Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart is attending the Tri-National Agricultural Accord in Denver, Colorado to promote Saskatchewan’s agriculture exports and stress the importance of open trade with two of the province’s biggest trading partners.
Building permits in Saskatchewan took a big leap in August – rising 17.5 per cent over last August (seasonally adjusted) and well above the 0.6 per cent recorded nationally. Saskatchewan had the second highest percentage growth rate among the provinces.
The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association (SFFA) is launching a public awareness campaign in Regina to encourage interested individuals and families to consider fostering vulnerable infants and sibling groups so they can stay together.
Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate in September was 6.2 per cent (seasonally adjusted), down from 6.4 per cent a month ago and 6.9 per cent from September 2016.
Today is not a good day for Canada. It is not a good day for the federation. It is a very bad day for the west.
Today, students in The Greens on Gardiner neighbourhood officially opened their new Catholic elementary school. École St. Elizabeth was celebrated by students and teachers, along with Regina Walsh Acres MLA Warren Steinley on behalf of Education Minister Bronwyn Eyre, and the Regina Catholic School Division.
Today the federal and provincial governments highlighted investments in value-added agricultural processing through the Saskatchewan Lean Improvements in Manufacturing (SLIM) program.
Saskatchewan’s minimum wage will increase from $10.72 to $10.96 on October 1, 2017.
Social Services Minister Paul Merriman helped officially open a new replacement group home in Saskatoon. The home is operated by the Canadian Deafblind Association (CDBA) and will support three individuals experiencing disabilities. This home replaces a prior one to better serve the needs of those living there.
Today, students and school staff joined Deputy Premier Don Morgan, Education Minister Bronwyn Eyre and representatives from Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools to celebrate the grand opening of St. Thérèse of Lisieux Catholic School in Saskatoon’s Rosewood neighbourhood today.