Eight post-secondary student families now have a safe, quality place to call home thanks to support from the Government of Saskatchewan, the Town of Nipawin, and Northern Spruce Housing Corporation (NSHC). The province, through Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC), provided $1.1 million to make the project a reality. NSHC contributed approximately $474,000, and the Town of Nipawin provided land. The project is the result of a collaboration between Cumberland College, Prince Albert Grand Council (Eastern Sector), the Town of Nipawin and NSHC.
Minister Responsible for Trade Jeremy Harrison is promoting Saskatchewan’s strong trade ties with Asia and the province’s growing trade prospects with the region at a meeting today of influential Asian and Canadian business leaders.
Two Habitat for Humanity partner families in Prince Albert are enjoying an improved quality of life after receiving keys to their new home at a special ceremony held today. The Government of Saskatchewan, through Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC), provided $100,000 in financial assistance to help build the duplex located at 1201 and 1204-17th Street West.
Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined students, teachers, members of the community and representatives from the South East Cornerstone Public School Division to celebrate the grand re-opening of Weyburn Comprehensive School. The government contributed $41 million toward the project.
Today Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2016 Crop Insurance Program. Saskatchewan producers will have access to the highest coverage in program history as well as expanded options for growing fababeans, Khorasan wheat and forage.
Today, the Government of Saskatchewan proclaimed February 28 to March 5, 2016, as Agriculture Literacy Week in Saskatchewan.
The Government of Saskatchewan is making changes to regulations to improve access to birth registration information on adoptions occurring in Saskatchewan for all adult adoptees and birth parents.
Local Traffic Routes To Be Adjusted in Late February
The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan, along with the City of Saskatoon and Stewart Property Holdings Ltd., today celebrated the official opening of the Core Neighborhood Youth Co-op (CNYC), consisting of seven new affordable rental housing units for youth in housing need.
The Government of Saskatchewan today released a strategy that will guide efforts to reduce poverty in the province. The Saskatchewan Poverty Reduction Strategy contains a number of initiatives that will benefit those affected by poverty and aims to reduce the number of residents who experience poverty for two years or more by 50 per cent by the end of 2025.