Our Stories

  • 04 Sep 2018

    A Poem on a Misty Afternoon

    Each year, to close out the READ Saskatoon Golf Tournament for Literacy, a poet laureate reads the ...

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  • 28 Aug 2018

    Building on Each Other's Strengths

    Thank you for having us here today, to Kirsten for working with us and to the Lions Club for support...

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  • 29 Aug 2017

    Ibrahim Sawi, Lions' Adult Learner Achievement Award Winner 2017

    My name is Ibrahim Sawi and I came to Saskatoon in 2004. I really had a difficult life back home in ...

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  • 27 Oct 2016

    SaskTel Gzowski Award Recipient - Al Tirk

    Peter Gzowksi always said that the PGI is a day of fun and friendship on the links. When these liter...

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  • 08 Sep 2016

    Bobby Cote - Lions' Learner Achievement Award Winner 2016

    It is a privilege to work with READ Saskatoon and my tutor Dale. I heard about READ Saskatoon from p...

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  • 02 Aug 2016

    Eekwol - 2016 PGI Poet Laureate

    Eekwol (Lindsay Knight) is an award-winning hip hop performing artist in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, or...

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  • 20 Jul 2016

    READ Saskatoon Supporter- Maria Carreiro

    Maria Carreiro is a Certified Financial Planner with Conexus Credit Union and her passion is helping...

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  • 27 Jun 2016

    READ Saskatoon Supporter - Robert Fisher

    As an accountant, a computer consultant, and an entrepreneur in exploration geology, Robert Fisher d...

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  • 19 Oct 2015

    Curtis Peeteetuce: Superhero!

    Curtis Peeteetuce: Superhero! In addition to being a Literacy Superhero, Curtis Peeteetuce is an ...

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  • 06 Oct 2015

    Clint Broten - Lions’ Learner Achievement Award winner 2015

    Clint Broten - Lions’ Learner Achievement Award winner 2015 I am very grateful for the honour of ...

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  • 10 Sep 2015

    2015 Lions' Learner Achievement Award Winner-Clint Broten

    Clint Broten is this year’s Lions’ Learner Achievement Award winner, to be presented at the READ...

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  • 25 Aug 2015

    Literacy For Success

    Al Tirk owns the Snooker Shack Billard Room, an award-winning facility providing family-friendly fun...

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  • 26 May 2015

    A Committed Partnership

    Brad and Erin Kuan live the values of literacy, volunteerism, and sports. Brad grew up in a small t...

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  • 15 Oct 2014

    Dorothy Hyde

    Dorothy Hyde's credo is: “put action into what you believe.”  And act she does! Dorothy has w...

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  • 30 Sep 2014

    Lucinda Nielsen - Let me tell you about my journey

    I come from a family of nine children and I am the second oldest child. I had to leave school after ...

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  • 17 Sep 2014

    Kristen Hamm - Helping Saskatoon READ

    International Literacy Day is September 8, but through his volunteer efforts with READ Saskatoon, ...

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  • 22 Jul 2014

    Congratulations to Lucinda Nielsen, our 2014 Lions' Adult Learner Achievement Award Winner!

    “School was like nourishment. I’d eat and eat and eat and never get full.” Lucinda Nielsen ca...

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  • 25 Jun 2014

    Margaret Bear, her story

    It was nerve racking to say the least. My first day as a participant in READ Saskatoon’s literacy...

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