The recent news that Saskatchewan students are falling behind their counterparts in reading levels is both shocking and saddening.

The good news is that children whose parents are involved in family literacy activities score, on average, 10 points higher on standardized reading tests. This can be as simple as reading to children, which not only helps their reading scores, but strengthens the relationships between family members and encourages lifelong learning! With this in mind, we want to celebrate Family Literacy Day, which takes place on January 27, 2024.

To enter this year's contest, send us an email at [email protected] and tell us your favourite childhood or young adult book. Five lucky winners will receive a gift card to one of our favourite bookstores!

Contest Rules:

This contest is open to SEIU-West members. Contest closes on Thursday January 25. Winners will be selected via random draw from all entries received and contacted via email. This contest is not affiliated with or sponsored by any social media platform.

And the winners are:

  • Mishaela F
  • Shelli M
  • Tanya F
  • Kim F
  • Krista M

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