Questions Raised Regarding SIGA Board Members Compensation

Questions are being raised about the salaries and expenses for the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) board, which ousted its new chair late last week. The 13 member board received more than $600,000 in 2009-10 in salaries and expenses which is 5 times the amount paid out for the board of the Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation which oversees provincial government casinos in Moose Jaw and Regina.

Saskatoon Aboriginal High School Graduation Makes History

Thirty students graduated from Oskayak High School in Saskatoon, the largest-ever graduating class in the institution’s 30-year history. The school, which has a focus on aboriginal culture, has also equipped almost every classroom with laptops and smartboards. Recently, the Vancouver School Board has been considering an aboriginal mini-school for high school students.