News

November 25, 2015

Provincial Parks Set New Visitation Record in 2015

Saskatchewan’s provincial parks and recreation sites hit a new attendance record of nearly 3.9 million visits in 2015.  This is an increase of nearly 125,000 visits over the previous record, which was set in 2013, and is an increase of more than 860,000 visits since 2007.

November 24, 2015

Saskatchewan Remembers Holodomor

Today, Saskatchewan-Ukraine Relations Legislative Secretary Ken Krawetz helped light a memorial candle at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building to remember the millions of victims of Holodomor, a man-made famine that devastated Ukraine in the 1930s.

November 24, 2015

Ernst & Young Confirms Regina Bypass P3 Saves $380 Million

The Saskatchewan Government released the value for money report for the publicly owned Regina Bypass project, which was prepared by Ernst & Young.  The independent procurement and financial experts confirm the P3 model will save taxpayers $380 million, or a little more than 16 per cent, compared to a traditional model.  These savings include P3-related costs, such as private financing.

November 20, 2015

Tisdale Celebrates Long-Term Care Centre Grand Opening

Health care workers, families, residents and special guests today celebrated the grand opening of Newmarket Place in Tisdale which includes a long-term care addition that will improve services for its residents.  Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit and Carrot River Valley MLA Fred Bradshaw joined in the celebration.

November 20, 2015

Major Expansion Completed at Holy Cross High School

Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined representatives of Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, along with students, teachers, and members of the community to celebrate the renovations and expansion of Holy Cross High School.  The Government of Saskatchewan has committed more than $29 million toward this facility.