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.
The Government of Saskatchewan announced today the overpass project at Martensville and Warman will open to traffic this fall, nearly one year ahead of schedule.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The new session of the Legislature opened today with a Throne Speech focusing on the government’s commitment to stand up for Saskatchewan people.
Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy will formally open the Third Session of the Twenty-Eighth Legislature with the Speech from the Throne on October 24 in the Assembly Chamber of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building.
Premier Scott Moe joined Health Minister Jim Reiter at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy on Grant Road today in Regina to get the flu shot and encourage residents to get one as well.