By Frank Flegel
Forty-five years ago, in 1972, Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau visited Miller Catholic Comprehensive High School in Regina.
It was an election year and, while on a national tour, Mr. Trudeau wanted to visit this nationally recognized high school for which the federal government had provided funding for its construction in 1966.
School principal, Liza Donnelly, in an interview with the Prairie Messenger said that in 1964 provincial legislation included Catholic high schools into the provincial tax-supported education system; two years later construction began on Miller with the aid of federal funding.
Miller was a state-of-the-art institution and received national recognition in at least one national Canadian magazine. In planning the celebrating of Miller’s 50th anniversary in 2016, organizers reached out to Member of Parliament for Regina Wascana, Ralph Goodale, to facilitate an invitation to the current Prime Minister Trudeau to...Read More