Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation begins ad campaign advocating for more school funding
The STF said the provincial budget that was announced in March did not provide enough funding to support the existing resources in education.
Is Sept. 30 a stat holiday in your province? Here’s what to know
Canada is preparing to honour the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday. The federal government has made the day a statutory holiday for its workers.
Saskatchewan celebrates its ecosystem with National Forest Week
The week is meant to highlight the impact Saskatchewan forests have on the environment and economy in the province and across the world.
No firm date on introducing physician assistants in Saskatchewan while doctors are overrun
According to the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants, they could manage 75 per cent of visits directed towards doctors.
Saskatchewan travellers looking forward to border restrictions easing
Final confirmation from the government is still awaited, but the president and CEO of the Regina airport said he's looking forward to some changes.
Saskatchewan announces affordability plan as inflation cripples families across the province
As a result of the surplus, Harpauer has also announced a four-point affordability plan, to help address rising costs due to inflation and reduce the province’s debt.
Saskatchewan government expands blue light rules to improve road safety
Last Thursday, the Vehicle Equipment Regulations were passed to allow more emergency vehicles to add blue flashing lights to their existing lights.
Saskatchewan government to fund free training for early childhood educators
On Monday, the government announced that they are committing nearly $9 million for training and professional development grants for the early learning and child care sector.
Saskatchewan wants greater control over selection of immigrants
As part of a proposal submitted to the federal government, Saskatchewan is seeking approximately $42 million annually in 'settlement funding' transfers for immigrants.
Saskatchewan sees slight increase in COVID-19 test positivity
According to the report, test positivity rose to 8.9 per cent, compared to 7.4 in the last reporting period.
$500 tax credit cheque issued for everyone in Saskatchewan 18 and older
“This fall, we will be sending a $500 affordability tax credit cheque to everyone in Saskatchewan aged 18 and older,” Moe said.
Moderna bivalent COVID-19 booster dose available for more Saskatchewan residents
As of Monday, people 18 and older in long-term care, personal care homes, and other congregate living facilities in Saskatchewan can get the bivalent vaccine as a booster dose.
Sask. NDP renews call for more government scrutiny of Legacy Christian Academy
Saskatchewan NDP critic Matt Love said the Ministry of Education should lead an investigation into allegations of abuse at the private Saskatchewan Christian school.
Test to create rare earth element ingots in Saskatchewan successful
A test run at a Government of Saskatchewan-funded three-stage rare earth processing facility, which is still under construction, exceeded expectations, the SRC said.
Saskatchewan launches new income support program
The Saskatchewan government says a new income support program will be client-friendly and allow clients to keep more of their earned income.
Jun 18, 2019
Saskatchewan government, opposition, health professionals issue guidance for holiday gatherings
The parties differ, unsurprisingly, on how Thanksgiving gatherings should be restricted as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to surge in Saskatchewan.
Oct 5, 2021
Saskatchewan municipalities to lobby province for wetland policy
For years, groups like Ducks Unlimited Canada have pushed the province to develop a wetland policy, as Saskatchewan is the only province without one.
Feb 15, 2021
Saskatchewan releases plan to advance small modular nuclear reactors
The governments of Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Alberta have agreed to a joint strategic plan outlining a path towards the use of small modular reactors (SMRs).
Saskatchewan’s minimum wage going up, but will remain lowest in Canada
Saskatchewan's minimum wage will increase by 13 cents in October.
Jun 5, 2020
Saskatchewan Catholic board of education sees government funding, but still faces deficit
Out of that funding, the GSCS division received $1.3 million, but said it's a far cry from what they need to avoid decisions like a lunchtime fee.
Voters in Saskatoon Meewasin stay with NDP in byelection to fill former leader’s seat
Teed, a co-owner of a furniture and design store in Saskatoon, had around 56 per cent of the votes compared with Groff's 37 per cent.
Saskatoon Board of Education calls for long-term funding after one-time offset
Board Chair Colleen MacPherson said she expects another deficit in the next budget year as well.
NDP Leader Carla Beck says Saskatchewan should focus on health-care worker retention
Saskatchewan is looking at bringing in physician assistants to help carry the weight of the health sector, but NDP Leader Carla Beck said the government is missing the big issue.