News

October 26, 2018

Community Celebrates New Integrated Health Care Facility in Leader

Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit and Cypress Hills MLA Doug Steele joined community members, staff and clients today to celebrate the opening of the Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility.  The event also marked renovations for the Western Senior Citizens Home.

October 26, 2018

Police and Crisis Team Launched in Prince Albert

A new Police and Crisis Team launched in Prince Albert will improve how frontline policing services respond to people experiencing mental health crises.  Crown Investments Minister and Prince Albert Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave on behalf of Health Minister Jim Reiter joined representatives of the Saskatchewan Health Authority – Prince Albert, City of Prince Albert Police Service, and the community for a launch event today.

October 25, 2018

SaskTel to Improve Wireless Service in Muenster

Today SaskTel announced the launch of 4G LTE cellular services in Muenster with the deployment of a small cell site solution which is part of Phase 2 of the Government of Saskatchewan’s four-phase initiative to provide rural communities with enhanced access to reliable cellular and high speed internet services.

October 25, 2018

New Community Health Centre Launched in Regina

A new community health centre in Regina is providing seniors with an enhanced suite of services through a collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach to care.  The $4.3 million in Budget 2018-19 and $3.0 million annually beginning in 2019-20 support The Gardens Community Health Centre and the Seniors House Call Team expansion.

October 25, 2018

Travel Spending Drops $2.1 Million in 2017-18

The Government of Saskatchewan managed expenses carefully in 2017-18, reducing spending on ministry travel by $2.1 million, or 5.6 per cent, compared to the previous year.  The reduction is included in detailed information in Volume 2 of Public Accounts, released today.

October 25, 2018

Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Receives Environmental Assessment Approval

Today, Environment Minister Dustin Duncan announced approval for the Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project under The Environmental Assessment Act.  The Star Diamond Corporation can now proceed with the next steps of the project, which will be located approximately 65 kilometres east of Prince Albert in the Fort à la Corne Forest.