News

October 23, 2015

New Integrated Health Facility Opens in Maple Creek

Maple Creek today celebrated the grand opening of the Southwest Integrated Healthcare Facility, a new facility that is providing a range of health services all under one roof.  Health Minister Dustin Duncan, Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit and Cypress Hills MLA Wayne Elhard joined health care workers, patients, families and residents at the celebration.

October 21, 2015

New Teacher Regulatory Board Celebrates Grand Opening

Education Minister Don Morgan joined education partners and members of the teaching profession to celebrate the grand opening of the newly formed Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB).  This self-regulated body now has the responsibility for teacher certification and discipline in Saskatchewan.

October 21, 2015

Record Construction Season in the Books

As colder weather approaches, the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is winding down a productive construction season.  This year’s record $842 million budget translated into a number of significant improvements across the province.

October 21, 2015

Government Approves SaskEnergy Rate Changes; Customers to See Lower Bills January 1

The Government of Saskatchewan today approved the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel’s recommendations for SaskEnergy's adjustments to both its Commodity and Delivery Service rates.  However, the changes will now be implemented January 1, 2016, when residential customers will experience an overall decrease of $4.42 per month or $53 annually.

October 20, 2015

Wholesale Trade Sets Record in August

Saskatchewan’s wholesale trade made gains in August, up 12.9 per cent (seasonally adjusted) on a year-over-year basis, the highest percentage rise among the provinces, and well above the 3.8 per cent recorded nationally.  Wholesale trade in the province totalled $2.3 billion in August, the highest ever for the month.