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Overdose Outreach Teams Piloted in Regina and Saskatoon

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 20:00
Overdose Outreach Teams are launching in Regina and Saskatoon to connect people who have recently experienced an overdose with programs and services. The teams are part of a pilot project to help...

$785,000 For North Battleford Policing Initiatives

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 18:00
The Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety is providing $785,000 to the City of North Battleford through the Municipal Police Grants program in 2022-23. This grant will support seven...

Province Introduces The Saskatchewan Firearms Act to Protect Law-Abiding Firearms Owners

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 17:30
Today, the government introduced The Saskatchewan Firearms Act to protect the rights of lawful firearms owners. "This Act will help address concerns of responsible firearms owners and enhance...

Government to Suspend Assistance to Prolific Violent Offenders at Large

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 17:30
Government introduced legislation today to authorize a Warrant Intelligence Team to work with other government agencies to suspend benefits to and collect information on prolific violent offenders...

2022 Winter Weights Begin on December 2

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 16:30
Winter weight season will begin in all regions of Saskatchewan on Friday, December 2, 2022. Winter weights allow shippers to increase the weight of their loads on secondary highways to primary...

Cochlear Implant Replacement Program Launched

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 16:30
Today, the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Health and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), are implementing the expanded Cochlear Implant Program to help those who need their...

Attention Hunters: Get Your Animals Tested for Chronic Wasting Disease

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 16:00
As your hunting season begins to wind down, please remember to drop off your animal heads for chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing. Testing is easy and free of charge. It is available for deer,...

Official Portrait of Former Premier Brad Wall Unveiled

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 23:00
Premier Scott Moe joined former Premier Brad Wall today to unveil Wall's official portrait at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina. "Brad Wall remains one of the most popular and...

Accelerated Site Closure Program Sees Success for First Nations and Métis Contractors

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 18:00
Provincial Initiative Supports Indigenous Jobs and the Environment Saskatchewan's Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP) has led to strong participation in two provincial programs, the First...

Saskatchewan Embarking on Economic Mission to France and Germany

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 17:00
Delegation to explore economic development, education and research opportunities. Minister of Advanced Education Gordon Wyant will lead a delegation from Saskatchewan to France and Germany to...

Publications Saskatchewan Changes Name to Office of the King's Printer

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 17:00
Publications Saskatchewan has been rebranded as the Office of the King's Printer. With the passing of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Government of Saskatchewan is introducing The King's...

10 School Infrastructure Maintenance Projects Complete, 5 More Underway

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 16:00
The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that nearly all of the 15 education infrastructure stimulus maintenance projects announced in June 2020 are complete, or will be complete, by...

Eligibility Expanded for Rural and Remote Recruitment Incentive

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 16:00
Eligibility has been expanded for Saskatchewan's Rural and Remote Recruitment Incentive of up to $50,000 to provide more opportunities for health care professionals. This incentive is available...

Career Fair in Saskatoon Open for All Newcomers

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 18:00
On November 30, the Government of Saskatchewan is hosting a career fair for Ukrainian refugees. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Prairieland Park Hall E, at 503 Ruth Street West...

Saskatchewan’s Finances on Track at Mid-Year

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 17:00
At mid-year, Saskatchewan is forecasting a surplus of $1.1 billion for 2022-23, up from the first quarter forecast by $50.1 million, and a $1.6 billion improvement from budget. "Our province's...

Saskatchewan Funds Research and Innovation Opportunities for Post-Secondary Students

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 16:30
Saskatchewan post-secondary students are gaining more opportunities to grow their research and innovation skills. In 2022-23, the Government of Saskatchewan is providing $1.15 million to Mitacs for... Brand and Website Launched

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 16:30
Learn how Saskatchewan has become a world leader in sustainable economic development, and environmental stewardship. Today Premier Scott Moe announced the launch of a new SustainableSK brand and...

New Legislation Allows for Electronic Wills, Improves Justice Accessibility

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 21:00
Today government introduced The Wills Amendment Act, 2022, which will enable the creation of electronic wills and use of electronic signatures and remote witnessing. An electronic will is a...

New Legislation Enhances Child Support System, Improves Access to Justice

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 21:00
The Government of Saskatchewan is introducing legislation to make obtaining child support easier for parents, children and caregivers. The Family Maintenance Amendment Act, 2022 will provide people...

The Water Security Agency Releases Winter Conditions Forecast

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 18:00
The Water Security Agency's (WSA) 2022 Conditions at Freeze-up Report indicates that most areas of the province are on the dry side going into the winter. While some areas of the province...