News

October 14, 2015

Fewer Injuries and Fatalities on Saskatchewan Roads

Safer driving has led to 19 per cent fewer fatalities and 18 per cent fewer injuries in the first year of tougher traffic safety laws, according to preliminary numbers from SGI.  The numbers are for the year-long period July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015.  Traffic law changes in Saskatchewan took effect June 27, 2014 as a result of recommendations made by the all-party Special Committee on Traffic Safety.

October 09, 2015

Lowest Unemployment Rate in the Country for Two Straight Years

In September 2015, Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate was 5.1 per cent (seasonally adjusted), marking two consecutive years the province has had the lowest unemployment rate among the provinces.  The national unemployment rate in September stood at 7.1 per cent.

October 09, 2015

Expansion at Prince Albert Correctional Centre

The Government of Saskatchewan is taking action to ensure the safety and security of staff, the public and offenders at the Prince Albert Correctional Centre by opening a new 144 bed expansion.

October 05, 2015

Saskatchewan Welcomes Trans Pacific Partnership Deal

Premier Brad Wall is applauding today’s announcement from Atlanta of an agreement, and Canada’s participation in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), one of the most ambitious free trade agreements in history.