News

February 08, 2016

Premier Proposes Federal Assistance for Oil Service Sector

Premier Brad Wall has presented a proposal to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to support an Accelerated Well Cleanup Program (AWCP) in Saskatchewan. The proposal calls for $156 million in federal funding to help stimulate employment in the oil and gas service support sector by accelerating the clean-up of oil wells no longer capable of production.

February 08, 2016

No Education Mill Rate Increase in 2016

There will be no increases in the education property tax mill rates for 2016 as the Government of Saskatchewan is maintaining rates at the same level as in the previous three years.

February 05, 2016

Province Supports New Habitat for Humanity Build in Moose Jaw

A Moose Jaw Habitat for Humanity partner family will soon improve their quality of life through homeownership.  The province, through Saskatchewan Housing Corporation, is contributing $65,000 in financial support toward the home, located at 810 Ominica Street East.  The home will consist of a 1,000 square foot (93 square metres) four-bedroom bungalow.

February 05, 2016

Improved Personal Care Home Inspection Information Now Available Online

Saskatchewan residents can now access improved personal care home inspection information onwww.Saskatchewan.ca. The new electronic (tablet) reporting system for inspectors ensures more accessible, detailed reports regarding personal care homes are available to the public – a recommendation previously made by both the Provincial Auditor and the Saskatchewan Ombudsman.

February 04, 2016

Assistance to Remove Employment Barriers for People Living with Disabilities

An agreement between the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Abilities Council will provide $904,438 in funding to help the council deliver its Partners in Employment program.  The program offers a range of services to both individuals and employers to assist people living with disabilities in Regina and Moose Jaw.