News

February 26, 2016

Student Housing Project Opens in Nipawin

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.

February 25, 2016

Two Prince Albert Families Become Homeowners with Help from Province and Habitat for Humanity

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.

February 25, 2016

Major Expansion and Renovation Celebrated at Weyburn Comprehensive School

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.

February 25, 2016

Highest Crop Insurance Coverage in Program History Offered to Producers in 2016

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.

February 24, 2016

New Rental Housing for Youth Officially Opens in Saskatoon

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.

February 24, 2016

Government Releases Poverty Reduction Strategy

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.