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Group Home Celebrated in Yorkton

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Today, Yorkton MLA Greg Ottenbreit on behalf of Social Services Minister Gene Makowsky, joined community members, dignitaries and residents in Yorkton to celebrate the grand opening of a YAIL...

COVID-19 Weekly EPI Report

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 21:30
Fall Booster Campaign Planning Underway On June 29, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) released guidance for fall COVID-19 vaccination planning, reinforcing that all residents...

Request for Proposal Released for Long-Term Care Services in Regina

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 21:30
The procurement process to provide standard long-term care (LTC) facility-based services in Regina begins today. The Ministry of Health and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) have issued a...

Canada And Saskatchewan Invest In 24 Infrastructure Projects Across The Province

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 19:00
Today, Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Saskatchewan's Government Relations Minister Don McMorris announced more than $11 million in...

Zagimē Anishinabēk, Canada And Saskatchewan Take A Step Toward Reconciliation With Treaty Land Entitlement Claim Settlement Agreement

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 19:00
Today, Chief Lynn Acoose of Zagimē Anishinabēk; Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; and Minister Responsible for First Nation, Métis and Northern Affairs Don McMorris; have...

Watch for Workers When Planning Canada Day Weekend Travel

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 19:00
While many residents will be getting set to hit up some of Saskatchewan's numerous lakes, rivers and parks for the Canada Day long weekend, the Government of Saskatchewan is reminding travellers to...

Crop Report for the Period of June 21 to June 27, 2022

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 18:00
Though there was general precipitation across the province this past week, additional rainfall is still needed in many areas. Some regions experienced flooding and drowned-out crops due to...

2021-22 Year-End Financials Show Strength

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 18:00
Saskatchewan's finances strengthened in 2021-22, with higher than forecast revenue. A deficit of $1.47 billion at year-end is a $1.14 billion improvement over the projected deficit in the 2021-22...

Water Security Agency Expanding Channel Clearing Assistance for Local Governments to Support Agricultural Industry

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 17:30
The Water Security Agency (WSA) is providing new funding for channel clearing as well as maintenance for constructed agricultural drainage projects. Up to $1 million is available in 2022-23 for...

Education and Training Incentive Supports Adult Learners

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 17:00
Starting July 1, a new Education and Training Incentive (ETI) will be available to support adults with low incomes to complete their high school education, workforce or skills training programs....

Settlement Reached With Purdue Pharma Canada For Opioid Damages

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 21:00
Further to the Government of British Columbia's announcement this morning, opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma Canada has agreed to a first of its kind settlement in which it will provide...

SaskTel donating $50,000 to Ukrainian Canadian Congress to support Ukrainians settling in Saskatchewan

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 18:00
SaskTel today announced, that it is making a one-time donation of $50,000 to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress of Saskatchewan (UCC) to help support Ukrainians coming to Saskatchewan to escape the...

Charitable Gaming Grants Support Volunteer Based Organizations Across The Province

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:00
The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) is providing approximately $2.2 million in charitable gaming grants to close to 1,000 groups and organizations across the province, including in...

Short Line Railways Receive a Boost

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 16:30
More investment is on the way for short line rail through the Government of Saskatchewan's Short Line Railway Improvement Program (SRIP).   The SRIP grants of $530,000 will assist with track...

Province Announces 2022 Saskatchewan Order of Merit Recipients

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 18:00
Today, Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty announced the eight newest recipients of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province's highest honour. These remarkable individuals will be invested at a...

Investor Alert: FX Trading Index Limited

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:00
The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) warns investors of the online trading platform FX Trading Index Limited. "If an online trading platform is not registered in the...

Provincial HIV Testing Day Proclaimed In Saskatchewan

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 19:00
Know Your HIV Status Saskatchewan has proclaimed June 27 as the Provincial Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing Day, which coincides with the annual National HIV Testing Day in Canada and the...

Canada Day Festivities Return to Sask Parks

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 18:00
Canada Day celebrations will be taking place in a number of provincial parks on Friday, July 1, with a variety of themed activities and offerings. "Our parks have planned a day full of...

Government Of Saskatchewan Thanks Teachers For A Successful 2021-22 School Year

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 17:00
The Government of Saskatchewan appreciates the commitment and dedication to students that teachers and school staff offered throughout the 2021-22 school year. Teachers and school staff across the...

Death At Pine Grove Correctional Centre

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 23:00
A 33-year-old female inmate was declared deceased this morning at Pine Grove Correctional Centre. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell. Corrections staff called EMS and initiated...

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