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Aboriginal Student Discovery Day

This year we have 6 Saddle Lake Cree Nation grade 12 students attending this event.  These students are from Kihew Asiniy, Ashmont Secondary School and from the Outreach Program in Saddle Lake.  They will be learning about the programs that are available from the U of A, more importantly, the Transition Year Program, application process, Bursaries & Scholarships, Housing, Financial awareness and so much more.  The Aboriginal Student Services is now called the First Peoples’ House.   

Suzanne Butler, Transition Year Coordinator & Betty Ann Cardinal, SLPS Student Advisor
  • Learn about University of Alberta undergraduate programs, housing, awards, and services
  • Connect with faculty and service representatives
  • Meet new people from other high schools and Aboriginal communities
  • Win great prizes including UAlberta apparel and more!

Important Notes:

  • TYP Deadline is May 01st
  • the Aboriginal Student Services has changed their name to First Peoples’ House
  • Assistance with applying Student Loans, Bursaries, etc
  • The First Peoples’ House staff are available to assist students who plan on attending the University of Alberta: 2-400 Students Union Building, Universty of Alberta, Phone 780-492-5677.

For more information on the Transition Year Program, please call 780-492-5677 or visit their website at ualberta.ca/current-Student/students/first-Peoples-house.

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Attention all Saddle Lake Cree Nation Post Secondary Students!

Are you planning on continuing into the Spring/Summer term?


If you are or your program continues into the intersession term, then you will need to fill out our Saddle Lake Post Secondary Sponsorship Application Form before March 15th.  Also, as a reminder to all SLPS students, you should have already submitted your Fall 2017 statement of marks, if you have not, please do this today to avoid any delays in your PSA.

Thank you to all those students who have submitted all their documents and we look forward to assisting you as you move forward into the intersession or fall term.


What you need to submit for the 2018 Intersession term:

  • Sponsorship Application Form
  • Statement of marks (when they are available to you)
  • Course Registration / Schedule
  • If you are unsure, please call us


What you need to do:


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Treaty Annuity Payment Summer Jobs for Aboriginal Students

Government of Canada Jobs

Are you looking for an exciting and unique work experience opportunity this summer that would involve travel and working directly with First Nations? Well here is an opportunity for you! The Department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC) has a number of opportunities for work as a Treaty Annuity Payment student this summer.

Typical tasks may include: 

  • corresponding and liaising with First Nations to obtain dates and time of Treaty Pay
  • corresponding and liaising with Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to confirm attendance
  •  coordinating and making travel arrangements for volunteers
  •  travelling to First Nations communities (Note: Travel may require working some weekends and evenings and travel to remote communities)
  • distribution of Treaty Pay to First Nation members
  • reconciliation of Treaty Pay lists
  •  data input


  • Full-time from April 30 to August 31, 2018

For full Job Description and inquiries:

Closing Date:

  • April 26, 2018
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SLPS Seeking an Office Administration Assistant

cropped-cropped-saddlelakepost-secondarycolor1.jpgThe Office Administration Assistant is a six month term position and resumes can be submitted to the Saddle Lake Employment & Training Office.


This  position is to provide administrative support to post secondary staff and perform general secretarial duties such as data entry, greeting visitors, answering phone calls, handling and filing of incoming/outgoing correspondence and financial records.  Handle routine inquiries regarding education from both general membership and students.

Please click “Office Administration Assistant” to access the full Job Description


INTERVIEW DATE:  March 01, 2018


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Application Deadline has been Extended to

January 26, 2018

If you are interested in gaining summer student employment with TransCanada, then check out this opportunity.

Step One:  Read the General Information first;

Step Two:  Follow the Application Instructions.

There is only one application form for all summer student positions – students will then be considered for specific roles based on their location. For questions about the program or the application/review process please contact Janelle Kelbert at Janelle_kelbert@transcanada.com.

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The Saddle Lake Post Secondary Staff, would like to wish all our Post Secondary Students, near and far, the very best in the coming weeks.  We also want to say, good job to completing the Fall 2017 academic term successfully and pray that 2018 continues to bring you and your family good vibes.

PS staff

We know that some of you have had some challenges throughout the term and we are thankful that you were able to navigate through those challenges and are continuing to move forward in a good way.

Currently, here at the office, we are busy getting your winter enrolments in order and are sorting through documents that student are sending in.  Also, just a head up to those new students, to avoid delays, please make sure your documents are submitted and a HUGE THANK YOU to all those students who have submitted their documents in on time, much appreciated.  Documents required for the Winter term :

  1. Winter Saddle Lake Post Secondary Application;
  2. Winter Course Schedule / Timetable;
  3. Fall statement of marks.

If you have any concerns or question regarding Tuition, Books, Supplies or PSA, please give us a call at the office or send us an email.  You can also click on the following link to access our STUDENT POLICY HANDBOOK where you can find information about the services that we provide.  On page 38, you can find our PSA distribution dates and on pages 10 – 13 you can find information on our Sponsorship Application Procedures.


  • There will be no student incentives this year;
  • All students are reminded to please inform the Saddle Lake Post Secondary Staff of any changes in their Academic or Personal status.  This includes, residency, withdrawals from course(s)/program, etc;


  • DECEMBER 15 – 17th the Saddle Lake Cree Nation Christmas Hampers will be distributed, please ensure someone is home;
  • DECEMBER 19th is the Saddle Lake Community Supper, more info, please call the Band office at 780-726-3829;
  • DECEMBER 21st is the Saddle Lake Community Gathering;
  • DECEMBER 20th is PSA Distribution;
  • DECEMBER 22nd Saddle Lake Band Offices will be closed at noon and reopen on JANUARY 8, 2018, all essential staff will be on hand during this time;
  • MARCH 15th is the deadline for the INTERSESSION (May-August)



We the Saddle Lake Education Authority Staff would like to wish the Saddle Lake Membership and our Post Secondary Students a happy holiday season and all the best in 2018!