Make Retirement the Best Yeas of Your Life

Jim Yih ASPA is dedicated to providing our members with information and resources that will enrich your experience as a member and employee of the university. This June, the following retirement planning workshop may be of interest: Retirement is a personal decision. According to Jim Yih, one of Canada's leading experts on money, retirement, investing and… Continue reading Make Retirement the Best Yeas of Your Life


Canada: Paid Vacation Leave

by Lisa Goodfellow and Jenifer Gentle Miller Thomson LLP Saskatchewan has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to implement a paid leave to allow an employee to take time off work to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Saskatchewan's The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2020 have been amended to add a new Special Vaccination Leave (s. 6-22.1).  Under this provision, workers:… Continue reading Canada: Paid Vacation Leave

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Happy International Women’s Day

The consequences of not centering women in this recovery will be long term and devastating Access to quality, affordable child care is about economic justice for women and about increasing women's participation in the workforce. Tell your story:https://canadianplan.ca/iwdchild-care Who are we losing from the workforce? Black, Indigenous and racialized women. Single moms, young women, low… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day


ASPA #Fall Active Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the winners and a big thank you to all our members for participating in this photo contest! The winners are as follows: #ASPAFall First place Steph Bodnar Second place Ayesha Iqbal #ASPAActive First place Alicia Wehrkamp Second place Brian Zulkoskey #ASPAFamily First place Graham Fairhurst Second place Keleigh Garcea #ASPAHalloween First place… Continue reading ASPA #Fall Active Photo Contest Winners


USask Expected to Reach Record Enrolment

As of the first day classes on Thursday, Sept. 3, enrolment at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) for Fall 2020 is up by two per cent and on track to be the university’s highest enrolment ever. “We expect this to be the sixth straight year of planned enrolment growth,” said Alison Pickrell, assistant vice-provost of strategic enrolment… Continue reading USask Expected to Reach Record Enrolment