Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Canada’s Premiers’ Council of the Federation Literacy Award (COFLA). Saskatchewan recognizes literacy champions by focusing on a different category every two years, rotating the award with literacy learners, literacy volunteers and literacy leaders. In 2019, Saskatchewan will honour a family literacy volunteer.
Government of Saskatchewan Partnering With Natural Resources Canada To Help Producers Manage Climate Change
Today, the Government of Saskatchewan, in partnership with Natural Resources Canada and the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), announced $1.3 million in funding and in-kind support to help Saskatchewan producers and communities successfully manage the impacts of climate change.
New Indigenous language courses will expand learning opportunities for high school students in Saskatchewan. Courses in Dene, Nakawe and Michif at the 10, 20 and 30 level will be available for the 2019-20 school year.
Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant was joined at the Regina Public Library today by parents, children, and educators, to announce more than $2 million for literacy initiatives for children aged six and under across the province.
Today, Government Relations Minister Warren Kaeding officially proclaimed April 14-20, as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
Today, Social Services Minister Paul Merriman joined community members and dignitaries in Saskatoon to celebrate the grand opening of a new Christian Horizons home.
The annual Skills Canada Saskatchewan competition takes place today at Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Mount Royal Collegiate in Saskatoon. The event, now in its 21st year, gives high school students, post-secondary students and apprentices an opportunity to showcase their talents in the skilled trades and technologies. Hundreds of high school students and apprentices have been practising for competition day.
Saskatchewan’s tourism sector honoured businesses and individuals at the 30th annual Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala, which was celebrated in Saskatoon on April 11 at TCU Place.
The April public offering of Saskatchewan’s Crown petroleum and natural gas rights held on April 9, the first offering of the 2019-20 fiscal year, raised a total of $1.5 million for the province and was focused on the Swift Current area.
The Government of Saskatchewan released its first climate resilience report today, with measures that demonstrate how the province is increasing resilience to climate change. The report covers five key areas: natural systems, physical infrastructure, economic sustainability, community preparedness and human well-being.