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An Invitation…

Citizenship opportunities and challenges surround us. You cannot watch a newscast, read a newspaper, or check your Twitter feed without being reminded of this fact. Facing these situations requires responsible and informed attention, consideration, and action if the rights of individual citizens are to be sustained.

The Concentus Citizenship Education Resources invite citizens to think about the fundamental nature of citizenship. What do you believe are your personal citizenship responsibilities? What new citizenship understandings are you facing? What skills do you think are important for citizens to have? Read more

Recognizing Citizenship Education Teacher Leaders

On March 21, and as part of the Twenty-First National Congress on Rural Education in Canada, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission recognized eight of the teachers who made significant contributions to the citizenship education materials. Read more

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Refugees, Citizenship and Human Rights

Over the coming months, thousands of Syrian refugees will come to Canada in search of freedom. That freedom, as the United Nations theme for Human Rights Day 2015 observes, is the freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.

Like all other refugees, they will adapt to a new climate, new communities, and a new culture. Like the refugees that have come before them, they will become part of a multicultural Canada. Read more

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SHRC Chief Commissioner Updates LEADS on Citizenship Education Project

On Friday, October 16, the Chief Commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, David Arnot, gave a presentation to the League of Educational Administrators, Directors, and Superintendents of Saskatchewan (LEADS) at their annual fall meeting. At that event, Arnot informed the attendees that, Read more