News

April 13, 2021

Enhanced Supports for Rural Saskatchewan Veterinary Services

Advanced Education Minister Gene Makowsky and Agriculture Minister David Marit are announcing a number of initiatives to enhance the availability of veterinary services in rural Saskatchewan.  These include the development of a new virtual option to train registered veterinary technologists in rural and remote Saskatchewan, as well as a loan forgiveness program that will be offered to new graduates who practice in rural or remote areas of the province.

April 12, 2021

Vaccine Delivery Plan: Mobile Vaccination Units to Prioritize First Responders, Health Care Workers to Receive Unused Phase 1 Doses, Pharmacies to Offer Vaccine to Facility Staff

Saskatchewan's vaccine delivery plan will begin to target first responders through mobile vaccination units once current priority populations are complete.  Currently, mobile vaccination units are targeting select congregate living settings including group home and shelter staff and residents.  Once vaccinations in these settings are complete, mobile vaccination units will target first responders including police officers, fire fighters and public health inspectors and will be dispatched to central workplace settings.  Targeted vaccination of first responders with mobile vaccination units is anticipated to commence within two weeks upon the completion of congregate living setting vaccinations.

April 12, 2021

SaskTel Waives Data Overage Charges Until June 30, 2021

Today, SaskTel announced plans to waive data overage charges from April 12 - June 30, 2021, to further assist customers with online learning or those still working remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  There will be no data overage charges (domestic data) for business or consumer customers, on SaskTel's postpaid Wireless plans (https://www.sasktel.com/store/browse/Personal/Wireless/Rate-plans/_/N-2777), noSTRINGSPrepaid (https://www.sasktel.com/store/browse/Personal/Wireless/noSTRINGS-Prepaid/_/N-26v9) wireless plans or SaskTel fusion Internet (https://www.sasktel.com/personal/internet/hs-fusion) plans.

April 12, 2021

Saskatchewan Air Ambulance Celebrates 75 Years of Saving Lives

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Saskatchewan Air Ambulance, the oldest, non-military, government air ambulance in the world.  The vital, emergency response service flies people inside and, on occasion, outside the province to receive the appropriate medical care they need.