Today Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant joined Elders, students, teachers and representatives from the Regina Catholic School Division to celebrate the grand opening of Sacred Heart Community School. The Government of Saskatchewan committed more than $27 million toward the project.
The Government of Saskatchewan is releasing its framework for cannabis legalization and outlining a plan for the legal and responsible distribution, sale and use of cannabis in the province. Saskatchewan’s Cannabis Framework outlines various aspects of cannabis legalization and regulation within the province that will ensure the safety of Saskatchewan families and communities.
Most of Saskatchewan Expected to Experience Near Normal to Above Normal Run-Off Levels, But Drier Areas Remain
Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released an updated spring runoff outlook for 2018, confirming that the early March snowfall across much of southern Saskatchewan has raised projections for a near normal to above normal snowmelt runoff across most of the province, except some drier pockets in southwest and south central Saskatchewan.
The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed March 11 - 17, as Agricultural Safety Week.
The Government of Saskatchewan recently approved a new recycling program for agricultural grain bags. The program, set to launch in March 2018, provides a responsible option for producers to return these large, heavy bags for recycling and to prevent environmental harm from open burning or improper disposal.
March 8 is International Women’s Day, a day chosen by the United Nations to recognize women and the contributions they make every day around the world. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress, acknowledging the strides being made toward gender parity powered by global activism. Women are making important strides across our province, including increased participation in entrepreneurial endeavours.
Saskatchewan’s merchandise exports showed strong growth in January 2018, with a 10.0 per cent increase over December 2017, and higher than the Canadian average of a -1.6 per cent decline, seasonally unadjusted. According to Statistics Canada, the province ranked second in percentage growth among the provinces.
Saskatchewan Party MLA Kevin Doherty today announced that he is leaving politics to pursue opportunities in the private sector.
Saskatchewan’s finances continue to be on track in 2017-18, confirmed by a smaller deficit forecast in the province’s third quarter financial report released today.