The values of “determination, courage and spirit” in the SAIT Trojans’ motto couldn’t have been better demonstrated than they were recently by Chanelle Petrie. Petrie, 18, was sexually exploited by her minor hockey coach, Heidi Ferber, back in 2010 and 2011, and recently urged her lawyers to fight to have the publication ban lifted that concealed Petrie’s name in the case.
For the first time, National Pink Shirt Day came to SAIT on Feb 26. Pink Shirt Day is a day to take a stand against bullying and show support for those being harassed by wearing a pink shirt.
Students who are also parents will be looking to SAITSA’s new executive council to continue moving towards an on-campus day care being installed at SAIT. Despite the existence of child care programs at U of C and MRU, SAITSA hasn’t been able to solidify plans yet.
“Today’s announcement will also help SAIT, I believe, continue to build a legacy of student success giving tomorrow’s [youngsters] the education they need to enter the workforce and achieve the extraordinary.”
In celebration of Heritage Park’s 50th anniversary, Gasoline Alley is displaying iconic cars from movies and TV until April. 21st. Herbie, Duke of Hazard’s General Lee and the DeLorean from Back to the Future are among those featured.