News

March 01, 2016

Private-Pay MRI Services Begin in Saskatchewan

Patients now have the option to choose to directly pay a private facility for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan in Saskatchewan.  Facilities that conduct a private MRI scan must also provide a second scan at no charge to an individual who is on the public waiting list.

March 01, 2016

Fill 'Er Up: Increased Access to Growler Stations for Saskatchewan

Craft beer lovers now have more options when it comes to filling their growlers.  That’s because off-sale outlets, franchises, private stores and Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) stores are now eligible to provide growler fills of craft beer.

March 01, 2016

Preserving 39 Years of Telemiracle

As the Kinsmen Foundation prepares for the milestone 40th airing of Telemiracle, the foundation is taking steps to preserve all known footage from the first 39 years of Telemiracle.

February 29, 2016

Third Quarter Revenues are Down but Four Year Forecast Shows Improvement

Finance Minister Kevin Doherty today said provincial revenues took a big hit in 2015-16 because of the dramatic drop in oil prices but global economic recovery over the next few years coupled with Saskatchewan’s strong economic fundamentals means the province’s finances are expected to improve.  Doherty released the 2015-16 Budget Update and Four Year Forecast today.

February 29, 2016

Construction Begins on École Connaught Community School

Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined students, teachers, members of the community and representatives from Regina Public Schools to celebrate the start of construction of École Connaught Community School.  The government will contribute $22 million toward the project.

February 29, 2016

New Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford On Time and On Budget

Construction on the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford project is on track for completion by spring 2018 and is proceeding within budget.  Construction, which continued through the winter months, has now included bulk excavation, formwork, concrete work and backfilling.

February 29, 2016

Inquest Into the Death of Gerald Lord

A public inquest into the death of Gerald Lord has been scheduled for March 7 - 11, 2016, at the Regina Court of Queen’s Bench.

February 29, 2016

Labour Relations Board Appoints New Vice-Chair

Graeme G. Mitchell, Q.C. has been appointed as the Vice-Chair of the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board replacing Judge Steven Schiefner who was appointed to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan on November 13, 2015.