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Welcome to the website for the Saskatchewan Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE Sask) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This site is a portal for community members to interact, participate, and collaborate on topics on education for sustainable development.

Please feel free to navigate the site using the links on the left-hand side. If you are interested in joining our community, please sign up for an account (on the left-hand side). If you have any questions, please see our FAQ section (in the navigation on the left, currently under construction) or if you would like to contact the RCE Sask coordinators or group administrators, please refer to the "Contact Info" link located on the upper right-hand side of this page.

Recent News

  • Members of the RCE Sask are preparing for the upcoming RCE Americas conference that will take place at the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan in May 2008. Please click on the following link to visit the conference website: RCE Sask Conference 2008

Summary of RCE Documents Related to Proposed Yancoal Potash Mine

The following provides a list of documents related to the proposed Yancoal Potash mine near Southey, Saskatchewan, along with replies from the two levels of government:

(1) Initial RCE Saskatchewan submission to the Province of Saskatchewan regarding Yancoal Potash Mine proposal (June 6, 2016)

(2) Reply by the Saskatchewan Ministery of Environment to the RCE Saskatchewan submission (June 21, 2016)

(3) Reply by RCE Saskatchewan to Saskatchewan Ministery of Environment (June 29, 2016)

(4) Further reply by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment (July 13, 2016)

(5) Letter of Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment to RCE Saskatchewan outlining its conditional aproval of Yancoal Potash Mine (August 9, 2016)

(6) Terms of Conditional Approval of Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment (August 9, 2016)

(7) Rationale of Saskatchewan Minister of Environment related to decision (August 9, 2016)

(8) RCE Saskatchewan Response to Saskatchewan Minister of Environment's decision (August 10, 2016)

(9) RCE Saskatchewan Request to Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change to formally review Yancoal project (July 20, 2016)

(10) Reply by Federal Ministry of Environment (specifically CEAA) indicating Environmental Assessment request is being considered (August 3, 2016)

RCE SK Response to Provincial Ministry Decision on Yancoal Mine

Update on Government of SK Response to RCE SK Yancoal Submission

Dear RCE Saskatchewan Colleagues,

You will recall that RCE Saskatchewan has to date made two submissions to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment in response to its request for public input on the proposed Yancoal Southey Potash Mine's Environmental Impact Study (EIS). Please see attached the most recent response from the Hon. Herb Cox, Minister of Environment, to RCE Saskatchewan's latest letter (which is also attached for your reference). The original RCE Saskatchewan submission can be found on our website:

http://www.saskrce.ca/node/2573

While the RCE is disappointed that there will not be a hearing under section 14(1) of the Saskatchewan Environmental Assessment Act to gather what we see as important additional information needed to assess the proposed project, we will continue to keep you informed of our next steps as an RCE. Again, thank you to Dr. Garth Pickard and Dr. Ray Ambrosi for their good work on all of this.

Sincerely,

Roger Petry, Co-coordinator
RCE Saskatchewan

Global RCE Award Certificate Received for RCE SK Flagship Project

You will find attached a copy of the certificate from the United Nations University and accompanying letter that has just been received for the Global "RCE Recognition Award 2015". This award was given to the Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN), a flagship project of RCE Saskatchewan. Congratulations to VSSN! Further information about VSSN can be found at the following website:

https://www.luthercollege.edu/university/academics/luther-programs/volun...

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