News

September 22, 2017

Provincial Graduation Rate Increasing

Education Minister Bronwyn Eyre joined with the Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) to celebrate that more students in Saskatchewan are graduating from high school. The announcement was made at the SSBA’s annual Fall Members Council in Saskatoon.

September 22, 2017

Chief Whitecap School Welcomes Students from Stonebridge and Whitecap Dakota First Nation

Today, students from Saskatoon’s Stonebridge community and Whitecap Dakota First Nation came together to celebrate the grand opening of Chief Whitecap School. The elementary school is part of a unique partnership between Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Saskatoon Public Schools and the federal and provincial governments that includes students in Grades 5-8 from Whitecap Dakota First Nation and K-8 students from Stonebridge.

September 21, 2017

Highest Wholesale Trade Growth in Canada

Saskatchewan’s manufacturing sector was busy in July, with sales up 13.5 per cent over last July (seasonally adjusted), the highest percentage increase among the provinces, to $1.27 billion.  On a national basis, sales were up only 3.4 per cent.

September 21, 2017

School Divisions Save on Fuel as Buses Get Rolling

Following the work of the Advisory Panel on Educational Governance Renewal, school divisions have been working with the Ministry of Education to find savings to ensure available resources can be directed to the classroom. As a result, all 28 school divisions have agreed to enter into a bulk fuel purchase agreement with Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL), beginning in the 2017-18 school year.

September 20, 2017

Provincial Fire Ban Lifted

With rainfall in many areas, and a return to cooler temperatures and higher humidities, the ban on open fires for all provincial Crown land south of the Churchill River, has now been lifted.  The ban was put in place August 1 and expanded on August 31. There are now no active provincial fire bans in Saskatchewan.

September 19, 2017

Manufacturing Sales Growth Leads Canada

Saskatchewan’s manufacturing sector was busy in July, with sales up 13.5 per cent over last July (seasonally adjusted), the highest percentage increase among the provinces, to $1.27 billion.  On a national basis, sales were up only 3.4 per cent.

September 18, 2017

Warman Celebrating the Opening of Two New Elementary Schools

Hundreds of students, staff, families, and community members in Warman came together today to celebrate their two newest elementary schools.  Education Minister Bronwyn Eyre joined the Prairie Spirit School Division and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools to officially open Traditions Elementary School and Holy Trinity Catholic School – the first school project of its kind in Warman.

September 14, 2017

Light of the Prairies Receives New Capital Funding from Province

Saskatoon University MLA Eric Olauson, on behalf of Social Services Minister Paul Merriman, today announced $16,000 in new capital funding to Light of the Prairies, a community-based organization that supports people experiencing disabilities.