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Happy Thanksgiving

This is the time of year to give thanks for all of the wonderful blessings in your life.  I hope your family and friends have a safe, healthy and happy holiday season.

Statement from Premier Brad Wall

Yesterday was not a good day for Canada.  It is not a good day for the federation.  It is a very bad day for the west. TransCanada made the decision to cancel Energy East – but make no mistake, the reasons for it fall at the feet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the federal […]

HAPPY 150TH BIRTHDAY CANADA

Canada is the best country to live in!  We Canadians are proud of where we come from and we are so excited to be celebrating our 150th Birthday this Saturday, July 1.  There are many celebrations going on all over Saskatchewan over the weekend, check out this link here for more details of what is […]

Saskatchewan Health Authority Head Office To Be Located in Saskatoon

Health Minister Jim Reiter and Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit announced the head office for the new provincial health authority will be located in Saskatoon. The first day of operations for the health authority is being determined, but is still anticipated to occur in fall 2017. “A number of locations for the head […]

Saskatchewan Has the Highest Proportion of Young People Among Provinces

“Saskatchewan’s future has never been brighter as shown in today’s release of census data indicating that we have one of the youngest populations in Canada,” Economy Minister Jeremy Harrison said.  “Having one of the youngest populations in Canada shows that Saskatchewan continues to be a great place to live, work, do business and to raise […]

Government Restores Funding for Libraries

The Government of Saskatchewan announced that it will be restoring funding for Saskatchewan libraries back to the 2016-17 funding levels to ensure that regional and municipal libraries and the interlibrary loan services remain operational.  Today’s announcement will provide $4.8 million in addition to the $3.5 million that was announced on budget day, March 22. “Premier […]

2017-18 Budget: Meeting the Challenge

The province’s 2017-18 Budget controls spending, modernizes and expands the tax base, and invests in priority government programs, services and infrastructure projects for the benefit of all Saskatchewan people.  It also outlines a plan to return to balanced budgets in three years. “Our challenge is clear,” Finance Minister Kevin Doherty said.  “Resource revenue has declined […]

Transition to Single Provincial Health Authority Underway

Administrative Cost Savings Being Identified Work is underway to consolidate the 12 existing Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) to a single Provincial Health Authority, anticipated to occur in fall 2017. “As work begins on the transition, our goal is to ensure implementation occurs seamlessly and that the needs of patients are always our top priority,” Health […]

Saskatchewan Residents Reminded to Get a Flu Shot

Health officials are reminding residents it’s not too late to get a flu shot as influenza activity picks up across Canada and Saskatchewan. The flu vaccine is recommended for anyone six months and older, and is especially important for people who are most at risk of serious illness from influenza: seniors, children, pregnant women, and […]

Lest We Forget

  On this day, when we honour those who have fought for our country and our freedom, it’s hard to find the words to express just what they have given each and every one of us. So instead, we’ve turned to those who came before us — some speaking to heal a nation, others trying […]