January 22, 2018

Government Proclaims Red Tape Awareness Week in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the week of January 22-26 as Red Tape Awareness Week in the province.  The week highlights the importance of regulatory modernization and the provincial government’s ongoing effort to reduce red tape for Saskatchewan businesses and consumers.

January 19, 2018

Saskatchewan Leads Western Canada with Strong Manufacturing Sales Growth

Saskatchewan recorded the strongest manufacturing sales growth in western Canada, with an increase of 13.5 per cent compared to the previous year (seasonally adjusted).  This was the second highest percentage growth among the provinces and stronger than a national increase of 6.0 per cent.

January 17, 2018

Outlook Day Program Reopens

Arm River MLA Greg Brkich, on behalf of Social Services Minister Paul Merriman, joined community members, dignitaries and day program participants in Outlook to celebrate the grand reopening of Variety Place.  The day program facility had been closed in order to complete $350,000 in renovation upgrades.

January 16, 2018 Partnering With the National Job Bank to Provide Improved Services

Saskatchewan’s largest job-matching website,, is partnering with Canada’s largest job search website, the National Job Bank, to provide enhanced services for users.  This partnership will improve how employers and job seekers can advertise, recruit and search for Saskatchewan jobs.

January 15, 2018

Innovation Saskatchewan Program Sparks Collaboration and Research Innovation in Health

Five winning projects have been selected from the province’s first SPARK Night, a networking and match-making type program for researchers, which took place in November 2017.  Each project will receive $5,000 in seed grants for preliminary research work. SPARK Night was created to help increase collaboration across research institutes which are funded by Innovation Saskatchewan.