News

March 02, 2021

COVID-19 Update for March 2: 80,236 Vaccines Delivered, 134 New Cases, 194 Recoveries, Two New Deaths

One hundred per cent (100) per cent of long-term care homes across Saskatchewan have now received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with ninety-one (91) per cent of residents choosing to receive the vaccine.  Fifty-three (53) per cent of facilities have received both their first and second dose.  Nine per cent of long-term care home residents were not immunized due to a variety of circumstances, such as the availability of residents at the time of vaccination, refusal to take the vaccine or a change in health status.

March 01, 2021

Pandemic Contingency Used to Support Saskatchewan People

To help protect Saskatchewan people and businesses through the global COVID-19 pandemic, the $200 million health and public safety contingency has been drawn down, with $160 million in new contingency allocations.  Combined with other spending needs for the 2020-21 fiscal year, this required the issuing of February special warrants totaling $322.8 million.

March 01, 2021

Winter Weights Removed on Highways in Southern Saskatchewan

Effective March 1, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., winter weight designations for some highways in southern Saskatchewan were removed.  Allowable weights will return to normal regulation weights on these 52 specific roads in 101 Rural Municipalities.

March 01, 2021

Province Proclaims Agriculture Literacy Month

March 2021 has once again been proclaimed as Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan.  Agriculture Literacy Month allows students across the province to participate in conversations and activities to help them learn about the agriculture industry.  This year the Government of Saskatchewan will be providing Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan (AITC-SK) with an additional $400,000 in funding.