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.
Thirty new University of Saskatchewan (U of S) family medicine graduates are practising in Saskatchewan, adding to a growing physician workforce, delivering health care services to residents of the province.
More than 16,000 students have received the Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship this year, totalling nearly $8 million from the Government of Saskatchewan.
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.
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.
Government has approved a number of recommendations put forward by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) for changes to its Safe Driver Recognition program.
Work is underway on Saskatchewan’s first free-flow overpass at the junction of the new Regina Bypass and Victoria Avenue East near the city limits.
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.
An innovative wellness center at The Lighthouse Supported Living (Lighthouse) officially opened today in Saskatoon. The shelter will provide an alternative for manageably intoxicated individuals who are unable to access other shelter services.
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.