May 23, 2019 News

In addition to the news below, note that I will be heading out to Halifax this weekend for the 2019 Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) conference. Keep an eye on my Twitter feed if you’re interested in what’s happening there!

Saskatoon Events

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, as part of their “Courageous Conversation” speaker series, will be hosting a conversation on May 30, 10am at their Saskatoon office with Father Andre Poilievre, Stan Tu’inukuafe, and members of STR8UP on the journey to becoming an Indigenous gang member, factors that lead young people to the gang life, and the Medicine Wheel as a holistic model for healing. For more information or to RSVP, contact Adam Hawboldt at (306) 229-7169 or by email at .

The Saskatchewan Nonprofit Partnership is hosting a one-day Provincial Summit on June 7, with a focus on exploring “current and future priorities for the nonprofit sector in Saskatchewan, and [considering] potential models for how the sector can collaborate to address these priorities”.

The Canadian Evaluation Society’s Saskatchewan Chapter is hosting a full-day workshop on June 18, featuring Kim van der Woerd and Billie Joe Rogers, on the topic of Culturally Responsive Evaluation with Indigenous Populations. If you’ll be in attendance, come find me and say hi!


The Saskatoon Early Years Partnership is looking for input from community agencies and parents to help develop a new Early Years Family Resource Centre (FRC) in Saskatoon.

Reconciliation Canada is looking for individual experiences and perspectives related to the work of reconciliation across Canada.