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Tentative Agreement Reached Between Government And Teacher Bargaining Committees

Fri, 05/17/2024 - 21:00
A tentative agreement between the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee and the Teachers' Bargaining Committee has been reached following recent negotiations. The tentative agreement encompasses...

Premier Moe Appoints New Advanced Education Minister

Fri, 05/17/2024 - 19:00
Premier Scott Moe has made a change to the provincial cabinet, appointing Colleen Young to serve as Minister of Advanced Education. "Minister Wyant recently asked to step away from his cabinet...

A Royally Good Time: Celebrate May Long Weekend at Government House

Fri, 05/17/2024 - 18:30
Mark the long weekend at Government House this Victoria Day, Monday, May 20, with free, family-friendly activities and attractions between 1 and 4 p.m.  "The Victoria Day long weekend is how many...

Saskatchewan Building Construction Investment Up 21.2 Per Cent

Fri, 05/17/2024 - 18:30
Year-over-year growth in building construction investment ranks third among the provinces  Today's numbers for investment in building construction from Statistics Canada show that Saskatchewan has...

Saskatchewan Continues to Strengthen Economic Collaboration with Japan

Fri, 05/17/2024 - 18:00
Province Extends Memorandum of Cooperation by Three Years Today, the Government of Saskatchewan extended their Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with the Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment...

Graham Builders Selected for New Specialized Long Term Care Facility in Regina

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 23:30
The Regina Specialized Beds Long-Term Care (LTC) Home project continues to progress with the award of the Progressive Design Build Agreement to Graham Design Builders LP. The Progressive Design...

Saskatchewan Investing $14.4 Million in Settlement Support Services

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 21:49
Settlement Agencies to Increase Supports for Newcomers Across the Province The Government of Saskatchewan is continuing to support the retention and integration of newcomers in Saskatchewan with...

Spring Sitting of Legislature Highlights Saskatchewan's Focus on Classrooms, Care and Communities

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 19:26
As the Spring sitting of the Legislature concludes today, Premier Scott Moe took time to highlight the significant investments made in education, health care and municipalities in the 2024-25...

Province Provides Funding to Expand Muskwa Lake Wellness Camp for Addictions Treatment

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 19:00
The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to improving access to addictions treatment services so that more people can overcome addictions and live healthy, safe lives in recovery. Additional...

Be Bear Aware

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 18:30
Springtime is bear aware time! Our furry friends are out of their dens looking for food now that warmer weather has arrived, so be sure to keep watch when outdoors and ensure attractants aren't...

Crop Report for the Period May 7 to May 13, 2024

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 18:00
Producers have made substantial progress in seeding over the last week. Seeding is currently 32 per cent complete in the province, up 20 per cent from last week. This is behind the five-year...

Further Incentives Added to Attract Specialists as Part of Saskatchewan's HHR Action Plan

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 18:00
Saskatchewan's Health Human Resources (HHR) Action Plan continues to show progress in key areas to recruit, train, incentivize and retain more health care workers.  "Our ambitious HHR Action Plan...

Moose Hide Campaign Day Observed in Legislative Assembly

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 18:00
Today, Members of the Legislative Assembly, along with Saskatchewan public service employees, join people across Canada and wear moose hide pins to observe the annual Moose Hide Campaign. The Moose...

Saskatchewan's Agri Food Export Volume to India Sees 1217 Per Cent Increase in Q1 2024

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 17:30
In the first quarter of 2024, Saskatchewan's agricultural exports to India, already a top global market for Saskatchewan agriculture, have increased in volume by 13-fold over the previous year for...

Reminder: Leave Baby Wildlife Alone

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 19:00
A young animal may look in need of your help but, in most cases, the best thing you can do is appreciate them from a distance and leave them be.    While it may seem like the baby has been...

Saskatchewan Housing Starts Soar by 82.2 Per Cent

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 19:00
Figures Show Saskatchewan's Strength as Housing Starts Surge According to the latest data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), in April 2024, urban housing starts in...

Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Scholarship Recipients Announced

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 18:30
The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the 2024-25 recipients of the Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Scholarship and the Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Indigenous Scholarship....

Record Infrastructure Investment Accelerates Progress on Capital Projects in Saskatchewan

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 18:00
Construction is ongoing across Saskatchewan communities as part of the government's investment of more than an all-time high $4.4 billion in capital projects to support classrooms, care and...

Saskatchewan Agri Food Exports to Indo Pacific Region Surpasses $7 Billion

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 17:30
In 2023, Saskatchewan exported $7.28 billion worth of agri-food products to the Indo-Pacific Region. The top exporting destination in the region was China, with $4.3 billion worth of agri-food...

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Invest $5 Million in Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 19:30
Today, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit announced $5 million over five years for the Prairie Agricultural Machinery...

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