Published MBC Network Radio Online - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Saskatchewan trying to bring more nurse practitioners to the province

REGINA – Saskatchewan is planning to improve patient’s access to nurse practitioner services in rural communities.Minister Randy Weeks announced on Thursday a new recruitment plan that will encourage nurse practitioners to work in communities with less ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Saskatchewan invests $365,000 in research internships for graduate and international students

Saskatchewan’s Education Ministry is investing a total of $365,000 into research internships for graduate and international students through the non-profit, national Mitacs program.An amount of $225,000 will go to 30 research and development internships ... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

J•R avails the ultimate in luxury by welcoming Davidoff cigars & accessories

J•R Cigar, the world's largest cigar store, proudly announces it will now offer their vast, discerning customer base a diverse selection of highly regarded tobacco products and smoking accoutrements by Davidoff Cigars . The long-awaited collaboration ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Damon Bennett brings veteran work program word to Saskatoon

Damon Bennett talked about his program to get veterans back in the workforce at the home show at Prairieland ParkWhen he's not getting ready to host his first solo renovation show, contractor and HGTV network star Damon Bennett is working to create job ... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Expect tuition hike, university student leader says

The president of URSU believes a tuition hike is likely. (CBC)Nathan Sgrazzutti, president of the University of Regina Students' Union, says additional funding for a graduates retention incentive is nice but improved funding for post-secondary education ... [Published CBC - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada

/CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, the Honourable Rob Norris, Minister of Advanced Education for Saskatchewan, and accompanying stakeholders will report back on their skills mission to Germany and the United ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Mar 13 2014]

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"in fact, about a thousand graduates per year from across the country and around the world are coming to saskatchewan to participate in this initiative" Norris said
"There would be 10 or 11 universities far ahead of either the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan," Norris said. "so, for example, at the university of regina an average would be about $5,300 for tuition [and] at the university of saskatchewan, just over $5,000."
...is committed to facilitating innovation and research opportunities for Saskatchewan students," Advanced Education Minister Rob Norris said. "partnerships between the private sector and post-secondary institutions provide our students valuable experience as they transition from learning to earning, thereby fueling our growing economy and province."

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Tuition rebate unknown to many Sask. newcomers [Published CBC - Apr 16 2014]
Can minimum wage cover university tuition? [Published CBC - Apr 15 2014]
IMII, Mitacs and U of S Partner to Lead Mineral... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 11 2014]
Reunion planned for former Falmouth School pupils [Published Falmouth Packet - Apr 11 2014]
Media Advisory: Harper Government Proud to Sup... [Published MarketWired - Apr 10 2014]
Media Advisory: Harper Government Proud to Supp... [Published PR inside - Apr 10 2014]
College Students Complete Video Essays On North... [Published MBC Network Radio Online - Apr 04 2014]
Government of Saskatchewan rolls out rural nurs... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 04 2014]
Saskatchewan trying to bring more nurse practit... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 03 2014]
Saskatchewan invests $365,000 in research inter... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 01 2014]
Government of Saskatchewan to Invest in Researc... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 31 2014]
J•R avails the ultimate in luxury by welcoming ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 26 2014]
Damon Bennett brings veteran work program word ... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Mar 22 2014]
Expect tuition hike, university student leader ... [Published CBC - Mar 21 2014]
Kenney says parents and teachers should emphasi... [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 15 2014]
Weyburn college students receive scholarships a... [Published Weyburn This Week - Mar 14 2014]
Media Advisory - Employment and Social Developm... [Published Canada NewsWire - Mar 13 2014]
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