News

April 08, 2019

Three New Tax Credits for Volunteer First Responders

Three new non-refundable tax credits are being created in recognition of the invaluable contributions to community safety made by Saskatchewan’s volunteer firefighters, search and rescue volunteers, and volunteer emergency medical first responders.

April 05, 2019

Weight of Bridges Restricted for Public Safety

Following the failure of a newly constructed bridge in the RM of Clayton last fall, the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities and the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure partnered through the Municipal Roads for the Economy Program to commission an inspection and structural assessment of bridges known to have similar design and construction.

April 05, 2019

Lowest Unemployment Rate Since 2015 and 9,800 New Jobs

According to a report issued today by Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 per cent last month, down from 6.0 per cent in March 2018 and 5.8 per cent in February 2019.

April 04, 2019

Saskatchewan Research Council Announces New CEO

Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) Jeremy Harrison is pleased to announce that Mike Crabtree has assumed responsibility as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Saskatchewan Research Council on April 1, 2019.  He replaces Dr. Laurier Schramm, who stepped down from the position at the end of March.