Saskatchewan’s Economy Minister Steven Bonk will be in India during the coming week to strengthen the province’s trade links with one of Asia’s largest markets and one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.
A prominent coulee on the Lake of Rivers near Assiniboia will now bear the name of Captain David McAndie, a fallen soldier who homesteaded near the area at the beginning of the First World War.
The Government of Saskatchewan introduced legislation today, invoking the notwithstanding clause of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, to protect parents’ choice in where they send their children to school.
Premier Brad Wall joined dignitaries and representatives of the provincial public service at the Legislative Building to pay tribute to Saskatchewan’s veterans, those in the public service who have served, and those who gave their lives in times of conflict.
Saskatchewan groups and organizations are receiving more than $800,000 from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA)’s charitable gaming grant program.
Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart will be in Japan on a trade mission intended to help Saskatchewan companies maintain and strengthen critical relationships while positioning the province as a reliable and quality supplier of food and agriculture products.
Following legislative amendments which were introduced today, small businesses in Saskatchewan will soon have the highest income threshold in Canada.
Advanced Education Minister Herb Cox recognized 22 new recipients of the Saskatchewan Scholarship of Honour at the Saskatchewan Legislature today.
The now completed International Trade Centre at Evraz Place in Regina will open its doors to the world later this month. The facility was funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Growing Forward 2 agreement.
Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 per cent in October from 7.0 per cent last year, tied for the third lowest in Canada (seasonally adjusted). Nationally, the unemployment rate was 6.3 per cent.