News

June 01, 2016

Increased Investment to Keep Agriculture Strong

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Budget for 2016-17 will increase by 7.5 per cent for a total of $389.8 million.  This includes $254.6 million to fully fund business risk management programs, a $14.6 million increase from the previous year.

May 26, 2016

First Home Plan Open for Application

The Government of Saskatchewan is now taking applications for First Home Plan.  This new initiative allows eligible post-secondary graduates to borrow up to $10,000 of their unused Graduate Retention Program (GRP) tax credits to put toward the down payment on their first home.  The plan will help recent graduates who have the income to qualify for a mortgage, but may be having challenges saving for a down payment.