Premier Scott Moe has accepted Saskatchewan Rivers MLA Nadine Wilson’s resignation from the government caucus.
Executive Compensation Remains Steady
Rainy, cool weather throughout the province delayed combining progress this week. Harvest progressed to 29 per cent complete, up from 20 per cent last week and well over the five-year average of 12 per cent. An additional 21 per cent of the crop is now swathed or ready to straight-cut, ahead of the five-year average of 16 per cent. Producers would have rather had rain during critical stages of the growing season, but were happy to receive significant amounts of it this week.
This morning, Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty presented ten worthy individuals with the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal during a ceremony at Government House. One medal was presented posthumously and another will be presented at a later date.
Saskatchewan’s deficit is up $126.5 million due to significant agricultural support of over $700 million to address wide-spread drought conditions.
The Government of Saskatchewan's August subsurface mineral public offering raised $1,796,960.62 in revenue.
Saskatchewan municipalities are making progress on approved projects under the Targeted Sector Support (TSS) initiative, which is aimed at building capacity, fostering good governance and encouraging inter-municipal co-operation.
Today, Cut Knife-Turtleford MLA Ryan Domotor, on behalf of Social Services Minister Lori Carr, joined community members, dignitaries and group home residents in Wilkie to celebrate the grand opening of a new Prairie Branches group home.
There is still time for some outdoor family fun in the summer sun. The Old Fashioned Fun and Games Day is taking place this Saturday, August 28. The free activities will be available to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Two significant changes to the way vapour products are sold in Saskatchewan will take place next week.